Acclaimed by international critics, the Brazilian-born Alexandre Dossin has already firmly established himself as a pianist of the first rank. He was awarded both the first prize and the special prize at the Martha Argerich International Piano Competition in 2003 (Buenos Aires, Argentina). Other awards include the silver medal and second honourable mention in the Maria Callas Grand Prix (Athens, Greece, 1996) and both the third prize and special prize at the Mozart International Piano Competition (Salzburg, Austria, 1995), among many international and national accolades received throughout his career. Conductors with whom he has performed include Charles Dutoit, Isaac Karabtchevsky, and Michael Gielen, with orchestras including the Buenos Aires Philharmonic, Brazilian National Symphony, Mozarteum University Symphony, and Tchaikovsky Conservatory Symphony Orchestras. Alexandre Dossin is a graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where he studied with Sergey Dorensky. He received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where his teachers were William Race and Gregory Allen. Currently on the faculty at the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, he maintains an active performing, teaching, and recording career. His recordings for Naxos include an acclaimed release of Verdi transcriptions by Liszt (8.557904) and two discs of Kabalevsky piano music (8.570976, 8.570822).
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