Alberto Chines 7pm Steinway Hall, London
Steinway Hall — 2 November 2016, 19:00
Papillons, Op. 2
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Dance Suite Sz.77 BB86b
Alberto Chines began piano lessons at the age of seven. In 2005, he graduated with the highest honours from the Bruno Maderna Conservatory at Cesena in Italy and went on to study at the Imola International Piano Academy with Franco Scala and Piero Rattalino.
Alberto has a strong interest in baroque music and has studied harpsichord, and fortepiano with Stefano Fiuzzi. He has also taken conducting classes with Marco Boni, conductor of the Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra.
He currently studies with pianist Davide Cabassi and has recently completed a second degree at the C. Monteverdi Conservatory in Bolzano, gaining the highest marks. He has performed widely in Italy and has also played for the Association ‘Dino Ciani’, the Lucca Musical Association and with the group ‘Beethoven 32’, dedicated to the complete performance of Beethoven’s piano sonatas.
Since 2010, Alberto has been a member of the international movement ‘Musicians for Human Rights’, and performed with the Human Rights Orchestra with Alessio Allegrini.
In 2013, Alberto was selected as a ‘Young Artist Performer’ by the ‘Piano Texas International Academy and Festival’ in collaboration with the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. He also won the Sony Classical Talent Scout in Madesimo; and the Italian Radio Classica recently aired a radio show about him.