Music in this video: Bach Chaconne BWV 1004 Siloti by Felipe Sarro
The Brazilian pianist, Felipe Sarro, first expressed his musical interest when he was a two-year child. At 8, he began his studies on electronic keyboard. However, he changed to piano very soon. He has studied in some institutions, such as Academia Musical Fátima and Santa Cecília Musical Conservatory; and he continued his studies with Amilcar Zani, a Brazilian pianist. He started composing at the age of 12, although the opportunity for learning composition and harmony came only afterwards, when he was 20 years old. His teacher at the time was the Brazilian composer Mauricio De Bonis.
Felipe Sarro’s His repertoire includes J.S. Bach, L.v. Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Frédéric Chopin, César Franck, Grieg, Franz Liszt, Felix Mendelssohn, Prokofiev, Sergei Rachmaninov, Ravel, Schubert, Robert Schumann and Scriabin. He also likes to play neglected composers like Robert Schumann, Georgy Catoire and Stenhammar. Among Brazilian composers, he has played Guarnieri, Miguez, Nepomuceno, Oswald and Heitor Villa-Lobos.