(AGI) Ankara, Mar 24 - Italian pianist Vanessa Benelli Mosellwill perform a concert in Ankara on Wednesday night in the hallof the Presidential Symphony Orchestra accompanied by theOrkestra Akademik Baskent conducted by Ertug Korkmaz. Theinitiative was made possible with the help of the Italianembassy in Turkey, in partnership with the University ofBaskent - Orkestra Akademik Baskent and with the sponsorship ofDenizbank. Vanessa will be performing works by Kara Karayev,Dmitri Shostakovich and Sergei Rachmaninoff. The young pianisthas been praised for her virtuoso mastery of the keyboard andfor her keen musical insight ever since she first emerged as ayoung performer. Her recording debut was in February 2011, withthe album Virtuoso Piano Music, which won internationalcritical acclaim. Over the years, the pianist has performedwith leading orchestras such as the Berliner Symphoniker, theMuenchner Symphoniker, the Edmonton Symphony and the ZurichChamber Orchestra. Among other awards, she has won the ElbaFestival Prize and first prize at the "Pietrasanta in Concert"festival as the best emerging talent. Vanessa holds recitals inEurope, Asia, Israel, North and South America, in festivalssuch as Radio France, Ravello, Tuscan Sun Festival andSaratoga, and performs regularly at the Quirinale presidentialpalace in Rome for the Radio3 concerts. (AGI).