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Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Fantasia and Fugue in G minor BWV 542


Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)
da Fiori musicali (Venezia, 1635) Messa della Madonna: Canzon dopo l’epistola

Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
da Hommage a Frescobaldi: Epilogue

César Franck (1822-1890)
Chorale No.1 in E Major

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Fantasie in E flat major


Maurice Duruflé (1902 -1986)
Chorale Varié sur le “Veni Creator” Op. 4

Biography

Ilaria Centorrino was born in Messina (Italy) in 1998. She graduated in organ in June 2021 with magna cum laude at the "S.Giacomantonio” Music Conservatory of Cosenza with prof. Emanuele Cardi. She has performed organ concerts in Italy, Switzerland, England, France and Sweden.
In 2016 she won the First prize at "Tisia” International Organ Competition, the Second prize (first prize not awarded) and "Franz Zanin” special prize at 5th International Organ Competition "Organi storici del Basso Friuli”, Second prize at the 6th International Organ Competition !Premio Elvira Di Renna” in Faiano. During the same year she has been awarded as one of the excellences of Italian Conservatories, winner of prizes in international competitions, by the President of Italian Chamber of Deputee, On. Laura Boldrini.
In 2018 she was highly commended during the Northern Ireland International Organ Competition in Armagh and she won the First prize at "XIII Premio delle Arti 2018”, the national organ competition between all the Italian Conservatoires's organ students. She has been chosen as one of the three finalists in the Miami International Organ Competition (February 2019) where She won the third prize.
In September 2019 She won the first prize at the "Fondazione Friuli” competition in Udine (Italy) in which the jury's president was Olivier Latry and in October of the same year she won the third prize at the 7th "Sweelick International Organ Competition” in Amsterdam. In October 2020 she won the first prize at the 8th International Organ Competition “Pierre de Manchicourt” in Saint-Omer and the Dame Gillian Weir Medal for the performance of Liszt’s Fantasy and Fugue on the name of BACH syncretic version by Jean Guillou during the 10th Northern Ireland International Organ Competition. In September 2021 she won the second prize (first not awarded) at the VII International Organ Competition “Rino Benedet” in Bibione
In November 2018 she has recorded her first CD for Urania Record at the organ of the Pinchi of the church of S. Giorgio in Ferrara, dedicated to the Italian influence in Northern European organ music. During the next year will be published a new CD for “Pedals Only” organ music.