Rodolfo Rubino is an Italian pianist. He studied piano at "San Pietro a Majella" Conservatory in Naples (Prize Paulella 1987-1988) and at "S. Cecilia" National Academy in Rome. His teachers were his father, P. A. Rubino, A. M. Pennella, B. Bekhterev and S. Perticaroli.
He won the first prize in several piano competitions (Trofeo Ernesto Coop - Messina, Pietro Napoli - Livorno, Ama Calabria - Lamezia Terme, Premio Europa - San Marco di Castellabate, Premio Sergei Rachmaninoff - Morcone, Coppa Pianisti d'Italia - Osimo, Ennio Porrino - Cagliari, FIDAPA - Catanzaro, etc.).
He has given recitals in the major Italian cities. He has also played in Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, France, Russian and Turkey. He has often interpreted all the Liszt’s 12 Transcendental Studies in a single recitals. He forms with the pianist Tatiana Malguina a piano duo very appreciated.
He recorded Chopin and Liszt' music for the Rai Radiotelevisione italiana. He also recorded Cilèa's music for the CD Musicisti Calabresi, a cooperation between the Cosenza Conservatory and the newspaper "Il Quotidiano della Calabria". He also recorded for the Phoenix Classic, the Piano Orchestra Concert of Calabrian compositor, Alfonso Rendano (version for two pianos). On that occasion he played with the pianist Daniela Roma.
He taught Piano and Chamber Music at conservatories of Ponta Delgada (Azores - Portugal), Figueira da Foz, Coimbra and Aveiro (Portugal). Many his students won the first prizes in national and international piano competition. He is regularly invited to be part of the jury of many national and international competitions.
Now he is Professor of Piano at Cosenza Conservatory "Stanislao Giacomantonio" (Italy)