Alessandro Taverna

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Alessandro Taverna
Born (1983-09-13) 13 September 1983 (age 37)
OriginPortogruaro, Venice, Italy
Occupation(s)Concert pianist
Years active2001–present

Alessandro Taverna (born 1983 in Portogruaro, Venice) is an Italian pianist. He trained at the Accademia Pianistica "Incontri col Maestro" in Imola with Franco Scala, Leonid Margarius and Boris Petrushansky; he later specialized with Arie Vardi at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover and at the International Piano Academy Lake Como[1] working with Dmitri Bashkirov, Malcolm Bilson, Fou Ts'ong, and Stanislav Ioudenitch. He has been a "Lieven Scholar" at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana (Lugano) pursuing his master's degree in Advanced Performance Studies with William Grant Naboré.

Competition record[edit]

  • 2003 – A. Scriabin, Grosseto: 1st prize
  • 2009 – London International Piano Competition, London: 2nd prize[2]
  • 2009 – Minnesota International Piano-e-Competition, Minneapolis-Saint Paul: 1st prize
  • 2009 – Leeds International Pianoforte Competition, Leeds: 3rd prize[3]
  • 2010 – A. Benedetti Michelangeli Prize, Eppan[4]
  • 2011 – Busoni International Piano Competition, Bolzano]: 5th prize


  1. ^ International Piano Academy "Lake Como"
  2. ^ "London International Piano Competition". Archived from the original on 2012-04-21. Retrieved 2011-10-12.
  3. ^ Leeds International Pianoforte Competition
  4. ^ "Piano Academy Eppan". Archived from the original on 2011-11-05. Retrieved 2011-10-12.

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