Young Ventian pianist Chiara Opalio is the winner of the prestigious Rahn Wettbewerb 2016 in Zürich, as well as the Solistenwettbewerb in Zofingen. She has performed as a soloist with the Neues Orchester Basel and the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana. Following masterclasses at the International Musicians’ Seminar of Prussia Cove and in Gstaad, Chiara was selected by Sir. Andràs Schiff to take part in the 2019-20 season of his “Building Bridges” concert series, with performances throughout Europe. She is grateful for the generous support of the Kiefer Hablitzel Stiftung and the Seymour Obermer Foundation.