Born in Savona, Italy, Anna Naretto has made chamber music and the interpretation of art song the focus of her professional activities as a pianist. As the duo partner of outstanding artists, she is a welcome guest at international concert series and festivals, such as Dresden Music Festival, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Barge Music (New York), Hercules Hall (Munich), Konzerte im Fronhof (Augsburg), Frankfurter Kulturwoche (Krakow) and the Kronberg Academy Festival. She also works as a solo répétiteur and orchestral musician in the opera world, performing on stages such as those of Oper Frankfurt and Staatstheater Darmstadt, as well as at festivals including the Adriatic Chamber Music Festival.
Her artistic work on the stage is complemented by teaching activities at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts (assistant of Michael Sanderling). In addition, she regularly works with Frans Helmerson, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Gary Hoffman, Wolfgang Boettcher and Nobuko Imai at a number of prestigious academies (including Kronberg Academy, Carl Flesch Academy Baden-Baden, Forum Artium, Weimar Master Classes and Jeunesses Musicales Germany). She is an official accompanist for the Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition in Brussels, for the German Music Council and for ARD.
Her teachers were Sergio Verdirame at the Conservatorio Statale di Musica Giuseppe Verdi in Torino, Rainer Hoffmann, Andreas Meyer-Herrmann and Charles Spencer at Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts, as well as the Altenberg Trio at the City of Vienna’s conservatoire. Masterclasses with figures including Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Irwin Gage, Andrea Lucchesini, Emilia Fadini and Jesper Christensen completed her training.
Last updated: April 2019