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As a concert pianist, Awilda Villarini has offered recitals in Latin America, Europe and the U.S.A. She has received extremely enthusiastic reviews from prominent critics and major newspapers.

Reviews:

"An exceptionally well-schooled artist with dependable fingers and an assertive style."

New York Times - Donal Henahan

"Bold, romantic style of playing."

London Times

"Awilda Villarini regaled her audience with doubled barreled power. She is a pianist of considerable vigor."

Washington Post

"Ms. Villarini is a talented, intelligent, technically versatile and also physically robust musician."

Neue Zürcher Zeitung

"She played with a beautiful sound and with well achieved
contrasts."

Le Nouveau Journal, Paris

"Interprets Liszt’s work with skill and expertise. Awilda performed very securely and brilliantly the virtuoso parts of the work and with indefinable expression the lyrical parts."

El Mundo, Puerto Rico

"Her performance of Beethoven’s Prometheus variations was bone strong. Quite a pianist, Quite a composer."

Joanne Hoover Washington Post

"In Chopin’s Sonata Op. 35, the artist showed that she is a full blood musician."

Hans Jörg Müller Zürichsee-Zeitung

"In the Pictures of an Exhibition by Modest Moussorgsky, the pianist showed her security, imagination and musical talent."

Bartolomé Bover, El Mundo

"Ms. Villarini played Chopin’s second sonata with a weight and depth of tone that would banish any lingering doubt of a woman’s capacity for sustained power in comparison with a man’s. It was sonority fed by youthful ardor."

Eric Warr, London Reviews

"A new star in the musical heavens."

Neue Zürcher Nachtrichten

Piano Repertoire

Domenico Scarlatti

Sonata No. I, E major
Sonata No. II, D minor
Sonata No. III, C major
Sonata No. VII, G major
Sonata No. XII, D minor

Johann S. Bach

Two Part Inventions - All
Three Part Inventions - All
Preludes and Fugues Book I No I, II, III, VI, IX, XI, XII, XV, XVII, XXI
Book II No. I, II, V, VI, VII, IX, X, XIV, XV, XIX, XXIV
French Suites No.2, in C minor and No. 5, in G major
Partitas No 1, B-flat major, No. 2 C minor
Toccata C minor
Italian Concerto

Bach-Busoni

Organ Choral Prelude, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Baldassare Galuppi

Sonata No. V, C major

Padre Antonio Soler

Sonata No. V, D major
Sonata No. VIII, G minor

Joseph Haydn

Sonata in A-flat Major, No. 31
Sonata in E-flat Major, No. 34
Sonata in C Major, No.5
Variations in F minor

Wolgang Amadeus Mozart

Sonata in F major, K. 280
Sonata in G major, K.283
Sonata in A minor, K.310
Sonata D major, K.311
Sonata C major, K.330
Sonata A major, K.331
Sonata in D Major, K. 576,
Sonata in F Major, K 332,
Fantasy in C minor, K. 475
Sonata in C minor, K.457


Sonata in C Major, K.545
Fantasy in D minor, K.397
Variations: Unser dummer Pöbel meint

Ludwig van Beethoven

Sonata in A major, Op. 2, No.2
Sonata in C major, Op.2 No. 3
Sonata in E-flat major, Op.7
Sonata in C minor, Op.13 (PathÈtique)
Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op.27, No.2 (Moonlight)
Sonata in D minor, Op.31, No.2
Sonata in E-flat major, Op.31, No.3
Sonata in C major, Op.53 (Waldstein)
Sonata in F minor, Op.57 (Appassionata)
Sonata in G major, Op.79
Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 81a
Sonata in E major, Op.109
Sonata in A-flat major, Op.110
Sonata in C minor, Op.111
Rondo in C major, Op. 51, No. 1
15 Variations in E-flat major, Op. 35 (Eroica)

Franz Schubert

Impromptu in C minor, Op. 90 No.1
Impromptu in G-flat major, Op. 90 No.3
Fantasy in C major, Op. 15
Sonata in G major Op. 78 D 894
Sonata in A major Op. posth. 120 D 664

Felix Mendelssohn

Songs Without Words
E major, Op. 19 No. 1
A minor, Op. 19 No. 2
A major, Op. 19 No. 3
C minor, Op. 38, No. 2
A-flat major, Op. 53, No. 1
G major, Op. 62, No. 1
B-flat major, Op. 62, No. 2

Frederic Chopin

Ballades
No.1 in G minor, Op. 23
No.2 in F major, Op. 38
No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47

Etudes
Op.10 No. 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12
Op. 25 No.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,12
Fantasy in F minor, Op.49

Impromptus
F-sharp major, Op.36
G-flat major, Op.51

Mazurkas
E major, Op. 6, No. 3
B major, Op. 7, No. 1
A minor, Op. 7, No.2
A minor, Op. 17, No. 4
D major, Op. 33,No.2
A minor, Op. 59, No. 1
F major, Op. 68, No.3

Nocturnes
B-flat minor, Op.9, No.1
E-flat major, Op. 9, No.2
F-sharp major, Op. 15, No.2
E minor, Op. 72, No.1

Polonaises
E-flat minor, Op.26, No.2
A major, Op.40, No.1
F-sharp minor, Op.44
A-flat major, Op.53
Polonaise-Fantasy in A-flat major, Op.61
Twenty- Four Preludes, Op.28
Scherzo in B minor, Op.20
Scherzo in B-flat minor, Op.31
Sonata in B-flat minor, Op.35

Waltzes
E-flat major, Op.18
A minor, Op. 34, No. 2
A-flat major, Op. 42
C-sharp minor, Op. 64, No.2
A-flat major, Op. 64, No.3
A-flat major, Op. 69, No. 1
Vales Posthumous No. 1, E minor

Robert Schumann

Bunte Blätter, Op.99
Kinderszenen, Op. 15
Sonata in G Minor, Op. 22
Fantasy in C Major, Op. 17
Faschingswank aus Wien, Op. 26
Variations on the name Abegg, Op. 1
Symphonic Etudes Op. 13,
Novelette in E major, Op. 21 No. 7
Novelette in F-sharp minor, Op. 21 No. 8

Franz Liszt

Anées de PËlerinage Book 1 No. 4 Au bord d’une source
Book ll No. 5- Sonetto 104 del Petrarca
Spanish Rhapsody
Douze Études d’exécution Transcendante
No.1, C major
No.10, F minor
Mephisto Waltz
Sonata in B minor

Johannes Brahms

Variations on a theme by Paganini, Op. 35 Books 1 and 2
Capriccio Op. 76, No.2
Rhapsody in B minor Op. 79, No.1
Intermezzi Op. 118, No 1, C major
Intermezzi Op. 118, No 2, A Major

Modest Mussorgsky

Pictures from an Exhibition

Peter Ilich Tscaikowsky

Dumka

Isaac Albéniz

Iberia
No. 1 Evocación
No. 2 El Puerto
No. 3 Fête-Dieu à Seville
No. 7 El Albaicín

Claude Debussy

Suite Bergamasque
Suite Pour le Piano
Images Book 1

Alexander Scriabin

Sonata-Fantasy No.2, Op.19

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Prelude in D minor, Op. 23 No. 3
Prelude in G minor, Op. 23 No. 5
Prelude in G - sharp minor, Op. 32 No. 12

Maurice Ravel

Valses Nobles et Sentimentales

Ernest Von Dohnanyi

Capriccio in F Minor, Op. 28 No. 6

JoaquÌn Turina

Danzas Gitanas

Serge Prokofieff

Sonata #3, Op.28
Sonata #7, Op. 83

Francis Poulenc

Trois PiËces: Pastorale, Toccata, Hymne

Ernesto Lecuona

Afro-Cuban Dances: Danza Lucumí, La Comparsa
A la Antigua
Mazurka Glissando

Aaron Copland

Four Piano Blues

Ruth Crawford Seeger

Four Preludes

Norman Dello Joio

Sonata No. 3

Astor Piazzola

12 Tangos

Awilda Villarini

Suite Portoricinses
Three Preludes
Sonata

Concertos

Wolgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto in A major K. 448
Concerto in D minor K. 466
Concerto in G major K. 453
Concerto in C major, K.V. 467

Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto No. 3, Op. 37
Concerto No.4, Op. 58

Frederic Chopin
Concerto No. 2, Op. 21

Cesar Franck
Symphonic Variations

Edward Grieg
Concerto in A minor, Op. 16

Robert Schumann
Concerto in A minor, Op. 54

Franz Liszt
Concerto #2, in A major

Maurice Ravel
Concerto in G major

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Variations on a theme by Paganinni

Aaron Copland
Concerto in one movement

Awilda Villarini
Concerto in one movement