It's not often that a young musician graduates with top honors from conservatory at age 14. But Italian pianist Alessio Bax did, and since then his reputation has soared, with critically acclaimed recordings and solo and chamber music appearances around the globe. Mr. Bax is praised for creating "a ravishing listening experience" with his lyrical playing, insightful interpretations, and dazzling facility. Since taking first prizes at the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition and the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition in Japan, Bax has won audiences worldwide. In 2009 he was awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant, one of the most prestigious prizes in classical music.
Sergei Rachmaninov: Hopak, Prelude Op. 32, No. 5 in G Major, Prelude Op. 23, No. 5 in G minor, Prelude Op. 3, No. 2 in C-sharp minor, Vocalise Op. 34, No. 14 (arr. by Bax), Op. 23, No. 10 in G-flat Major, "Liebesleid" (from Kreisler), "Liebesfreud" (from Kreisler)
Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
"One of the most accompished performers in the world." - Clavier Companion
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