Francesco Caramiello was born in Naples in 1964. He took his diploma at the “San Pietro a Majella” obtaining  top marks and distinction in piano, which he studied under  Vincenzo Vitale and Massimo Bertucci, and in composition under the guidance of Bruno Mazzotta.



He has played with prestigious orchestras: Philharmonia Orchestra,


Nürnberger Philharmoniker, the Youth Orchestra of the Salzburg Mozarteum,

the Sicilian Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the  Teatro Comunale of Cagliari,  and has appeared at the  Barbican Centre in London, at the Philharmonie di Nürnberg, the Merkin Concert Hall of New York, the Teatro Golden of  Palermo, the Tetro di San Carlo of Napoli, the Teatro Comunale of Cagliari at “Festspillene” of Bergen (Norway) and in Japan at the University of Chubu and the Nagoya Auditorium.

He also gives concerts on period instruments and for years has devoted attention to the discovery of Italian composers, an interest reflected by his many recordings of works by  Sgambati (the complete piano works in four cds for Agorà and the complete chamber works in two cds and Pianoconcerto for ASV) of the two Piano Concertos and piano works by Martucci in four cds for ASV,  and works by Dohler, Paer, Ricci, ecc. Played on a  Pleyel of 1862 (Opus 111). He also recorded for Agorà a cd  with the Sonatas of  Copland and  Carter and the piano studies of Ives, and in collaboration with other pianists of the same neapolitan school Die Kunst der Fingerfertigkeit op. 740 di Czerny (Musikstrasse).