Paul Bisaccia is known for his virtuoso performances as well as his entertaining stories which delight his audiences and his devoted television fans. His vast repertoire includes the great piano classics as well as the complete solo piano music of George Gershwin. He was the first artist to record the complete solo piano music of Gershwin and his PBS television special, Gershwin by Bisaccia, has been broadcast throughout the U.S. and seen by millions. The program was also dubbed into Mandarin Chinese for broadcast in Asia. The American Record Guide says, “For Gershwin interpretations Bisaccia wins hands down.” Michael Feinstein calls Paul Bisaccia and the Great American Piano, his second television show for PBS “imaginative, fun, well played and totally satisfying.” His third television program, “Chopin by Bisaccia” is now available on his latest DVD release, Bisaccia on Television!
Bisaccia made his European debut in Romania at age 17 and has performed concerts on four continents. He is also a prolific recording artist and a versatile performer of both the great classics and Great American Piano. His discography includes over 350 individual compositions, covering a wide range of composers including huge segments of the music of Chopin, Liszt and Gershwin.
Besides the newly released DVD, he has released a new CD with Parisian violinist Jason Meyer titled Franck, Gershwin, Meyer, Chopin and 4 Hands, 2 Guys, 1 Piano!, a CD of American Music with Provincetown pianist JohnThomas. Also just released is Paul’s first book Piano Player, based on his entertaining true stories, first published in The Hartford Courant’s Northeast Magazine. In 2015 he was honored as a guest lecturer at Harvard University.