She is an Italian pianist who in over twenty years of concert activity has made herself known all over the world for her performances rich in temperament, energy, taste and musicality, as the international press has written several times. Invited by major concert organizations, symphony orchestras and music festivals in Europe, Asia, America she has also played at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Salzburg Festspielhaus, Carnegie Hall in New York, Teatro Comunale di Firenze, NCPA di Pechino, Herkulessaal di Monaco, Megaron Hall di Atene, Tonhalle di Zurigo, Auditorium di Santa Cecilia a Roma, Konzerthaus di Berlino, Bozar di Bruxelles, Auditorium Belgrano di Buenos Aires, City Hall di Hong-Kong, Seoul Arts Center in Korea. Collaborations with great international artists include Salvatore Accardo, Paul Badura-Skoda, Mariella Devia, Toshiyuki Kamioka, Amarilli Nizza, I solisti della Scala, Alexander Shelley, Joann Falletta, Alexander Kniazev, Milan Horvàth, Claudio Scimone, Muhai Tang, Gabriel Feltz, Marco Guidarini. Enrica Ciccarelli has recorded for Agorà, Sfem Classics, Verdi Records and BAM. Among the most significant recordings are the Concerti of Robert and Clara Schumann, the Concerto of Grieg live from the Concertgebouw, and the Mazurche of Chopin-Viardot recorded in world premiere with the soprano Nizza. In 2016 the magazine Amadeus published the last CD recorded with the Argentine soprano Ivanna Speranza and dedicated to Francesco Paolo Tosti on the centenary of his death.
After studying piano and organ at the “G. Verdi” Conservatory in Milan, Enrica Ciccarelli completed her artistic training also thanks to exceptional meetings with the Masters Pommier, Magaloff, Nikolajeva and Sergiu Celibidache. She is often invited to be part of juries of international awards and to participate in conferences and lectures on the theme of artistic organization and the dissemination of classical music. She has been artistic director since 2007 of the Fondazione La Società dei Concerti in Milan and since September 2017 she has also been President. In 2019 she created the Antonio Mormone International Prize with the aim of identifying, promoting and enhancing internationally the future young talents.