Maria Rago is an Italian pianist and composer.
She studied piano with Lea Cumbo at the Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali
V.Bellini di Caltanissetta (Italy) where she graduated.She continued her studies with Eliodoro Sollima and Bruno Canino.
Her composition studies came at the Conservatoire National Superieur de musique et de danse de Lyon (France).
She lives in Chicago (Usa). Her works have been performed in festivals and theaters throughout Europe and USA, including:
Teatro Massimo Bellini,Catania (Italy) The Living Theatre,New York Festival di Spoleto (Italy) Theatre du Rond Point des Champs Elysees,Paris (France) Theatre Les Ateliers, Lyon (France) Kleiner Konzertsaal-Gasteig,Munich (Germany) Selcuk Ephesus Festival (Turkey) St.Petersburg International New Music Festival”reMusik”,Russia.
Recently she won,with the American-Brazilian director Rafael Fernanz,the award for Best video “Voice surrounding the city” and Best music at Christian Film Festival 2018 (Newport News, USA) and the award for Best Music at The American Tracks Music Award International Contest 2018 (Los Angeles, USA).