Andrea Turini studied at the Conservatory “A. Boito” in Parma, where he graduated in piano performance under the tuition of Professor Anna Maria Menicatti.
He then attended the course of chamber music at the Ecole Normale de Paris getting a master degree with top grades and owning a special jury mention. He improved his qualifications under the guidance of internationally renowned musicians such as Kostantin Bogino and Humberto Quagliata.
He won various national and international piano competitions, among which the most significant are the first prize at the 7th international competition “Citta di Roma” and at the 11th international competition “Ibla Grand Prize” where he was also awarded a special mention for the best interpretation of Bach and Ravel. He has made a brilliant career performing in the main Italian cities as well as in Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Serbia, Montenegro, Holland, Israel, Austria and USA.
He has held concerts in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Auditorium RAI in Rome, Teatro Donizzetti in Bergamo, Teatro Bibiena in Mantova, National Auditorium in Madrid, Teatro Municipal Rosalia de Castro in La Coruna, Salle A. Cortot in Paris, among others.
He was invited by influential concert organizations to take part in important chamber music Festivals in Italy (Teatro Verdi in Trieste, Estate fiesolana, Teatro Ghione in Rome) as well as abroad (Bruxelles, Salzburg, Amsterdam, Girona, Kotor, Berlin, Dresden, Tel Aviv, Little Rock, Tenerife, Las Palmas, etc.).
Besides his soloist repertoire, he plays in various ensembles and as a piano duet with Maria Grazia Petrali. He also performs in Orchestras. The most significant collaborations are with “Orchestra Musici Aurei” (Conductor L. Piovano), “Orchestra Camera Fiorentina” (Conductor G. Lanzetti) “Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo” and “Strings Orchestra Asolana Malipiero” (Conductor V. Favero).
He made TV recordings for the Italian Television RAI Uno and the Yugoslavian Television, and radio recordings for the three Italian RAI channels, the Vatican Radio, Radio Nacional de Espana and the Yugoslavian Radio. Moreover he has recorded CDs with music of Bach, Brahms, Rachmaninoff and Ravel.
Highly appreciated as teacher, he is often invited all over Italy to hold master classes and piano performance courses. Many of his students are winners on national and international competitions.
He is Head of the Piano Department at the Conservatory “Gioacchino Rossini” in Pesaro.