Biography

 Nadia and Angela Tirino undertook the study of the piano at a young age and graduated with honors from the State Music Conservatory “L. Cherubini ”of Florence under the guidance of the Masters Giuseppe Fricelli and Giovanni Carmassi.

 

Winners of important national and international competitions (Riviera della Versilia, Città di Massa, “Paul Harris” under the patronage of the Rotary Club of Milan), have played in prestigious concert halls in Italy and abroad, among these we remember the recitals held at important institutions and musical associations such as: S. Marco Museum in Florence, Carrara Animosi Theater, Pescara Theater, Milan Trivulzio Hotel, reduced by Manzoni Theater in Pistoia, S. Anna University in Pisa, Verdi Theater in Montecatini Terme , French Consulate of Florence, P. zza della Repubblica of Florence for the “Lyons Day”, Gaulitana Festival of Malta, Haswill University of London, Bristol Piano Festival, Medici Villa La Magia di Quarrata, Council Chamber of the Municipality of Scandicci, Museum State of “Casa Giusti” of Monsummano Terme, Museum of Contemporary Art and of the Twentieth Century of Monsummano Terme, concert for Emergency-Rai and Medici senza Frontiere.

They have collaborated, in the world premiere, with the RAI radio-actress Annamaria Sanetti and with the actor Leonardo De Carmine in the realization of the opera “the tin soldier” by Maestro Composer Bruno Rigacci for the bicentenary since the birth of the writer and poet Danish HC Andersen enjoying considerable success with the public and critics.

They have participated in numerous masterclasses with internationally renowned pianists, such as Franco Scala, Valery Voskobojnikov, Bruno Canino, Michele Ignelzi and Massimiliano Damerini.

They are part of the jury of the “Vito Frazzi” National Piano Competition which takes place annually at the “Orazio Barbieri” Council Hall of the municipality of Scandicci.

They are piano teachers at the Music Academy of Florence and the middle and high schools of the Florence board; collaborate with the Conservatory of Siena and with the Royal School of Music in London for the ABRSM exams.

Their continuous interest in the didactic field has led them to deepen other fields of study and research such as the “Kodaly” and “Dalcroze” methods and to complement these with the use of music therapy especially in students with specific learning disabilities.

 

In May 2017 They recorded the cd “Invitation to the dance” and subsequently signed a contract with the prestigious Brilliant Classic record company for the world premiere recording of the complete opera for piano duo of the romantic author H.V. Herzogenberg.