Acclaimed by international critics, Brazilian-born Steinway Artist Alexandre Dossin has already firmly established himself as an artist of the first rank. He was awarded both the first prize and the special prize at the Martha Argerich International Piano Competition. Other awards include the silver medal and second honourable mention in the Maria Callas Grand Prix and both the third prize and special prize at the Mozart International Piano Competition, 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, Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra, Petrobras Symphony Orchestra, and the Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.
Alexandre Dossin is a graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where he studied with Sergey Dorensky. He received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where his teachers were William Race and Gregory Allen.
Professor and Chair of the piano department at the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, Alexandre Dossin maintains an active performing, teaching, and recording career. His recordings for Naxos include acclaimed releases of Verdi and Russian transcriptions by Liszt (8.557904, 8.572432), two discs of Kabalevsky piano music (8.570976, 8.570822) and solo music by Leonard Bernstein (8.559756).