About Us



ON STAGE Classical Music Association is a no-profit Association. The objective of ON STAGE Association is to create a major opportunity for the best musicians and more occasions that could contribute to their success in the music world


Luca Palmas

Art Director

lpalmas@onstagecompetition.com

 

Languages: Italian, English


Patrizia Grignani

Event Manager & Secretariat

secretary@onstagecompetition.com

 

Languages: Italian, English, French, German, Russian

 

 



Luca Palmas, founder and President of On Stage Classical Music Association.

Bachelor’s degree in Maths and Piano, trained at the school of distinguished musicians such as: Mario Conter, but also Alexis Weissemberg, P. Badura Skoda, B. Bloch.

Member of Palmas Piano Duo since 1998 with his sister Cristina.  “The Duo Pianistico Palmas is highly talented and unfailingly musical” (Fanfare 2009)

Winner of 7 first prizes in national and international competitions; in 2011 Palmas Piano Duo was recipient of Honorary Mention at the 12th International Web Concert Hall Competition, USA. Awarded Honorary Mention in 2012 at TIM (Tournoi International de Musique) in Paris.

The Duo guested on Italian Rai Radio Tre on Swiss RSI (Radio of Italian Switzerland) Radio Classica, Radio Vaticana, Radio 4 (Netherlands).

The Duo performed throughout Italy: Rome (“Il suono di Liszt a Villa d'Este”-Tivoli, Premio Musica Roma-Palazzo Barberini, Teatro Euclide), Milan (“MiTo Fringe”, EXPO in città-Villa Litta), Turin (Festival Musicale della Riforma), Cremona (Teatro Ponchielli, Auditorium della Camera di Commercio), Padova (A.GI.MUS); but also in Switzerland and France.

Their discography includes two Cds  for the Italian Label “La Bottega Discantica”, that were praised by the international press (Fanfare Magazine-USA, Classical Music- UK). The first cd, with the  world première recording of Dvořák's Dumky, in the composer's original version for piano duet and the Quintet op. 1 by Ernö Dohnányi, was released in 2008. In the occasion of the bicentenary of Robert Schumann (2010), the Duo recorded the Quartett op. 47 and Quintet op.44, in the version for piano duet by Johannes Brahms  and Clara Schumann.