Italian-Argentinian pianist Carolina Danise was born in Naples. From a young age, she garnered national and international acclaim, earning numerous prizes. In recent years, Carolina has emerged as a prominent soloist, captivating audiences across Italy, Spain, Ukraine, Germany, Holland, and the US.
In 2022, Carolina made her New York debut at the Merkin Concert Hall during the NTD International Competition, reaching the semi-finals and receiving an honorable mention. In 2021, she debuted at the Great Hall of the Odessa Philharmonic and performed at esteemed venues in Emmerich, Nijmegen, and beyond.
Critics praise her as a mature, warm, and powerful artist, emphasizing her virtuosity as a means to enhance musical expression. Notable performances include Beethoven's Piano Sonata in E major, op.109, where she demonstrated musical maturity and dramaturgical planning.
After early studies under Prof. Gabriella Olino, a pupil of Annamaria Pennella and Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Carolina refined her skills with Prof. Leonid Margarius and Pietro Gatto. She worked with renowned pianists like Bernd Goetzke, Aldo Ciccolini, and Ewa Kupiec.
Currently residing in Germany, Carolina studied at the Cologne University of Music with Prof. Andreas Frölich and at the Talent Music Master Academy with Prof. Bernd Goetzke. Her repertoire includes Prokofiev's Third Sonata op.28, recorded for "Falaut" magazine in 2019.
Carolina's performances have graced prestigious venues globally, including the Auditorium ADDA in Alicante, Schloß Rahe in Aachen, and the Giffoni Film Festival. She has also delved into chamber music, specializing with pianist Lidia Fittipaldi at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln under Prof. Anthony Spiri since October 2022. In 2023, she participated in the 13th Deutschen Liedakademie in Trossingen together with Alma Unseld. As a Lied-Duo, Alma Unseld and Carolina Danise are scholarship recipients of the Brahms Society in Baden-Baden in 2024.