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Antonio Ballista

p, *1936 IT, Milan
Musician / Conductor of Classical

Antonio Ballista is a pianist, harpsichord player and orchestra conductor. He started playing piano duets with Bruno Canino at the end of the Fifties; he has played with Pierre Boulez, Claudio Abbado, Bruno Maderna, Riccardo Muti and has participated in top international festivals. Luciano Berio, Ennio Morricone and Salvatore Sciarrino have all written music for him.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Messa Arcaica: Kyrie on Messa Arcaica by Franco Battiato
Messa Arcaica: Gloria on Messa Arcaica by Franco Battiato
Messa Arcaica: Sanctus on Messa Arcaica by Franco Battiato
Messa Arcaica: Agnus Dei on Messa Arcaica by Franco Battiato
Messa Arcaica: Credo on Messa Arcaica by Franco Battiato
Le Api, Studio per oboe e pianoforte on Antonino Pasculli: Il Paganini dell'Oboe by Antonino Pasculli, Omar Zoboli, Antonio Ballista & Giuliana Albisetti
Il principe felice on Due favole di Oscar Wilde by Toni Servillo
La canzone dell'amore (Solo per te Lucia) 1929 on Made in Italy: La Canzone Italiana dal 1910 al 1950, pr pianoforte concertante e orchestra by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, Antonio Ballista & Alessandro Lucchetti
Quel lungo treno (Frammento del canto popolare "Monte Canino" / Fragment of the Popular Song "Monte Canino") on Giovanni Sollima: Canti rocciosi per I Suoni delle Dolomiti by Giovanni Sollima, I Virtuosi Italiani, Alberto Martini & Luigi Azzolini & Antonio Ballista
Non ti fidar (di un bacio a mezzanotte) 1952 on Made in Italy: La Canzone Italiana dal 1910 al 1950, pr pianoforte concertante e orchestra by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, Antonio Ballista & Alessandro Lucchetti

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
World Premiere Recordings: Nones ‧ Allelujah II ‧ Concerto For Two PianosLuciano Berio / Bruno Canino ‧ Antonio Ballista ‧ The London Symphony Orchestra ‧ BBC Symphony Orchestra ‧ Pierre Boulez2007Album
Musiche per 2 pianoforti / Musiche per pianoforte a 4 maniBruno Canino, Antonio Ballista2004Compil.
Tutte Le Composizioni Per Pianoforte A Quattro Mani Vol. 1Franz Schubert, Antonio Ballista, Bruno Canino2001Album
Novecento E OltreMonica Bacelli, Ensemble Novecento E Oltre, Antonio Ballista - Luciano Berio / Carlo Boccadoro / James MacMillan / Michael Torke1999Album
Scott Joplin... E Gli AltriAntonio Ballista1998Album
Coro Di Morti / Noche Oscura / Salmo IXGoffredo Petrassi - Bruno Canino, Eli Perrotta, Antonio Ballista, Coro Polifonico di Milano, Orchestra Dell'Angelicum Di Milano / Chor Des Hessischen Rundfunks Und Sinfonie-Orchester Des Hessischen Rundfunks, Bruno Maderna / Orchestra Sinfonica Di Roma Della RAI E Coro Di Milano Della RAI1992Album
Il Pianoforte Senza ConfiniRaimondo Campisi, Enrico Pieranunzi, Gaetano Liguori, Antonio Ballista1987Album
Il Pianoforte E Il Canto Nel Ragtime DI Scott JoplinAntonio Ballista, Alide Maria Salvetta1983Album
Soiree SatieAntonio Ballista E Paolo Poli1982Album
RagtimeCesare Poggi, Antonio Ballista1982Compil.
Sinfonie E Concerti Nel XVIII SecoloGiovanni Battista Lampugnani - Giorgio Giulini - Melchiorre Chiesa, Bruno Martinotti E Gastone Tassinari, Newell Jenkins, Aladar Janes, Antonio Ballista, Orchestra Dell'Angelicum Di Milano1979Album
La Sagra Della PrimaveraBruno Canino, Antonio Ballista1979Album
Nones ‧ Allelujah II ‧ Concerto For Two PianosLuciano Berio ‧ Pierre Boulez ‧ The London Symphony Orchestra ‧ BBC Symphony Orchestra ‧ Bruno Canino ‧ Antonio Ballista1976Album
The Art Of Domenico CeccarossiDomenico Ceccarossi, Ermelinda Magnetti, Antonio Ballista, Orchestra Dell'Angelicum Di MilanoAlbum
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