Alberto Nosè

Alberto Nose

"... an impeccably stylish performance" The Independent, UK

Alberto Nosè first caught the attention of London audiences when he won 2nd Prize in the London International Piano Competition in April 2002.

He was born in Villafranca di Verona, Italy in 1979 and graduated at 17 with full marks, full honours and distinction from the Verona Conservatoire, where he studied with Professor Laura Palmieri. In 1997 he entered the International Piano Academy 'Incontri col Maestro' of Imola where he was taught by M° Franco Scala, Boris Petrushansky, Antonio Ballista and Leonid Margarius, with whom he has worked exclusively since 2001.

An experienced performer, Alberto Nosè won the 'Jugend für Mozart' Competition in Salzburg in 1991 and as a result toured Italy, France and Austria. He went on to win prizes in several other prestigious competitions- 1st Prize unanimously at the 15th 'Premio Venezia' National Piano Competition in 1998, 2nd Prize 'with special distinction' at the 51st International F. Busoni Piano Competition in Bolzano in 1999, 5th Prize at the 14th International F. Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, 1st Prize at the 'Vendôme Prize' International Piano Competition in Paris in 2000 and in the summer of 2002 he won 1st Prize unanimously at the International 'Maj Lind' Piano Competition in Helsinki.

Alberto Nosè is a keen chamber music player, and performs often with the Italian cellist Rocco Filippini. As a soloist, he has given many recitals and played concertos with orchestra throughout Italy and Europe. In December 2000, he made his debut in the main cities of Japan (including Sapporo and Tokyo) in a concert tour with the Warsaw Philharmonic. He has also performed in Brazil and the USA.

Alberto Nosè has made recordings in Rome for Assicurazioni Generali, TAU Records and at the Jerusalem Music Centre for the French magazine 'Piano'.