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  • To witness the premiere of your Bohemian Concerto has been the most exciting musical experience in my life. Mary Grant (Virginia Beach, USA)

  • Polo Piatti is undeniably one of the best melody creators in today's classical music landscape. A master at provoking the deepest emotions and moving the coldest hearts, he uses astonishingly melodious music that seems quite "simple" but has the unquestionable complexity of a genius. George Halloway. (San Diego, California, USA)

  • I am a big fan of Polo Piatti's music. He brings great beauty and joy to people like me. His work is of the spirit and we have so much to thank him for. Heather T. (UK)

  • Your Bohemian Piano Concerto was a triumph and has restored my belief in today's classical music. John T. (Miami, USA)

  • It was fantastic to perform your beautiful piece, thank you for inviting me and for a wonderful day! Oliver Poole, concert pianist (UK)

  • I must congratulate you again on your 'Old Forest'. What an all-enveloping experience it was. It was so beautiful and emotionally charged that it was almost too much to bear! That wonderful edgy passionate film noir quality with your Latin blood pulsing was all totally gobsmacking! For a moment nothing else mattered and we were transcended into our own “Old Forest.” I felt the orchestra really played their hearts out for you with a 100% commitment to the piece. A true reflection of their respect for you and your music and of course your playing was sublime. Justin P. (UK)

  • Having listened to the work in full, I am going so far as to say that your composition 'Lullaby For A Clown' is one of the most beautiful pieces of music I have ever heard. Julian M. (UK)

  • Polo, your work is beyond mere words. Thank you for an incredibly emotional afternoon, I played your cd through a full four times, and was intuitively playing harmonies in my 'soul' along with the fabulous team of musicians you all are. Pure MAGIC! Chris F. (UK)

  • I would like to thank you so much for playing at the event, which was brilliant... I cannot tell you how many people have spoken to me after and since the event to say how much they enjoyed your performance. Judy Rogers, Mayor of Hastings (UK)

  • I particularly like the recording of 'Lullaby For A Clown' - a perfect rendition of a great piece of music! Simon Proctor, Composer, Royal Academy of Music (UK)


  • Certainly the most unusual event this week by a very long way; worth a trip west. Time Out magazine, Martin Hoyle, London (UK)

  • Such magnificent improvisations can be possible only by a tremendous power of concentration and full mastery of the keyboard. El Mensajero Cultural, Madrid (Spain)


  • I did not know what to expect from an improvised concert. And there I find myself, suddenly crying like a baby, touched by this gorgeous music! Yoko Matsumura, Bechstein Hall, Tokio (Japan)


  • This was great music theatre with the splendid composer and pianist Polo Piatti. Die Gaubote Herrenberg (Germany)


  • Piatti’s album moves almost imperceptible from melancholy to playful, and optimism to elegy. Polo’s work has been feted around the world. His pedigree is unquestioned. Observer newspaper, Rob Anderson (UK)

  • The Palm d'Or goes to Polo Piatti, whose suite for piano & orchestra was a vehicle for his virtuoso playing. Antony Mair, Hastings Online Times Magazine (UK)


  • Another, superb night of music, once again your music 'Days Gone By' was outstanding - so moving ... I brought 14 friends to your concert. Mervyn H. (England, UK)

  • What a joy and a pleasure this entire experience with you was for us! The audience and our orchestra fully embraced you and your music. Your fill-in for rehearsal was a memorable moment and the guidance you provided to us was inspiring. Looking forward to another collaboration in the future!  Daniel w. Boothe, principal conductor, Symphonicity Symphony Orchestra (Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA)

  • Thank you, Polo Piatti and the Hastings Sinfonia for this wonderful concert. I loved every aspect of it. We want more! Anita Makris, Vienna, Austria


  • Polo is quite extraordinary and a rare talent. We are very fortunate to have someone with such talent amongst us'. Richard Stevens, UK

  • A marvellous, vivid musical evocation and a different type of pianist. Watch this man! Revista Siglo XX, Buenos Aires


  • I must admit: I could hear colours during this piano improvisations!...La Cite Journal, Paris. R. Michaud


  • Polo Piatti's affinity to Eric Satie is difficult to deny. Gaubote Herrenberg, Germany


  • Polo's improvisations truly surprised Japanese people because they were immensely beautiful. Probably no one could believe that the music was improvised! Nobuya Monta, Osaka, Japan

  • A philosophically thinking musician, almost a miracle in the landscape of the present arts. Wissenschaft Heute, Switzerland

  • It is hard to believe but we were able to "see" with our ears! Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • During Piatti’s piano improvisations in Tokyo last November I could not hold back the tears. His sounds were somehow sacred, holy. All the audience were taken into a rich natural world instantly, and that world was made visible by his brilliant sound and music. We were reminded to be kept alive by something great. To be here, present in the world. And it meant to be loved also and to be kept alive and in the now. An incredible heavenly and earthy energy flooded our hearts through his piano playing. And our tears flowed over from his improvisations. Sonoko Iwasaki, Soprano, Tokyo, Japan

  • I would be absolutely honoured to play Piatti's Piano Bohemian Concerto, I really think it is an absolutely wonderful composition! Anton Lyakhovsky, Russian piano virtuoso     more >

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