Born in Celano (Italy, 1968), he gave his debut at the age of ten.
Along with studies at “Cherubini” Music Conservatory in Florence (Italy), “Tchaikovsky” Music Conservatory in Moscow (Russia) and Musik Hochschule für Musik in Trossingen (Germany), his pianism and personality owe a great deal to the long acquaintance of Alexis Weissenberg and Viktor Merzhanov, two legends of the 20-century Piano History.
Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, defined him as “an excellent pianist and a musician of the highest caliber”. The Washington Post wrote: “Carusi transformed the keyboard into a 100-piece orchestra” […]
The Washington Post
An evening of breathtaking artistry. Carusi transformed the keyboard into a 100-piece orchestra.
Corriere della Sera
You could hear Gilels and Richter in his performance, watching over him almost like guardian angels
RAI - Radio 3 Suite
Nazzareno Carusi is among the best pianist and the greatest Italian musicians of today.