cinzia_0Daughter of art (her excellent pianist mother, who died prematurely and her grandfather Carmelo Coletta composer, conductor and conductor of the musical periodical Mandolinismo, Luchsingen, Switzerland in the early 1900s), she obtained her piano diploma at the State Conservatory “TO. Corelli ”of Messina under the guidance of M ° Mimma Trombetta, with the special permission of the Ministry of P. at the age of nineteen, with full marks.

She improved for a long time by attending the Ecole International de Piano in Lausanne (Switzerland) under the guidance of the Italian-Argentine Maestro Fausto Zadra (pupil of the great teacher Vincenzo Scaramuzza and subsequently assistant and collaborator of Maestro Carlo Zecchi at the Accademia S. Cecilia From Rome). Subsequently she was awarded a scholarship to the Staatlichen Hochschule Musik in Karlsruhe (Germany) with Maestro Gunter Reinhold, descended from the piano school of the famous Maestro Alfred Cortot.

It is declared winner in over thirty important National and International Piano Competitions (“AMA Calabria”, Lamezia Terme; “Citta ‘di Pietra Ligure”, Pietra Ligure; “T. Pardo”, Trapani; “F. Forgione”, Stresa (VB) ; “Terme S.Giuliano”, Pisa; “City of Messina”, Messina; “Isle of Capri”, Capri; “A.Mozzati”, S.Maria di Leuca; “P.Neglia”, Enna; “Borromean Islands “, Verbania;” FIDAPA “, Modica;” F. Chopin “, Rome; etc ..) and in 2001 she was awarded at the Ibla International Grand Prize Competition, also special mention A.Scriabine, with a tour in England, America and Japan which sees it exhibiting in the most important theaters in the world (Statehouse Center, Arkansas; Lincoln Center, New York; New York University, New York; Opera City, Tokyo; etc.). “Silver Cloister” Award for “the rare musical skills and great interpretative maturity “, is defined by critics” … excellent pianist and interpreter …. common timbre and maturity common cative, flexibility in times always enlivened by clear and incisive phrasing “;” … very fluid speech, nourished by determination and stylistic clarity “,” capable of subtlety and remarkable emotional transport “.

He carries out constant and intense concert activity as a soloist and in various chamber music formations in concert halls and theaters around the world, dealing with programs of particular cultural interest, ranging from repertoires from the Baroque to the 1900s and collaborating with musicians such as V. Pavlov , I.Zats, M.Taube, K.Kats. He plays with the orchestra of the Province of Lecco, conducted by the Canadian Maestro M. Brousseau and by G. Colombo, with the Philharmonic of Milan, with the orchestra “A.Vivaldi” of Bergamo, with the orchestra of the University of Klaipeda Arts (Lithuania) conducted by M ° A.Lukosevicius, with the Mexico State Symphony Orchestra conducted by M ° M.Mestre, etc ..

In addition to the concert activity he did the teaching at the State Conservatory “F. Cilea ”of Reggio Calabria where, winner of the competition at the ordinary chair for exams and qualifications (DM90), she holds the main piano chair and holds the teaching of Executive Practice and repertoire, Treaties and Methods, Literature of the Instrument, Fundamentals of History and instrument technology, methodology of instrumental learning in relation to 1st – 2nd level Academic Courses for the awarding of the Degree in musical disciplines.

He is a member of the jury in important international piano competitions and regularly holds Masterclasses of Piano improvement.

In 2009 she held a seminar on Mozart’s interpretation at the University of Art in Klaipeda (Lithuania) and was subsequently invited to hold solo concerts, in chamber ensemble and with the orchestra, filmed live by the 1st National TV broadcaster. Lithuanian.

In 2012 she holds a masterclass on the interpretation of Chopin in the University of Art of Klaipeda and is appreciated interpreter in a monographic recital broadcast by the 1st Lithuanian National TV broadcaster.

In 2014 and 2015 he held solo concerts broadcasted live on a worldwide streaming at the Rai Auditorium.

In 2017, on the occasion of the first anniversary of “la fiscalia general de justicia del Estado del Mexico”, she was invited to hold two concerts with the State Symphony Orchestra of Mexico

She is also awarded the 2017 SICILIAN WOMAN AWARD for her career by the Presidency of the Sicilian Region for “her magical and unsurpassed interpretation of the noble instrument, the piano”

He realizes, on a project requested by TV RADIOCORRIERE, a double CD, CINZIA DATO-Piano Solo, produced by Panamusic Records-Milan and distributed in all newsstands by Radiocorriere Tv, where a small part of his vast and eclectic piano repertoire is collected, proposed through a reading key based on a careful philological study however filtered by one’s own artistic and interpretative sensitivity. This project is worth the assignment, live on SKY, of the Prize “A life for music, eighty years Radio Corriere Tv “, Rai’s historical newspaper.

In January 2019 she was awarded the FIRST PRIZE Winner 2019 at the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition in NEW YORK (USA) and was selected for an award-recital at the CARNEGIE HALL in New York

In February 2019 she was awarded the FIRST PRIZE Winner at the “XIX International Music Competition Grand Prize Virtuoso” in PARIS.

In September 2019, she is invited to inaugurate with a recital the great event of the First Edition of Piano City Trieste.

In January 2020 she won the FIRST PRIZE WINNER, the only Italian pianist, for the second time at the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition in NEW YORK (USA) and was selected for an award-recital at the CARNEGIE HALL in NEW YORK.

In October 2021 she won the FIRST PRIZE WINNER at the “2021 International Music Competition Rome, Grand Prize Virtuoso” and was selected for award-recital at the PARCO della MUSICA in Rome.