Aquiles Delle Vigne
Aquiles Delle Vigne is an Argentine pianist. Born in Buenos Aires, he studied under the guidance of Claudio Arrau from the age of 17, when he won the Grand Prix "Alberto Williams", which lead him to an international career. In Europe, Delle Vigne completed his studies with Eduardo del Pueyo and Georges Cziffra.
Aquiles Delle Vigne has performed piano solo recitals and with the major orchestras in the most prestigious hall all around the world. Some of his collaborations includes the baton of Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Alberto Lysy, Georges Octors, Leopold Hager, Lee Dong-ho, etc.
Invited as a jury member for international piano competitions in Pretoria, Casagrande, Sydney, Cincinnati, Texas, Paris, etc., his career as a pianist is edged by a restless love for teaching. He gives master classes at the International Sommerakademie Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg, Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory, Korsakov Saint Petersburg Conservatory, National University in Taipei, Central and China Conservatories of Beijing, Toho University in Tokyo, Universities in Seoul, Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, Hochschules in München, Karlsruhe and Hamburg, Juilliard School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Hartt School of Music, etc.
Aquiles Delle Vigne has recorded for EMI His Master's Voice, Naxos, BMG-RCA Victor, BASF Harmonia Mundi, Pavane and EMS. His complete recording of Franz Liszt's 12 Etudes d'execution transcendante has been reviewed as "probably the best interpretation of these etudes since Arrau" His most recent recording features Ludwig van Beethoven's complete Piano Sonatas.
- Kang, Sang Woo (May 2013). "Franz Liszt. Etudes d'Exécution Transcendente (Delle Vigne)". American Record Guide.