Patrizia Prati studied piano with Siu Ling Wu, Giancarlo Cardini, Aldo Ciccolini and András Schiff and harpsichord with Annamaria Pernafelli. She has a Dregree and a Master in Linguistics from the University Roma Tre of Rome and a PhD in Linguistics and Comparative Literature from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

She is a multi-faceted artist. Her dedication to the musical career is amplified by the investigation about linguistics and literature.

She was the winner of the 10th Piano Competition Amici di Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome and she won prizes and was finalist in several national and international piano competitions, among which Como, Savona and Calgary.

Her activity as soloist has seen her in Rome, Milan, Paris, London, Madrid, Lisbon, Baalbeck, Rosario, Sâo Paulo etc. She has an intense chamber music activity and her world first recording of Ottorino Respighi's and Giuseppe Martucci's Piano and Strings Quintets, with the Venice Quartet, won the prestigious "five stars" critical award in the magazine "Musica".

She has always shown a deep interest in the modern and contemporary piano repertoire, including in her concerts pieces by composers of the 20th century, with particular attention to the minimal music. Distinguished composers have dedicated original compositions to her.

She teachs piano in the Conservatoire Giovan Battista Martini of Bologna and she is Associated Professor in  the Universidad Pontificia Comillas of Madrid and in the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid