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Umberto Ruboni - CV

Umberto at his first experience in Sweden

Born in 1996, Umberto Ruboni has been an Artist in Residence at the Ingesund Piano Center in Arvika (Sweden) since 2022, under the mentorship of Julia Mustonen-Dahlkvist.

Graduated with honors and distinction from the "G. Verdi" Conservatory in Milan, he pursued his musical education at the Conservatories of Alessandria and Milan, as well as the Chigiana Academy in Siena and the Pinerolo Academy, among others. His teachers have included Maddalena Lolaico, Angela Colombo, Marco Rapattoni, Gianmaria Bonino, and Sergio Marchegiani. Additionally he has received advanced training from renowned pianists such as Roberto Plano, Olaf John Laneri, Roberto Cappello, Lylia Zilberstein, Sergejs Osokins, Pavel Nersessian and Jacques Ammon.


He has achieved distinction in numerous piano competitions, including the Orbetello Master Piano Competition (1st prize - 2023), the YAMAHA International Piano Competition in Malmö (1st prize - 2022), the Thalberg International Piano Competition in Naples (3rd prize – 2021), and the Conservatory of Milan Prize (1st prize soloist - 2015, 1st prize chamber musician - 2017), as well as the Albenga International Piano Competition (3rd prize - 2019).


He has performed for prestigious concert societies such as the Società dei Concerti in Milan, Società del Quartetto in Milan, Accademia Filarmonica Romana in Rome, Società Umanitaria, Festival Echos, and has appeared as a soloist with orchestras conducted by Beatrice Venezi, Nikolay Lalov, Fabrizio Dorsi, Marcello Rota, and Pietro Mianiti.


An enthusiast of chamber music, he regularly performs in piano duo with Eunmi Park and duo with cellist Matteo Fabi. He has also had the honor of performing with extraordinary musicians such as Bruno Canino, Elio Marchesini, Vicens Prats, Sarah Louvion, Alena Walentin, Marina Piccinini ...


Since 2023 he has been working as Piano Accompanist for Instrumentalists at “G. Verdi” Conservatory in Milan. He's also the official accompanist of numerous festivals such as the Vivaldi Flute Week in Alessandria, the FVG International Music Meeting in Sacile, the Valtellina Festival Le AltreNote in Valdidentro, The Complete 21st Century Flutist: the Global Artist at the California State University (Summer Campus in Mondovì) ... This role has allowed him to deepen his knowledge of music, especially in chamber music repertoire, by assisting Masterclasses of musicians such as Peter-Lukas Graf, Sergei Krylov, Ludwig Quandt, Fabio Di Casola, Juliette Hurel ...


Since the age of 16, he has also been successful as a teacher. He has served as a chamber music teacher for the Valtellina Festival Le AltreNote, a piano teacher for the Oltregiogo Workshops, and a piano teacher for the Pianitalia Festival with Eunmi Park and Tony Yike Yang.

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