Pianist and composer, Orazio Sciortino collaborates with important Italian and foreign musical institutions: Teatro alla Scala in Milan, MiTo Settembremusica, Verdi Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice, Bologna Festival, IUC di Roma, Ravello Festival, Spoleto Festival, Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano and Trento, RAI National Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Academy of Verona, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, I Pomeriggi Musicali of Milan, Scarlatti Association of Naples, Amici della Musica di Palermo, Sagra Malatestiana of Rimini, Ankara Festival, Konzerthaus in Berlin, Salle Moliere in Lyon, Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, Festival de Wallonie, Klara Festival Brussels, Sala Cecilia Meireles of Rio De Janeiro etc.
On 2015, he composed, La Paura, an opera dedicated to the Great War 1915-1918 and commissioned by Teatro Coccia of Novara. Recently he had a great success with his musical tale "La Gattomachia", for narrator, solo violin and strings recently performed at La Scala Theatre. His cd recordings, as pianist, are published by Sony Classical, Dynamic, Bottega Discantica, Limen Music.
It was recently appointed Krug Ambassador. The prestigious maison of champagne, for the first time in its history, ask to a composer to compose a piece exclusively dedicated to Krug. Orazio’s piano piece "Lives through a glass", dedicated to Krug Grande Cuvée is included in the his album Self Portrait released by Sony Classical with his works for solo piano.
He has a passion for cooking and lives in Milan.