Born in Naples, Bruno Canino studied piano and composition at the Conservatorio Verdi in Milan, where he taught solo piano for 24 years. He has performed both as a soloist and a chamber musician in all the great concert venues of Europe, the United States, Australia, Japan and China. For over forty years he has been regularly performing with Antonio Ballista, his piano duo partner, and for some thirty years he has been a member of the Trio of Milan.
Bruno Canino is deeply interested in contemporary music and has collaborated with such distinguished composers as Pierre Boulez, Luciano Berio, Karlheinz Stockhausen, György Ligeti, Bruno Maderna, Luigi Nono, Sylvano Bussotti and others, the works of whom he has often premièred.
Bruno Canino’s recent recordings include the Goldberg Variations, the complete piano works by Casella, and the complete Debussy piano works. In 1997 Passigli Editions published his book Vademecum for a Chamber Pianist.