Please join us at Schmitt Music Denver for a special Master Class and Concert presented by pianist & performer Ludovica Mosca on Sunday, August 5. The Master Class starts at 10:00 a.m. and the solo concert will begin at 5:00 p.m. – both events are free and open to the public!
“Ludovica Mosca is a prolific artistic that seems to be charged with as much energy as sensitivity, with great passion for music and art.” – Santi Palos, Diari de Terrassa
Ms. Mosca will listen to three area piano students perform, offering instructive comments to improve their performances. Everyone is welcome to attend and watch this fascinating process. Her evening solo performance will feature works by J. Ph. Rameau, J.S. Bach, J. Field, Clara Wieck-Schumann, and J. Brahms. Click Here to view the program.
Ludovica Mosca has studied music, dance and fine arts. Acclaimed by critics and the public she performs and teaches in concert halls, universities and conservatories throughout Spain, Europe, the United States, Latin-America and Asia.
Born in Paris from Italian parents, she studied piano at the Conservatorio Superior del Liceo of Barcelona with G.Garganta and with P.Vallribera and later with E.Casals. She moved to Antwerpen (Belgium) to study with F. Gevers at the Royal Music Conservatory were she won a “Premier Prix”. She follow her studies in Paris with A. Motard, and master courses with J.Demus, J. van Immerseel, R.Tureck, J.Savall, G.Hadjinikos, S.Chelibidache and H. Zender.
Her repertoire includes from 17th Century to contemporary composers. She has performed the premiere in Spain of Elliot Carter’s Sonata and Morton Feldman’s “For Christian Wolf”, in Mexico with the pianist Emilio Lluis, the premiere of the composer’s original version for two pianos of The Planets by G.Holst ,as well as many works by contemporary composers.
As a teacher, she specializes in courses on Bach, Haydn, contemporary music, improvisation, piano pedagogy, musical memory, relaxation, and baroque dance for musicians and castanets.
She won the International Prize Alex de Vries (Belgium) for her performance of the Rhapsody in Blue by G. Gershwin with The Philharmonic Orchestra of Antwerp.The International 3rd Prize Maria Canals (Duo LLinares-Mosca) and the First Prize at the International Yamaha Competition (Klavier Quartett de Barcelona).
She works regularly both as a pianist and baroque dancer with international chamber music Ensembles and soloists and has recorded many CD as soloist, with jazz pianist Manel Camp, cellists Iñaki Etxepare and Georghe Motatu, Almodis Ensemble, violinist Nico Baltussen.
Ludovica Mosca is a member of the Faculty of the Luthier Music & Dance School, Juan Pedro Carrero School, both in Barcelona, and the Jaques Dalcroze Master degree.
Author of the New Boileau-Urtext edition of the keyboard works by J. S. Bach and the “25 Pieces by W. A. Mozart ” as well as the “Six Sonates” by N. Casanoves for the Montserrat Abbey Publications.
Ludovica Mosca has work periodically with the well-known musicologist H.C. Robbins-Landon on the works of F. J. Haydn and the classical period and has had the opportunity to play on Haydn’s fortepiano!
It is not Ludovica’s first visit to Colorado. She came in 1989 and in 1991 to perform and to teach in Grand Junction at the “Alex de Vries” Music Academy and at the Colorado Mesa University, in Montrose, and at the Western State College of Colorado of Gunnison. She also was guest artist at the National Teacher Convention at the University of Fort Collins both as a lecture-performer about F.J.Haydn.