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Alessandro Taverna Photo by Pierluigi Marchesan    

Concert No 8

8pm Saturday 9th March 2019
at Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre

Alessandro Taverna (Piano)

Supported by HCMS members’ donations 

  “hugely impressive recital . . . adding touches of radiance,
like light catching the colours in a stained glass window.”

- Daily Telegraph

Alessandro Taverna returns to Holmes Chapel for his third concert. He is a native of Venice and began his piano studies at the Fondazione Musicale Santa Cecilia, Portogruaro, with Laura Candiago Ferrari, graduating with honours. He has won numerous awards in national and international competitions: among them the international piano competitions of Leeds, London, Hamamatsu, Minneapolis/St Paul, the Casella Prize in Venice, the Busoni Competition in Bolzano, the Scriabin Prize in Grosseto and Premio Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli of Eppan. He has been awarded from the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano with “Premio Sinopoli”, for his artistic activity and the international career. He made recordings for BBC Radio 3, Rai Radio 3, Slovenian National Radio, RSI Swiss Radiotelevision.

The musical programme for this concert is:

Chopin - Andante spianato and Grande polonaise brillante Op.22

Chopin - Ballade No.4 in F minor Op.52

Franck - Prelude, Choral and Fugue FWV21

Gershwin - Arrangements from Songbook (1932)

Kapustin - Concert Études Op.40

Gulda - Play Piano Play

Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue



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