Avery Gagliano

“a distinctive young talent” -International Piano

Celebrated as “a distinctive young talent” (International Piano), pianist Avery Gagliano is recognized for interpretations with great emotional depth and a “distinctly narrative approach” (Miami International Piano Festival). Having first risen to international acclaim as the winner of the First Prize and Best Concerto Prize at the 2020 National Chopin Piano Competition, she has performed in prominent international venues including Carnegie Hall, Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, the Louis Vuitton Foundation, Salle Cortot, Luxembourg Philharmonie, Ehrbar Saal in Vienna, and La Grange au Lac in Évian.

Avery’s 2024-25 season includes performances with the Buffalo Philharmonic and Orchestra i Pomeriggi Musicali in Milan, as well as recitals in Miami, Key West, Washington, Vancouver, Berlin, and Warsaw. A Finalist of the prestigious 2025 American Pianists Awards, she will also be featured as a soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra.

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Curtis Graduation Recital, April 2024


18th International Chopin Competition, 2021: First Stage


18th International Chopin Competition, 2021: Second Stage



Avery’s debut album on the Steinway & Sons label, featuring piano music by Chopin, Haydn, Schumann, Adès
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  • What the Critics are saying

    May 2024: South Florida Classical Review
    “Gagliano makes a triumphant return for Miami Piano Festival”

    May 2024: Hyde Park Herald
    “A bracing performance by a young pianist for the Dame Myra Hess series”

    April 2023: Miami International Piano Festival
    “Avery Gagliano Casts a Spell on the Audience at the Wolfsonian”

    December 2021: New York Classical Review
    “Avery Gagliano offers revelatory Chopin in Carnegie Hall debut”

    November 2021: Concerto Net
    “An Impressive New York Debut”

    November 2021: CVNC
    “Gagliano Opens Eighth Paderewski Festival With Commanding Performance”

    September 2021: South Florida Classical Review
    “Pianist Gagliano serves up power and individuality en route to Warsaw”

  • News

    March 2024: American Pianists Association
    Congratulations to the Five Finalists of the 2025 American Pianists Awards

    November 2023: Performance Today
    Performance Today names Five Students for 2023-2024 Young Artist in Residency Series

    March 2020: Classical Post
    18-Year Old Avery Gagliano Wins First Prize at National Chopin Piano Competition


“Avery Gagliano is extremely talented; she can transmit the joy of music, a rare gift indeed.” —Sir András Schiff
“Avery Gagliano offers revelatory Chopin in Carnegie Hall debut” —New York Classical Review
“Gagliano makes a triumphant return” —South Florida Classical Review


  • Concertos

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    Beethoven: Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15
    Beethoven: Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
    Chopin: Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
    Chopin: Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
    Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
    Liszt: Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, S. 124
    Mozart: Concerto No. 14 in E-flat major, K. 449
    Mozart: Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466
    Mozart: Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
    Mozart: Concerto No. 25 in C major, K. 503
    Mozart: Concerto in G major, K. 107, No. 2 (after J.C. Bach)
    Mozart: Concerto for Three Pianos No. 7 in F major, K. 242
    Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
    Ravel: Concerto in G major
    Saint-Saëns: Concerto No. 5 “Egyptian”
    Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 7
    Robert Schumann: Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
    Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 44

    Additional concertos may be available upon request, in consultation with Curtis Artist Management (contact information below). Repertoire must be approved by Avery Gagliano.

  • Recitals

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    Handel: Suite No. 5 in E major, HWV 430
    Ravel: Sonatine
    Coleman: Music in Timelapse
    Schubert: Sonata in B-Flat Major, D. 960

    Repertoire is subject to change. Programs must be approved by Artist. Contact the Curtis Institute of
    Music representatives to confirm programs.


General Management
Andrew Lane
Vice President, Touring and Artist Management
Executive Director, Curtis Artist Management
(215) 717-3124

Booking Representatives (North America)
Julie Gaitens
Booking Representative
(215) 717-3146

Brayton Arvin
Artist Manager and Booking Representative
(215) 875-4204

Booking Representative (Europe)
Julika Castro
Booking Representative, Europe
+49 (0)178-514 43 26

Engagement Advancing (Curtis Artist Management)
Catelyn Cohen
Manager of Artist Services
(215) 717-3129