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Press quotes

“..Daniele Petralia is a very gifted pianist and musician..he has a certain panache, good public appeal and presence, and he is a VIRTUOSO..”


"..Daniele Petralia is one of the most interesting young Italian pianists..”

ALDO CICCOLINI (Suonare News, Milan)

“..I met Daniele Petralia several years ago and I’ve immediately experienced his talent, his versatility and his high quality of making music …The recent invitation to the Stresa Festival has proved once more his skill to be a pianist who is able to deliver musical values to the audience at a very high quality of technical precision and subtle, meaningful interpretation.."



“…Daniele Petralia is a high professional pianist. He has great artistry, a wilful temperament combined with a firm technical and an outstanding lyrical interpretation…”,

Pavel Gililov


Daniele Petralia, pure talent

“…the Italian piano virtuoso performed the Beethoven Emperor Concerto with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra conducted by the legendary Vladimir Ashkenazy… after ten minutes of cheering, Mr. Petralia offered the audience two encores…”

Carlo Majorana Gravina,  I Vespri, Italian Magazine


Performance of one of the great Italian contemporary pianist

“…Daniele Petralia is one of the great Italian pianist who recently brought much excitement to the audience of Bari, Italy, for his performance of the musical notes by Liszt… everyone was immersed in  the intensity of a great performance…, ”

Angelo Mastrandrea, Puglia Spettacoli


Great success for Ashkenazy and Petralia at the Stresa Festival

“…Masterful interpretation by Daniele Petralia… the audience cheered for 20 minutes … in gratitude, he played two encores…”

Andrea Amabile, il Vergante


“The Italian piano virtuoso, Daniele Petralia, was invited to open the 2010 Stresa Festival by the Artistic Director/Conductor, Gianandrea Noseda, with Vladimir Ashkenazy conducting the Stresa Symphony Orchestra”,

Alice Avila, Suonare News


Stresa Festival sold out concert

“…standing ovations for the vibrant performance of Piano Virtuoso, Daniele Petralia…”

VCO Azzurra TV, Press Release


The Etnean pianist from Stresa to the Mendelssohn days

“Appreciation for the talent and versatility of Sicilian piano virtuoso, Daniele Petralia”.

Grazia Calanna, La Sicilia Newspaper


The “Italy” of Liszt shines in Petralia’s performance

“…the listener was impressed by Petralia’s ability to alternate between power and softness with his solid technique, a careful interpretation with elegant musical taste…”

Enzo Garofalo, Press Release


A virtuoso pianist

“Daniele Petralia takes part in the Meknès International Piano Competition wining First Prize.”

Rachid Zaki, Le Reporter, Moroccan weekly


Tenri Young Artists Series

“Proudly presents one of the most brilliant Italian pianists of his generation, Daniele Petralia”

New York Press


Petralia in concert for the SCAM with temperament and emotion

“.. .a rich temperament… a communicative and extroverted performer with versatility and ability to move between different timbres and colors...”

Niny Ganguzza, La Sicilia Newspaper

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