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BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1982, Artur Cimirro started his musical studies alone with the guitar (1995). His first contact with piano was in 1996, and after 2001 he dedicated himself to this instrument.

Between the years 2003 and 2004, he had classes with Maestro Leandro Menezes Faber as well as with other different pianists.

Artur Cimirro have been played in almost all Brazilian states and in countries like: Russia, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Poland, Bulgaria, Spain, Netherlands, Latvia, New Zealand and Australia invited by International Festivals and Music Universities.

The focus of his studies is the virtuoso repertoire from Liszt's paraphrases to Sorabji's Sonatas. His repertoire also consists of works from the barroque Dietrich Buxtehude to the living composers like Allan Crossman, Samuel Peruzollo Vieira, among others, which results in a list with more than 200 composers names including the great Masters Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, etc.

Throughout his studies Artur Cimirro developed an nterpretative technique which is called "Scientific Interpretation System" where the works are analyzed taking into consideration their historical factors involving composer and work, with a faithful reading of the score in the compositional context (contrapuntal/harmonic/analytic). Resulting in the book "Scientific Interpretation System or Musical Hermeneutics".

In 2008, he was the first foreign to win in Poland the “V Konkurs na Projekt Nagraniowy Zapomniana Muzyka Polska” with the CDs recording project with the complete works by the virtuoso composer Carl Tausig (1841-1871).

In 2009 musical critics compared him to the greatest icons of the virtuoso piano music like Liszt, Cziffra and Horowitz. In 2010 received in Rio Grande do Sul state (Brazil) the trophy “Bravo – Álvaro Godoy” in recognition to his trajectory as pianist Worldwide

In 2011 he was invited by Stuart & Sons Handcrafted Pianos to make recordings and concerts in Australia, the result of this tour is the CD & DVD "Cimirro plays Stuart & Sons in Terra Australis".

Walter Aiub produced in 2013 the documentary "ARTUR CIMIRRO" with a rare footage, concert videos, rehearsals and a long interview with the composer/pianist.

In 2014, during his European tour Artur Cimirro made a cultural exchange project with Gnessin Academy of Moscow where his master-classes and concerts where received with much interest and entusiasm by musicians, teachers and students.

In 2016 published with the label "Acte Prealable" the CD "Karol Tausig - Complete Original Piano Works" (AP0359) with the first part of Tausig's complete works, the CD "Aleksander Michalowski - Piano Works 1" (AP0365) and the complete works and transcriptions by the left-hand romantic virtuoso Geza Zichy in 2 CDs (AP0371/AP0372).

Artur Cimirro is classical composer and arranger, and utill now he owns a great number of works. A complete list of his works is available in this webpage.

Cimirro is executive editor of OPUS DISSONUS where he works also as art critic.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      








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