Winner of "Janina Nawrocka Award" for her "remarkable musicality and beauty of sound" in the International F. Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (2010), Leonora Armellini, born in Padua (Italy) in 1992, graduated summa cum laude in the Conservatory at the age of 12 with Laura Palmieri, pupil of the great pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli. Then won the first prize at "Venezia Prize", important competition for graduates (2005), the first prize in the "C. Togni" International Piano Competition in Brescia (Italy, 2009) and received many awards for her qualities and artistic career. She graduated summa cum laude at the age of 17 at the National Academy of S. Cecilia in Rome in the class of Sergio Perticaroli and studied with William Grant Naboré (she's attending his Master of Piano Performance in the University of Music of Lugano, in quality of "Lieven Scholar"), Lilya Zilberstein, Marian Mika; besides, she's finishing the studies of Composition in the Conservatory of Padua with Giovanni Bonato. She made already more than 300 public appearances in important European concert halls all over the Italy, Poland, France, England, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic. She played at Martha Argerich Project in Lugano.
Armellini nurtures a particular artistic interest in chamber music. She has played with such artists as Lilya Zilberstein, Jeffrey Swann, Giovanni Angeleri, Lucia Hall, Sonig Tchakerian. She recorded 3 CDs and a lot of her concerts and interviews were broadcast by Italian and international TVs and radios.