Giampaolo Stuani graduated in piano at the Conservatorio L. Campiani of Mantua under the guidance of Nando Salardi. Pupil of Bruno Mezzena in 1985, he obtained the specialization diploma of the Accademia Musicale Pescarese "summa cum laude".
He has competed successfully in numerous national and international competitions and was awarded first prize at: Scottish International Piano Competition (Glasgow), International Alfredo Casella Piano Competition (Naples), International Rina Sala Gallo Piano Competition
(Monza), International V. Bellini Piano Competition (Caltanissetta), National A. Speranza Piano Competition (Taranto).
Giampaolo Stuani has given numerous recitals in Italy (Auditorium Verdi, Milan; Teatro Comunale, Ferrara; Teatro Regio, Parma; Teatro Ponchielli, Cremona; Teatro Golden, Palermo; Teatro Bibiena, Mantua; Teatro delle Palme, Naples), England (Wigmore Hall, London), France, Portugal, Czech Republic,
Bulgaria, United States of America and has also been invited to appear as soloist with leading orchestras, including: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Sofia State Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala of Milan, the EAOSS-Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana,
Orchestra Scarlatti of Naples, Osaka Philarmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Orchestra da Camera di Mantova, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI; with the last-named orchestra he recorded Strawinskj's Concerto for piano and wind instruments.
He recorded for label such as Dynamic, Olympia, Fontec and OnClassical.