studied the piano with Maria Golia. Under her direction he
distinguished himself at the European Piano Academy “R. Romanini
Foundation” in Brescia, where in 1998 he won the “Tempini” Prize.
He went on to study with Enrico Stellini and he participated in a
Master Class held by Andrea Lucchesini, focused on the 32 Beethoven
Sonatas at the Music Academy of Pinerolo.
He continued his artistic career by winning the first prizes in
several national and international competitions, including the First
Prize at “Città di Genova” and at “Città di Lecce” in 1993; First
Prize at “Città di Cesenatico”and at “Città di Bobbio” in 1995.
Miccoli was a finalist among pianists from 47 different countries
at the 1995/96 performance of T.I.M. (International Music
Tournament); He won First Prize at “Città di Grosseto” in 1996;
First Prize at “Città di San Bartolomeo al mare” in 1997; absolute
First Prize at the Costigliole d’Asti National Competition “Il
pianoforte d’Oro” in 1998; absolute First Prize at the International
Competition “Città di Casarza Ligure” in 1998.
He was then invited to perform
in concert by several cultural associations in Italy (Genova -
Auditorium Quadrivium, Bardonecchia - Palazzo delle Feste, Rome - Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music, Perugia - University for foreigners, “Piemonte in Musica”, Brescia -
Palazzo Caprioli, “Zeri Musica”, La Spezia -“Il Nuovo” Theatre,
Concerts Institution “Castello di Belveglio”, Rome - Musical
Festival of Nations at “VILLA TORLONIA” and "TEATRO DI MARCELLO"
and in France (Théâtre Municipal de Tarascon)
receiving critical and popular success.
He was invited in the concerts
season 2004/2005 of PALAZZO BARBERINI in Rome, where he
played, as absolute first performance, unpublished compositions by
the Composer, Pianist and Musicologist Roman Vlad, who was awarded
the prize “MUSICA ROMA”.
Recently he performed the First Concert of Beethoven for Piano and
Orchestra with the “Camerata Strumentale Giovanni Francesco
Pressenda” directed by Paolo Paglia and the “Conzert K 488” of
Mozart on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of
His first recording for the label “Il
Madrigale” performing solo piano music by Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt
and Prokofiev, has been reviewed with four stars by the
authoritative magazine Amadeus.