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After her graduation in piano with full marks at the Conservatory of Music "S. Cecilia" in Rome, Marina Cesarale attended Masterclasses  with Sergio Cafaro, Gino Gorini. She also attended   International Master Classes with Nora Doallo Mendez in Lugano, and with Nikita Magaloff in Geneva.

She specializes herself in "Pianoforte Studies" with Boris Petroushanskij . As well as in "Chamber Music Studies" with Piernarciso Masi, at the "Accademia Incontri con il Maestro" of Imola and in Lied performance with Charles Spencer and Norman Shetler in Wien.

All of them have had a Great influence in her musical professional career.

In 2010 she graduated in Biennio Specialistico with Luigi Petrozziello with high marks and laude (II Level of Vocal Chamber Music) at the Conservatory "S. Cecilia" in Rome .At the same time  she meets the German Baritone David Greiner, with whom she performed a Lied Duo.

She began her concert career as Soloist, mainly playing Chamber Music for some of the most important Italian concert Institutions such as  (Discoteca di Stato in Rome, Fondazione " V. Bucchi",Società Musicale Europea Lirico Concertistica of Milan, Teatro "Carlo Felice" of Genoa, Teatro Comunale of Latina, Gubbio festival '97, Festival Internazionale di Musica of Repubblica di S. Marino, Teatro Rossetti of Vasto; IBIMUS, Rome; ISMEO, Rome; Festival Sibelius, Santa Margherita Ligure).  Marina was also  invited by the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano to play for RAI  for the closing ceremony of the 150th anniversary of the Unity of Italy.

Moreover, she played in National Theatres of Taegu and Ulsan –South Korea; Sophia University of Tokio; Italian Culture Institute in Tokio and Kawasaky – Japan; Lied Galerie of Hamburg – Germany; and for the Enescu Foundation in Tescani, Sinaia, and Timisoara; National Theatre of Bacau - Romania; Rittersaal dello Schloss Kempftenhausen -Berg - Kemphenhausen ( Starnberg See) and Haus Skriba, Ammerland - Germany).

As Chamber Music pianist she won numerous national and international competitions such as :  "Città di Moncalieri"; International Chamber Music Competition "Premio Acqui Musica";  International Musical Competition "Città di Roma" ; International Chamber Music Competition "Città di Trapani" ; "Schubert Competition"- Tagliolo Monferrato (Italy).

As piano accompanist, she performed at students' lessons, concerts and examinations at the Conservatory of Music "S. Cecilia" in Rome, especially in Lied Classroom. She has been Liederbegleitung in Lied Class   in the Conservatory of Music "S. Cecilia" in Rome from 2015 to 2018.

She also played, as piano accompanist, for Lied Masterclasses with  Walter Moore (Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst di Vienna - Austria), Barbara Pfeffer (Essen University - Germania), Lars Thodberg Bertelsen e Thomas Tronhjem (Aarhus Royal Academy of Music  - Danimarca), Elizabeth Norberg Schulz (Oslo University  - Norvegia), Norman Shetler, Marcello Nardis and Monika Fedyk Klimaszewska (Academy of Music “ S. Moniuszko” - Gdansk - Polonia).

She recorded for Radio Vaticana in Duo with the cellist Erica Piccotti, and with The German Baritone David Greiner, with the latter she recorded "Entartete Musik” Lieder.

Journalists wrote about her: "The piano part is also exemplary, edited by Cesarale, with a calm and expressive virtuosity, poetic and reflective..." (A. Romanelli - L'orecchio di Dioniso); "Great understanding between Min Ji Kim and Marina Cesarale from the face of which, something now rare, a real pleasure in performing every single piece on the piano transpired, from which he drew notes and chords of an extraordinary purity and clarity" (F. Montemurro - La Platea).

She wrote with the finnish tenor Eero Lasorla a book on all Sibelius Lieder for Voice and Piano published by LIM.

She played in Lied Duo with the baritone David Greiner. They played the music of the XXth century composers, forbidden by the nazi policy. Among them, the composer Robert Kahn is the great – grandfather of Mr. Greiner, .He was also the favourite pupil of the composer Johannes Brahms.

 

Apart from her pianist career she also lectured and tought activities: as Head Master of Piano studies at the Secondary Music School of Borgoforte (Mantova), at the Secondary Music School of Dragona (Rome) and at the Secondary Music School "A. Leonori" of Acilia (Rome).

She created didactic ensemble and orchestra repertoire of music for pupils of Secondary Music Schools, transcribing classical and modern pieces. She wrote a series of original pieces for Elementary school children, and those in kinder-garden .She brilliantly proposed original musical projects with the aim of spreading a correct music training in a scholastic milieu. Thanks to those projects she won the prize "Good practice of Music for the Intercultural Speech” in 2018 . The price was  given by the most important Italian Institute for the Education Research "Gold Indire" in co-operation with IAS – Public Institute for Research and Education.

Two of her original music projects were financed by Lazio Region in 2008 and for the Contest "Scuole Aperte" by MIUR (Italian Institution for the Education, University and Research) in 2009. Projects aimed to encourage border-line pupils integration through music.