Born in Tuscany (Italy) in 1990, Pietro Bonfilio graduated with honors at "Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi" in Milan under the guidance of Maestro Vincenzo Balzani. He completed a Master’s degree in performance with Distinction at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under the guidance of Maestro Victor Sangiorgio. He attended Masterclass with Paolo Bordoni, Ian Fountain, Jean ‐Marc Luisada, Giuseppe Andaloro and Lang Lang. He performed in the USA (Carnegie Hall in New York, NYU and Cornell University in Ithaca), London (Pushkin House), in various cities of Sweden, Scotland (Stevenson Hall and in the Royal Concert Hall of Glasgow), Romania (Neamt Piano Festival), Mexico (Centro Cultural Bicentenario in Mexico City), Cambodia (Phnom Penh Piano Festival Meta House), Thailand (Bangkok Piano Festival, Siam Ratchada Auditorium), Turkey (Milli Reasurans Hall).
He has performed frequently in Milan, most notably at Teatro alla Scala, in the Salone Napoleonico of Palazzo Serbelloni, in the Royal Palace, in the Puccini hall and in the Verdi Hall, in the great hall of Casa Verdi, in Villa Litta Borromeo Visconti for Società Umanitaria, in the Gaber Hall for the Società dei Concerti.
He has played in various Italian cities and for various musical istitutions, in particular for the Fondazione Toscana Spettacoli, in the Salone dei Cinquecento of Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, at the IX edition of the International Festival C.I.M.A. in Tuscany, at Palazzo Albrizzi in Venice. He performed as a soloist with Mexico State Symphony Orchestra, with Philharmonic Orchestra "Mihail Jora" Bacau, with Grosseto Symphony Orchestra, and with Reggio Calabria "Francesco Cilea" Orchestra, Milli Reasurans Orchestra Istanbul.
He won several competitions such as: XXV Ibla Grand Prize, XII edition of the International competition Monterosa Kaway, XX edition of the competition Riviera della Versilia held in Viareggio, II edition of the competition Agimus held in Florence, XI edition of the national competition Riviera Etrusca held in Livorno, V edition of the competition Lissonum Young Performers held in Milan, IX edition of the International competition New Horizons held in Arezzo.
Since 2012 is the artistic director of Morellino Classica Festival in Tuscany. (www.morellinoclassicafestival.com)
He recorded a CD for Brilliant Classics dedicated to the Russian composer Dimitri Kabalevsky.
(quoted from gig details)