MP3 Roberto Jonata Plays... - CLASSICAL: Piano solo
Four masterpieces of the East piano solo repertoire, including Bartok''s famous Allegro Barbaro, Scriabin''s First Piano Sonata, and Prokofiev''s Sonata op. 82.
13 MP3 Songs
CLASSICAL: Piano solo, CLASSICAL: Bartok
Roberto Jonata, pianist and composer, completed his musical studies under professor A. Tessoni at the A. Pedrollo Conservatory of Vicenza, obtained his piano diploma with the highest grade. After 1996 studied with well-known solo and chamber music musicians at the G. Marziali Musical Academy of Seveso (MI) with professor Bruno Canino and at the International Graduate School of Chamber Music with the Trio di Triste in a quartet setting (strings and piano) which he founded. In 2002 obtains an undergraduate degree in Economy and Commerce at the University of Trento. In this period he continued with a full musical agenda and participated in many different contexts, in many national presentations and recitals. Jonata built up his reputation by participating in major Italian and international instrumental competitions, obtaining awards and recognition that lead him into recording in 2001 a project for “Videoradio Records” of piano solo with music of S. Prokofiev, A. Scriabin and B. Bartòk (Distr. Fonola Dischi). An eclectic musician, with a marked interest for the film music environment, asserts himself at the renowned International Competition for Film Music “Mario Nascimbene Award” of Chieti (2005), obtaining the third prize (President of the Jury: italian actor Michele Placido). In 2006 was finalist at the international competition “All’Ultimo Soundtrack”, organized by the Puglia Film Commission (President of the Jury: professor Nicola Piovani). Among his discographical and live projects, as a sideman Jonata has recorded so far four albums: Luca Bassanese – Compilation of the Winners of the 15th Recanati Prize (2004 – ed. Musicultura); Luca Bassanese – Oggi che il qualunquismo è un’arte, mi metto da parte e vivo le cose a modo mio (2005 – ed. Xland); Lucio Battisti: i volti dell’amore (2005 – Bruno Conte); and Luca Bassanese – Al Mercato (2006 – Venus Distribuzione). As leader Jonata has published, besides the former albums, two other discographical works: Kimikà (pop project of 2002) and Composte Passioni (2006 – ed. BuenaOndaProduction) with the special participation of the singer Luca Bassanese and the journalist/writer Gian Antonio Stella. In the field of pop music Jonata has participated live in the television channel Rai 3 and Radio Rai 3, as well as in performances and festivals alongside artists such as Nat Veliov & Koçani Orkestar and Luca Bassanese. Moreover, as a connoisseur of the work of Lucio Battisti, Jonata has been on tour for over five years with an artistic/philological project dedicated to this great musician. Currently is occupied with an acoustic trio in the tour “Composte Passioni”.