Born in Genoa in 1958, Marco Vincenzi graduated with distinction at the conservatory there, before continuing his studies under Maria Tipo at the Geneva Conservatoire Supérieur. In 1986 he won the Prix de Virtuosité and in 1986 graduated in composition at Genoa Conservatory and took his MA at Genoa University. He received an award in musicology at the Dinu Lipatti Foundation in Bucharest, and took first prizes for piano at the Stresa International Competition (Italy 1977) and the Sommerakademie of the Salzburg Mozarteum (Austria 1978). He has appeared as a recitalist and soloist throughout Europe and in the United States. His recordings include releases of works by Lipatti, Wolf-Ferrari, Busoni, Pizzetti, Vieuxtemps, Rota, Respighi, and Mozart-Busoni for Dynamic. He is piano professor at Genoa Conservatory, director of the Centro Studi Musicali Ferruccio Busoni in Empoli, and artistic director of the A. Speranza European Piano Competition in Taranto.