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Alessio Bax (Piano)

Born: 30th November 1977, Bari

Nationality: Italian

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Alessio Bax is an Italian classical pianist. He graduated from the Bari conservatory at the record age of 14. He won the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition in Japan at age 19 and the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition in 2000 after first participating in 1993. Bax was a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's CMS Two for three seasons, beginning in 2009. He also received the Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2009.

Further Reading: Alessio Bax

Recording of the Week, Edward Gardner conducts orchestral music by Janáček

James listens to the first instalment in an exciting new series – Chandos’ survey of the orchestral works of Janáček, conducted by Edward Gardner.

Interview, Alessio Bax plays Beethoven

David talks to pianist Alessio Bax about his new Beethoven disc, which combines well-loved sonatas with fresh transcriptions by Bax himself of orchestral works.

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