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FRANCISCO FIERRO | PIANIST

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Francisco Fierro 

As a First Prize Winner of Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition in New York City, Francisco Fierro made his debut at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 2015. Other first prizes such as; Classical WETA Salon Series and Sam Houston Concerto Competition brought him to perform in Texas and Washington D.C. among other states in the US.

Francisco Fierro has being performing in some of the most prestigious concert halls in Spain during the last decade including; San Lorenzo de El Escorial Auditorium, Teatro de la Maestranza of Sevilla, Palau de la Música of Valencia, Miguel Delibes of Valladolid Auditorium, Zaragoza Auditorium, Fundación Juan March of Madrid, Palau de la Música of Barcelona and Teatro Monumental and National Auditorium of Madrid among others.  He is invited to international music festivals such as the International Piano Academy of Colombes in Paris (France), Paderewsky Piano Academy in Poland, Miami International Piano Festiva Academy, International Chopin Pianino Festival of Valldemossa (Mallorca), Rafael Orozco Piano Festival of Córdoba, Santander Young Piano Festival, Chopin Fest in Kosovo and Beethoven Society of Europe in London, offering recitals at distinguished venues such as the Bolivar Hall, Regent Hall, Steinway Hall and Saint James Piccadilly. 

His musical education began at the age of 12 at Antonio Soler Conservatory in El Escorial (Madrid). He also attended to the Conservatorio Superior de Castilla y León but his main influence came from the Russian pedagogue Galina Eguiazarova. 

 As an unusual quality, Francisco Fierro composes and improvises and he usually performs his own works during his public appearances. Furthermore, he will make his first CD recording including his own music for the label Melos in the present season.

 In 2015, he received a scholarship and assistantship to study abroad at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville (Texas) in the class of pianist Josu de Solaun where he graduated from his Master Degree.

 A recent project brought him to make an exclusive live video recording for Bravo Cultura in the beautiful Longoria Palace in Madrid. This unique improvisation recital is currently been broadcasted on Filmin. Francisco also made his debut with National Radio and Television Orchestra of Spain performing Rachmaninov Piano Concerto no. 3. He is currently professor and pianist in Residence at Musical Arts in Madrid. In addition, he has been invited to tour in China by the prestigious international management agency Wu Promotion.



Photography:  FRANCISCO FIERRO