B i o g r a p h y
Italian pianist Alvise Pascucci has been described by music critics as an outstanding young pianist who possesses a virtuoso technique as well as musicianship of a high order. His large repertoire covers a wide range from Baroque to contemporary music.
His 2019 commitments include concerts in New York at the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, in Indiana where he will perform Rachmaninoff’s 3rd piano concerto, Taiwan and Italy.
He has performed in various venues across Europe and beyond, including Steinway Hall in London, UK, Military Circle Hall in Ploieşti, Romania, Teatro degli Industri of Grosseto, Italy, Dar Sebastien in Hammamet, Tunisia, and the Gnessin Academy of Music concert hall in Moscow, Russia. He has played as soloist with several orchestras including Orchestra Città di Grosseto, the Taipei Philarmonia Orchestra and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Ploiesti. To date he has been awarded over 60 prizes in national and international competitions.
He has participated in masterclasses with illustrious violin and piano virtuosos: in 2011 he won the Banca Monte Dei Paschi Siena prize as the best student at the summer course given by Joaquín Achúcarro at the prestigious Chigiana Musical Academy in Siena, Italy.
A versatile musician, Alvise began studying the violin at the age of nine, and played for many years in the Orchestra Città di Grosseto. He performed the Beethoven violin concerto as a soloist with the “Note Libere” orchestra in Lucca, Italy.
He is an active member of many chamber music groups, playing both piano and violin. He performs regularly with the pianist Lucia Alvarez Nunez as a piano 4 hands, piano duo and piano and violin ensamble.
After graduating in September, 2006 from St.Cecilia conservatoire in Rome in violin, Mr. Pascucci decided to concentrate his studies on the piano. In July, 2007 he received a first class diploma with honors and honorable mention from the Rinaldo Franci Institute in Siena, before receiving his Master's Degree in Piano Performance from Pietro Mascagni Institute in Livorno in 2010. In 2011 he began studying at the prestigious Incontri col Maestro Piano Academy in Imola with Riccardo Risaliti, graduating in 2015 with a Piano Performance Diploma.
He lived in London from 2012, where he studied with Martino Tirimo at Trinity Laban College. In 2017 he relocated to Indiana, USA, where he is now a Graduate Assistant at the Ball State University, working towards an Artist Diploma under the instruction of Dr. Robert Palmer.