BIOGRAPHY

Alessandro Tardino was born in 1987 in Frascati, near Rome, into a family of musicians. He began his musical studies at the Conservatorio in Frosinone on the flute with Pietro Romano and simultaneously on the piano with Cecilia De Dominicis. At the age of fifteen he acquired his diplomas in both instruments with the highest grades. At that time he held his orchestra debuts as a flutist and as a piano soloist, on the piano performing Chopin’s Andante Spianato and the Grande Polacca Brillante.

In 2006 he obtained his final diploma on the piano with the highest votes, with distinction and an honorary award. From the Associazione Concertistica Romana he received the „Premio Regione Lazio“ for the best diploma of the year.

Further studies on the piano led him to the „Accademia pianistica internazionale di Imola Incontri col Maestro“, where he studied from 2003 with Franco Scala, Michel Dalberto and Enrico Pace. Alessandro Tardino participated in master classes with Gianluca Cascioli, Joaquin Soriano, Oleg Marshev, Andrea Lucchesini, Zoltan Kocsis, Yang Jun, Roberto Cappello and Robert Levin. In 2013 he concluded his studies with the academic diploma.

Among his performances should be mentioned his concerts at “Les Semaines Musicales” of Crans-Montana in Switzerland as a soloist as well as in a trio with Eric Crambes and Henri Demarquette and in duo with Michel Dalberto, his contribution at the Festival “Bologna si rivela” (in occasion of “Aimez-vous Cage?” with the participation of Bruno Canino, Antonio Ballista and Philipe Daverio) and a solo performance with the Orchestra Verdi in Milan in connection with a Chopin- Festival, which was broadcast live on television by Mediaset.

He repeatedly played for Festivals like the “MITO Settembre Musica” in Milan and the „Maggio Musicale“ in Florence and held recitals in halls like the Teatro Manzoni di Milano, la Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Milano, l’Accademia Filarmonica di Verona, il Teatro Comunale di Vicenza and the Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna, il Piccolo Teatro Comunale di Firenze and il Teatro Alighieri di Ravenna.

In 2011 he performed in Switzerland in the Atelier Bau Art Basel.

He regularly performs in chamber music formations with pianist Andrè Gallo, cellist Leonid Gorokhov and violinists Barbara Doll, Oleksandr Semchuck, Egidius Streiff and Ksenia Miliyavskaya.

In 2012 he was the winner of the „Concours International de Piano de Lyon“ and play successive concerts in the „Salle Molière“ in Lyon and in the „Auditorium George Brassens“ in Saint Germain-au-Mont-D’Or in France. In the same year he won the chamber music competition „Giulio Rospigliosi“ in Lamporecchio in Italy together with the violinist Stefano Delle Donne.

In 2016 Alessandro Tardino recorded with the violinist Egidius Streiff a DVD for the Fugue State Films with music of M. Reger. The DVD was awarded “Best DVD of the year” by the BBC magazine.

In the same year he recorded together with André Gallo the CDs that accompany a new series of publications on piano learning written by the composer Marco di Bari.

Alessandro Tardino established himself as a versatile instrumental accompanist, accompanying various master classes, competitions and summer courses. Since 2013 he is in collaboration with the violinist Pierre Amoyal, accompanying his students at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.

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