Pianist Diego Mingolla graduated from Hugo Wolf Superior School for Accompanists in Acquasparta and Conservatorio "G. Verdi" and University "DAMS" in Torino, later honing his skills in masterclasses with Helmut Deutsch and Antonio Ballista.
Since 1989 he’s been prized in International Competition both as soloist than as chamber music player and as performer he took part in several classical music concert seasons all over in the world.
Specializing in performance practice of chamber music and opera, Diego has forged important artistic collaborations with artists such as Mirella Freni, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Fiorenza Cossotto, Barbara Frittoli, Alessandro Corbelli, and Rockwell Blake.
He has acted as the collaborative pianist for the International Sommerakademie Mozarteum in Salzburg, the L. Perosi Academy for Post Graduate Music Studies in Biella, NeiStëmmen Academy in Luxembourg, LPMAM (London Performing Academy of Music), Conservatoire du Briançonnaise (France) NCPA (National Center for Performing Arts) in Mumbai and Torino Teatro Regio.
Very active in the theatre world, he has been esteemed as an onstage pianist, composer, arranger and musical consultant, working with such theatre makers as Davide Livermore, Arturo Brachetti, Willy Landin and John Turturro, and with the Children's Theater Foundation in Torino.
He composed and performed the soundscape for Turin's Metro and participated in the construction of MUSLI - the School and Children's Book Museum in Turin. He won the Audience Prize at the sixth European contest organized by the "Strade del Cinema" Festival dedicated to silent movies accompanied live.
He is guest artist at “Violoncelles en folies” performing in concert duo with E. Bertrand, D. Poskin, G. Teullieres-Sommer, A. Kobekina and K. Strailers among the others.
He worked also with Orchestra Filarmonica in Torino, OCHA (Orchestre de chambre des les Hautes Alpes) and m° J. Keck with whom he is exploring Jacques Offenbach’s repertoire performing in Marseille (Theatre de l’Odeon) in the season named “Les dimanches d’Offenbach” rediscovering in a critical way the genius of this composer.