Francesco lives in Torino, Italy, is the winner of the biggest European international awards and has played in the biggest concert halls around the world. One of the most beloved Italian pianists in Japan, annually playing an average of 30 concerts in that country.
The pianist and teacher began to study piano at the age of seven under the guidance of the great master Maria Golia. He graduated from the Conservatory of Torino obtaining the maximum grade and Honorable Mention. He continued his studies with Naumov and at the Fiesole School of Music, with Maria Tipo.
Since very Young, Francesco stands out in national competitions winning all the first prizes (twenty in total) and successively the International Competitions: Busoni in Bolzano, Dino Ciani in Milan, Viotti in Vercelli, Rina Sala Gallo in Monza, Pretoria in South Africa and the European Competition in Luxembourg. These prestigious awards allowed him to start an intense international career that, in addition to all Italy, led him to play in Brussels, London, Monaco, Vienna, Paris, Dusseldorf, Copenaghen, Johannersburg, Durban, Tokyo, Osaka, Hiroshima, Hong Kong, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Cleveland and many others. In addition to playing at the Teatro Alla Scala di Milano, Auditorium of the Rai de Torino and Rome, Sala Verdi in Rome, Salle Gaveau in Paris, the Goldoni and La Fenice theaters in Venice, the Theater Royal di Bruxelles, and the Konzerthaus di Stuttgard and Karlsruhe, Gasteighalle of Monaco, Purcell Room of London, Suntory Hall of Tokyo, Izumi Hall of Osaka, Colon Theater of Buenos Aires, etc. Always with great critical and public success.
He played as a soloist for the Allá Scala Theater Orchestra, RAI in Milan, RAI National Symphony Orchestra in Torino, Lorraine France Symphony Orchestra, Johannesburg Symphony Orchestra, Città del Capo, Pretoria, Durban, Blumfontein,
Virginia State Symphony Orchestra, Cordoba Symphony Orchestra, and more. Francesco Cipolleta records for the Real Sound label.
He is a Principal Piano teacher at the Conservatory of Cuneo (Piemonte, Italy).