Biography

In 1999, Daniela Roma graduated in piano with honors from Conservatory “F. Torrefranca” of Vibo Valentia, Italy.

From 2001 to 2006 she took Master classes, with Maestro Aquiles Delle Vigne, at the Internationale Sommerakademie Universitat Mozarteum, in Salzburg, Austria. She also took Master classes with teachers such as Daniel Rivera, Gabriel Kwok, and Choon-Mo Kang.

In 2001 she performed for the fisrt time the compositions of the Calabrian composer Alfonso Rendano, for the inauguration of the Cultural Association “A. Rendano” of Carolei (CS), Italy.

In 2007 Daniela Roma got, under the guidance of Aquiles Delle Vigne, a Masters Degree with highest honors in Piano Performance at the Hogeschool voor Muziek, University of Professional Education, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Here it is what Aquiles Delle Vigne wrote about her: “Daniela Roma possède un très grand talent… déploie beaucoup de musicalité et avec une sérieuse profondeur interprétative. Sa technique est superbe et surtout mise au service de la Musique. Je la considère une jeune artiste sérieuse et à la recherche de la vérité musicale…” [“Daniela Roma has a great talent… she expresses a great sense of musicality with a serious and deep sense of interpretation. Her technique is superb and is foremost at the service of Music. I consider her a young, serious artist who is looking for musical truth.”]

In 2008, Daniela Roma got a Bachelor Degree in DAMS (Department of Arts, Music and Performance) with highest honors at the University of Calabria, Italy, with a thesis on The Synesthesia in Aleksandr Scriabin and Vasily Kandinsky.

She performed solo and chamber music concerts in prestigious theaters, including the following: Wiener Saal – Mozarteum (Salzburg, Austria); Theater Saal – Orff Institute (Salzburg, Austria); Concertgebouw Jurriaanse Zaal – de Doelen (Rotterdam, Netherlands); Konzertsaal-SchloB Frhonburg (Salzburg, Austria); Theatre Pedrotti (Pesaro, Italy); Ademollo Hall – Palazzo Ducale and Palazzo Sani (Lucca, Italy); Theatre A. Rendano (Cosenza, Italy); Auditorium della Discoteca di Stato (Rome, Italy), Villa Doria (Naples, Italy); Parlement Bruxellois (Bruxelles, Belgium); Fine Arts Center (University of Rhode Island, United States of America).

She also performed at the following venues: San Giacomo Festival (Bologna, Italy); Giornate Rendaniane (Carolei, Italy); Messiaen Study Days at the Codarts Muziek Zaal (Rotterdam, Netherlands); Aurora International Festival (Crotone, Italy); Festival Courants d’Airs (Bruxelles, Belgium); Piano Extravaganza, Rhode Island (United States); Piano Concerts in Villa Rendano, Cosenza (Italy) and in Navy Palace, Napoli (Italy).

In 2003, Daniela Roma recorded rare-music compositions for two-pianos by Ferenc Liszt.

In 2005, she recorded, together with the chamber ensemble of Conservatory Fausto Torrefranca (Vibo Valentia, Italy), and with the pianist Roberto Galletto, the Carneval of the Animals by Saint Saens. The record company Metis Film, Monte Porzio, Italy, released the CD.

In 2006, Daniela Roma performed Visions de l’Amen (First Piano) for the Messiaen Study Days at the Muziek Zaal Codarts, University of Professional Education Rotterdam, Netherlands.

From 2005 to 2008 Daniela Roma was the Artistic Director and organizer of the International Piano Master Classes with Aquiles Delle Vigne. The Master Classes took place in Palazzo San Bernardino, Rossano ( Italy).

In 2008, her CD Alfonso Rendano piano works (world premiere recording) was released.

In 2008, she was the Artistic Director of the Euromediterraneo Piano Festival, which gathered some of the best pianists from the Mediterranean area, at Palazzo San Bernardino, in Rossano, and at Corigliano Castle, in Corigliano Calabro, Italy.

Since 2008 Daniela Roma is the Artistic Director of the “Alfonso Rendano” Cultural Association, in Carolei, Cosenza, Italy.

In 2009 she founded the Alfonso Rendano Duo with the Napolitan flautist Ivan Nardelli. Together they performed in 2010, as world premiere, the composition Echi d’Oriente composed for the duo by Albanian composer Lodi Luka.

In 2010, she recorded with the pianist Rodolfo Rubino, Alfonso Rendano’s piano concert with two pianos (the one that Ferenc Liszt and Alfonso Rendano played together in Weimar). The CD was released by the record company Phoenix Classics.

Since 2010 she has been performing with the Turkish pianist Merve Mersinligil (two pianos) as Anthos Piano Duo.

For several years Daniela Roma had an intense concert activity in Italy and abroad, with performances on the Calabrian composer Alfonso Rendano. She is considered by music critics as the greatest interpreter of Rendano’s music.

In 2018 is released, by the record company Digressione Music, her new CD conteining the Quintetto  for piano and strings, recorded with Modus String Quartet and pieces for piano solo by Alfonso Rendano.