Francesco makes his Los Angeles Philharmonic debut on 11 August when he performs Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 at the Hollywood Bowl under the baton of Andrew Manze.

Francesco performed the concerto with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 2014, of which Bachtrack wrote that he “went on to deliver one of the most assured performances of the piece I can recall hearing. Piemontesi’s conception was mobile, almost daringly so, and unfussy. Yet, he rendered this concerto’s uniquely rhapsodic elements with a deeply-felt intensity and, at times, an ecstatic quality…”