A list of Past Events

A list of past Tours, Concerts, Masterclasses and Lectures performed by Marcela Fiorillo from 1994 to May 2016.


May 7th.
– Canberra International Music Festival
"Argentina Mágica" - Celebrating Alberto Ginastera (1916 – 1983).
Marcela Fiorillo, Suyeon Kang, Louise Page, Paolo Bonomini, Javier Vilarino, Andrey Lebedev.


– Malaysia – Thailand – Buenos Aires Tour. Sponsored by the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Argentina.
Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur : “Piazzolla Tango” – Concert – Gardens Theatre – October 26th- 8.30pm
Argentine Music-Masterclass- UiTM-Faculty of Music -October 27- 10.30am
Thailand- Bangkok : “VillaLobos- Piazzolla” Concert – Bangkok Art and Culture Centre – November 1
Argentina – Buenos Aires : “Piazzolla Tango” – La Scala de San Telmo -December 5 & 6. Launch “PIAZZOLLA ANNIVERSARY ” Cd.

– Australian Premiere of “Mujeres Argentinas” by Ariel Ramirez- ( August 7th. 7.30pm – Larry Sitsky Room- ANU – Canberra School of Music) – Marcela Fiorillo ( piano) – Louise Page ( voice ) – Australian Premiere of “Poema Mistico”, for Piano and Percussion by Marcela Fiorillo .

April 18th – Hobart, Tasmania – Recital on Argentine and Brazil Music.


– December 4th.- Concert at the 2nd. International Piano Conference – Buenos Aires – Argentina.                               Argentinean Premiere of Five Tango Studies by Martin Kutnowski and Weereewa Suite by Marcela Fiorillo.

– November 8th – Recital on Australian and Argentine composers-Sponsored by ANCLAS and the Embassy of Argentina.- Larry Sitsky Roon – ANU School of Music – Australian Premiere of Five Tango Studies by Martin Kutnowski- .

– August 14th. – Sounding Brazil- Embassy of Brazil in Canberra

– May 3rd – Passion- Piano Recital – Spanish Music and Astor Piazzolla Music – Epsom House – Hobart – Tasmania

– March 14th.: Weereewa Voices of the Land – Piano Recital – Premiere of Weereewa Suite composed by Marcela Fiorillo. Commissioned by the Weereewa “A Festival of Lake George” Committee


September 19:

Five Centuries of Spanish Music – International Homage to Father Antonio Soler from all epochs- supported by ANU School of Music and the Embassy of Spain- .More than 100 Concerts and 84 pianists and organists from five continents are offering high level Concerts in Celebration of Father Antonio Soler 230 anniversary.

Introduced by Prof. Peter Tregear, Head of ANU School of Music
Venue: Larry Sitsky Recital Room – ANU Canberra School of Music
Date: Sept, Thursday 19th- 7pm


Premiere of the Suite Ngunnawal composed by Marcela Fiorillo in celebration of the Canberra Centenary


November 16:

Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky. Marcela Fiorillo: Piano Recital. Miguel Valverde: digital visual work. Introduced by Vincent Plush. The program included: Alexander Scriabin Preludes op. 22 and Sonate op.30 N. 4 in F sharp Major.

Friday 16 November 2012 at 7pm, National Gallery of Australia, Fairfax Theater

October 27-28:

Hong Kong Premiere Of “Preludio Buenos Aires” by Marcela Fiorillo. October 27 and 28 2012 – 7.30pm Parsons Music Recital Hall, Hong Kong. Pianist: Frederick Koon

June 23:

PIAZZOLLA – ANNIVERSARY. Passionate, sensual and intimate: a tribute to Astor Piazzolla. Piano: Marcela Fiorillo

Presented by Dr. Gerardo Dirie – Queensland Conservatory of Music. Australian Poet Geoff Page will take us into the mystery and shadows of Tango through part of his “Eight For Astor” Poems. Dancers Karina and Fabian Conca will transport us to the port of Buenos Aires in a combination that will include “the music, dance, the myth, passion, sensuality and seduction of tango”. The Ambassador of the Argentine Republic, his Excellency Pedro Villagra Delgado, will officially open the event.

March 3/4:

Autumn Estampes
In celebration of the 150th birthday of Claude Debussy and Canberra’s 99th anniversary with the support of Canberra Festival, we are proud to present a Marcela Fiorillo piano recital: “Autumn Estampes”.

Two anniversaries – Claude Debussy’s 150th and Canberra’s 99th – are celebrated in this concert capturing the fascination, colour and sound of Debussy’s best piano music such as “Claire de Lune”, “Preludes” and “Estampes”, while also featuring the premiere of “Autumn”, composed by Marcela Fiorillo, inspired by the stunningly beautiful autumn landscape of Canberra.

Wesley Music Centre
20 National Circuit – Forrest
Saturday 3rd March 2012 at 7pm and Sunday 4th at 4pm.


September 22:

Celebrating the International Day of Peace. MESSIAEN Quartet for The End of Time, CHOPIN Nocturne Op. posth., N.20 in C sharp minor. National Gallery of Australia – Fairfax Theatre. Marcela Fiorillo (piano), Robert Schubert (clarinet), Barbara Jane Gilby (violin), Julian Thomson (cello). Proudly supported by ACT Government, ACT Community Arts Office, ACT Human Rights Commission and the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund.

June 25:

Marcela Fiorillo ( piano), Barbara Gilby ( violin). Piano sonata no. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique”, Piano sonata no. 31 in A flat major, Op. 110, Sonata for violin and piano no. 5 in F major, Op. 24 “Spring Sonata”. National Gallery of Australia – Fairfax Theatre.

April 26-27:

Kawai Piano Series – Marcela Fiorillo. Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, Brisbane. Performance of works by A.Williams, A.Tauriello, G.Guastavino, P.Saenz, H Lopez de la Rosa, A. Piazzolla, J.C.Zorzi, R.Garcia Morillo, A.Ginastera. Masterclass with works by Chopin, Rachmaninov, Mendelssohn and Berg.

April 16:

“Le Grand Tango”. A concert commemorating the 90th anniversary of the birth of tango maestro Astor Piazzolla. Pianist Marcela Fiorillo and Australian poet Geoff Page. Tilley’s Devine Cafe.

Earlier years

2010 – November 12: IberoAmerican Music. A concert closing the Year of the Bicentenary. Sponsored by the IberoAmerican Society of Canberra. Wesley Music Centre.

2010 – October 28-29: Chopin – the poet and the revolution. Wesley Music Centre. Sponsored by the Embassy of Poland and the Embassy of Argentina.

2008 – “Chopin – Lyricism and Revolution” Piano Recital sponsored by Embassy of the Republic of Poland and Embassy of Argentina. Wesley Music Centre, Australia.

2008 – Fourth Western Australia Piano Pedagogy Convention – Opening night Piano Recital and Lecture: ” How we teach Piano in Latin America” – University of western Australia – School of Music – Perth.

2008 – Kulcha Cultural Centre – Perth. Recital “El Tango”

2008 – Embassy of France – Piano Recital on French and Argentine Music. Sponsored by Canberra Accueil.

2008 – March: Homage to Astor Piazzolla at Teatro Vivaldi
Music: Astor Piazzolla and Poems : Geoff Page

2008 – Australian Premiere of the Operita “María de Buenos Aires” by Astor Piazzolla and H. Ferre. Marcela Fiorillo Conductor and Pianist.
International Multicultural Canberra Festival, Australia. Sponsored by the Embassy of Argentina, the Multicultural Festival, Caltex, COALAR, Select TV, La Scala.

2007 – Wesley Centre, Cello and Piano recital. David Pereira and Marcela Fiorillo.

2007 – “Ludwig Van Beethoven”, a piano Recital on Beethoven Sonatas in the 180th death anniversary. Wesley Music Centre, Australia.

2007 – Concert and Cd launch – “Piano Works by Argentine Composers” – Sponsored by the Embassy of Argentina – Wesley Music Centre, Australia.

2007 – National Gallery of Australia – “El Tango – Homage to Astor Piazzolla” – Sponsored by ANCLAS, Caltex, Australian Post, Select TV.

2007 – Wesley Centre, Solo Piano Recital and Cd Launch “The greatness of Liszt and Beethoven”. Presented by Germany Embassy.

2007 – The 8th. Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference -ANU School of Music- Canberra, Australia – Piano Recital and Lecture: “Introduction to Argentine Music”.

2007 – The 8th. Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference – ANU School of Music – Canberra, Australia – Lecture: “New Latin American Repertoire- Based Methodologies”.

2007 – Castlemaine Festival , Solo Piano Recital “Serenata Espanola”
2007 – Castlemaine Festival, Solo Piano Recital “Made in Argentine”

2007 – National Gallery of Australia, Solo Piano Recital “Passion – Five Centuries of Spanish Music”

2007 – Teatro Vivaldi, ANU, “Solo Tango”

2006 – Great Hall, University House, ANU – Organized by ANCLAS (Australian National Centre for Latin America Studies), Solo Piano Recital “A Voyage across the Music of Latinamerica”

2006 – Concert – Lecture at the “2006 – Transformations” Conference, ANU.

2006 – Wesley Centre, Solo Piano recital “The greatness of Liszt and Beethoven”. 2006 – Teatro Vivaldi, ANU, “Tango at Vivaldi”, presentation of her Cd “Tango”

2006 – ANU Ibero – American Cultural Festival, Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music, Canberra, Australia. Sponsored by the Embassy of Spain, Argentine, Mexico, Chile, ACT Government and the ANU College of Arts and Social Science and School of Music.

2006 – Wesley Centre, Piano recital “Buenos Aires Night”. Sponsored by the Embassy of Argentina.

2006 – Street Theatre. “Albeniz Circulo de Fuego” at International Multicultural Canberra Festival , Australia. Sponsored by the Embassy of Spain and the Multicultural Festival.

2005 – Peter Kernel , Canberra School of Music. Australia. Recital on Argentine Music. Sponsored by the Embassy of Argentina and Latin America Alive.

2005 – Street Theatre. “Tango made in Argentina” at the International Multicultural Canberra Festival, Australia. Sponsored by Argentina Embassy, COALAR and AA.

2002 – “Musique sans Frontieres” Festival, France and Swizerland.

2001 – “Fetes Musicales de Savoie” Festival, France. Sponsored by the Embassy of Argentina.

2001 – Recital and Workshop at the Summer workshop series of the BID Cultural Centre, Washington, USA.

2001 – Recital at Queens Colledge, New York, USA.

2000 – Debut in New York playing a series of concerts devoted to Argentinean Music at Queens, Queensborough, and New York City University. Sponsored by the Embassy of Argentina.

1999 – She toured China, lecturing and performing solo and with the Shanghai Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra; as well as giving masterclasses on Argentinean Music at the Shanghai and Beijing Conservatories. Sponsored by the Embassy of Argentina.

1997 – Recital at Chieti International Festival of Music, Italy. Sponsored by the Embassy of Argentina.

1997 – Recital at the Summer Session of the Indiana University, Bloomington. USA. Soloist and Chamber music.

1994 – Recitals on Argentine Music at the Lily Library, and the School of Music Recital Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.