Giacomo Franci Pianist, Conductor
2020- 3rd invitation by Entrepreneur Organization to conduct – this time at Lincoln Center
2020- 2nd Commercial Recording of Contemporary Music with NYCP Orchestra for C.R.S featuring my new composition for Violin and Orchestra
2019 1st invitation by Young Presidents Organization to conduct at Weill Room at Carnegie Hall
2019- 2nd invitation by Entrepreneur Organization to conduct at Weill Room at Carnegie Hall – Sold out, Standing Ovation
2018- 1st invitation by Entrepreneur Organization to conduct at Weill Room at Carnegie Hall – Sold out, Standing Ovation
2015 - Guest Conductor Grosseto Symphony Orchestra , Italy
2004 to Present - Founder,Artistic Director,Conductor New York Chamber Players Orchestra .
From 2004 to 2013 Associate Conductor Richmond County Orchestra,Staten Island N.Y.
2013 - First Commercial Recording of Contemporary Music with New York Chamber Players Orchestra on C.R.S. Records
2013 - Guest Conductor Concepcion Symphony Orchestra, Chile
Conducting Educational Background
1998 - Course with Boston Chamber Orchestra ,Tanglewood MA, under the guidance of Jorma Panula
1993 - Course with Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra,Milan under the guidance of Gustav Kuhn
1992 - Specialization in Orchestra Conducting with Pisa Symphony Orchestra - 300 hours Conducting - under the guidance of Piero Bellugi
Piano Soloist -
1998 to Present - Since his debut at Carnegie Recital Hall , He has been invited ,often to Sold-out prestigious venues ,for Concert Engagements in the following countries : U.S.A,Italy,England,Finland,France,Turkey,China,Bulgaria .
He is a returning soloists with the following Orchestras : La Grande Symphony Orchestra, Grosseto Symphony Orchestra, ISO Symphony ,Turkey State Symphony,Richmond County Orchestra,New York Chamber Players,Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina ,Bacau Philharmonic Orchestra,Ensemble Orchestral de Bourdeaux.
1988 to 1998 Started Concert Career at Teatro Comunale "Guglielmi",Teatro San Filippo di Torino,Circolo della Musica di Bologna,Teatro Comunale di Ferrara to mention a few
International Recording Career
From 2018 on – The Complete Piano Works By L.van Beethoven: everything that includes Piano Works- Solo, Chamber Music, and Solo with Orchestra. All instrumental music except the compositions that includes vocals – It’s a World Premiere going to be realized with Sheva Collection Records
1995 to present - 8 commercial recordings we mention :Recording debut with A.Casella Music 1995,Triple CD Complete Published Piano Works by A.Copland 1998( World Premiere)-Sold Out Recording the few remaining copies are for sell at $400 each,Double CD Complete Published Piano Works by I.Stravinsky 2010(World Premiere) –
All Recordings have received oustanding reviews by International Critics from : Musica Magazine (Italy),Society News(U.S.A),Silk Road(China),Fono Forum(Germany)to mention a few . He is exclusive artist with Fone'Classics(distributed in 23 Countries all over the world ) , Contemporary Record Society, Sheva Collection
Piano Educational Background
1993-94 Further Piano Studies under the guidance of Aldo Ciccolini
1992 Master Degree Scholarship in Piano at Scuola di Alto Perfezionamento Musicale di Saluzzo under the guidance of Jean Fassinat
1973-1988 Bachelor Degree in Piano at Conservatorio "Boccherini " di Lucca under the guidance of Pasquale Izzo,Patrizia Radicchi,Gaetano Gaeta,Rossana Bottai,Bruno Canino,Vincenzo Balzani, Giampiero Semeraro
July 2019- Budapest, Hungary at Piano Concerto Festival – Piano Masterclass
March 2014 – La Grande(Oregon) at Eastern Oregon University – Piano Masterclass
2001 to present - Piano Teacher,Vocal Coach ,Orchestral Instruments Coach at Tribeca Music Studio , New York City
2003 to 2010 - Piano Teacher , Vocal Coach at Rosendale Music Studio , Rosendale N.Y.
1993- Masterclasses for all instruments at Liceo Scientifico "Pascoli " Massa - Italy
1990-1993- Private Teaching Practice in Massa - Italy