Giuseppe Devastato born in Naples, is a pianist and composer recognized by international critics as one of the most exciting pianists of his generation, has worked in the most important theaters in Europe America and Asia.
He was awarded the "International Prize Cartagine 2011” to human merit and professional achievements in the "MUSIC" section, for the dissemination of music in general - and Italian music in particular - around the world, in virtue of the merits acquired as a pianist and composer, with the intention to spread the world of classical music: “His actions show high sensitivity and a deep love for life. His playing is intended to imitate the human voice and is inspired by the art of Bel Canto of the Neapolitan School”.
His pianism is destined to imitate the human voice and is inspired by “The art of Bel Canto of the Neapolitan School ".
The debut at Carnegie Hall in New York as a pianist and composer, May 30th, 2014 was greeted with a standing ovation. On this occasion he presented the "Sembazuru Fantasy" (dedicated to Tsunami Victims) which will be published and recorded, a part of the sales will be donated to the victims.
On December 15th, 2015 he won two international awards to Global Music Awards in Los Angeles - USA, Gold Medal “Toccata” composition, and Gold Medal for the album “The Pianist Composer” by Da Vinci Classics Label.
He currently teaches Master Classes in Europe, America and Asia and is Professor of Piano at Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio in Madrid.
Many of his pupils have been award winners at national and international competitions like Thalberg, Cesar Franck, Compositores de España, Maria Herrero, Riga, Warsaw , Newcastle, etc.
Author of chamber music and symphonic music, his compositions are regularly performed in Europe, America and Asia.
Is Artistic Director of the International Piano Competition “The Neapolitan Masters” in Naples (Itay).