Mariacristina Buono is one of the most promising pianists of the young Italian generation. Her talent was discovered by the pianist Alba Rosa Scattaglia at the age of five, and from the age of nine she studied at the “Niccolo Piccinni” Conservatory in Bari. Since at this time she began playing concerts and won first prizes at more than 15 of the most important Italian piano competitions. In 2009, at the age of 17, she finished her studies in Bari with the highest score, and she was accepted into two of Italy 's most important piano schools: the soloist class of Benedetto Lupo at the “Nino Rota” Conservatory in Monopoli and the Imola International Piano Academy, where she studied with Franco Scala and Enrico Pace. She lived in Germany for 2 years , and she studied at the “Hochschule für Musik und Tanz“ in Cologne, with the great pianist Fabio Bidini. She finished her master in Piano-Solo in March 2018. In addition to her studies, she attended many masterclasses with major artists of the piano world: Andrzej Jasinski, Alexander Lonquich, Joaquin Soriano, Konstantin Bogino, Michele Marvulli, Aldo Ciccolini, Per Nystrom, Christopher Elton, Eldar Nebolsin, Jeffrey Swann, Ilja Scheps and Claudio Martinez-Mehner. She had her debut as a soloist with the FIMA Orquestra at the age of 22 in Almeria / Spain, playing the 1st Chopin Piano Concerto. Mariacristina Buono has played concerts - solo recitals in many European countries (Finland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Poland) where "her musical intelligence combined with her sensual, unique sound production" have been highlighted and liked. Above all, the composer Robert Schumann plays a special role in the artistic work of Mariacristina and he is often an integral part of her concert programs. One of the most recent successes that Mariacristina Buono celebrated is the performance of the Chopin 1st Piano concerto at the Paderewski Academy in Poland, the first prize at the international music competition "Luigi Zanuccoli" in Italy and the selection as a scholarship of Werner Richard - Dr. Carl Dörken Foundation, which permits her to present herself to the public in Germany.