Pianist Giorgio Koukl in recital, 10 March 2019, Dobříš Castle, Hall of Mirrors,
Dobříš, Czech Republic. (photo courtesy of Václav Tichý)
Giorgio Koukl is a pianist/harpsichordist and composer who
resides in the beautiful town of Lugano, located in the italian-speaking
canton of Ticino in southern Switzerland. He was born in Prague,
Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic) in 1953, and studied there at
the State Music School and Conservatoire.
In 1968 he moved to Switzerland and continued his
studies at both the Conservatories of Zürich and Milan (Italy).
During this time, he took part in the masterclasses of N. Magalov,
J. Fèvrier, R. Firkusny and S. Neuhaus.
Giorgio Koukl is the Prizewinner of many International
Music Competitions including those of Ciudad Ibaguè
(Colombia), Tolosa (Spain), Viotti (Italy), the H.Rahn
competition (Switzerland) and the Aliènor Competition
(Washington DC, USA).