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Active in Italy and abroad both as a soloist as well as a conductor, his piano recitals, in particular, are characterized by a diversified repertoire that extends from English virginalists to contemporary music, through the great masterpieces of the classic-romantic tradition.

Each choice of repertoire, as well as the construction of the concert program itself, is the result of a research path that also includes figurative art and literature (for example, recitals dedicated to Nabokov and the relationship between music and autobiography).

He held the first Italian performances of works such as Images by Howard Skempton, Time Curve Preludes by William Duckworth.

First Italian interpreter to perform in a single concert the Complete Piano Etudes by Philip Glass (June 2017), as well as some unpublished pieces (Vision, Monsters of Grace) included in the retrospective dedicated to the full piano of the American composer (I. Original Works: on Melancholy, II Transcriptions: on Ardour, III. Complete Etudes: on Perfection).

Career

As a pianist he has performed in Italy and abroad, holding, among others, recitals at the Kaisersaal in Vienna, at the Marcello Theater, Keiros Theater, Villa Torlonia Theater in Rome, Eutherpe Hall in Valencia.

He held the first Italian performances of works such as Howard Skempton's Images, Time Curve Preludes by William Duckworth. First Italian interpreter to perform Philip Glass's Complete Piano Etudes (June 2017), as well as some unpublished pieces (Vision, Monsters of Grace) included in the retrospective (2017) dedicated to the full piano of the American composer (I. Original Works: on Melancholy; II. Transcriptions: on Ardore; III. Complete Etudes: on Perfection).

He conducted the Orquestra Reino de Aragón (Madrid - Riva del Garda), the Blue Danube Symphony Orchestra (Budapest), "OlegDanovski" Opera and Ballet Theater Orchestra (Costanta), Baltic Festival Orchestra (Tallinn), Astrakhan Conservatory Orchestra, Astrakhan Philharmonia Orchestra (Astrakhan)

 

Training
After completing his studies at the S. Cecilia Conservatory in Rome, Alessandro Conti continued his training abroad, perfecting himself between Vienna, Helsinki and Tallinn.

A pupil of Paul Barnes, Krassimira Jordan and WolfangWatzinger for the piano, Ivan Vandor for the composition, Piero Bellugi, JormaPanula, ArkadyLeytush and PaavoJärvi for the conducting, he also stands out for his humanistic training.

Graduated first in Philosophy, he continued his studies with a second degree in History of Religions.

 

 

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