Giovanni Allevi

Giovanni Allevi
Jabotabek Special  EVOLUTION TOUR
Supported by Istituto Italiano di Cultura 
AUG 25,  Auditorium Parco della Musica, Tanjung Priok, JakartaGiovanni Allevi



Born in 1969, Allevi is an Italian contemporary classical composer and pianist. He does not use improvisation.

He gratuated in piano, in orchestration and in philosophy. His public debut has been opening a concert of the italian pop-rock star Jovanotti (Lorenzo Cherubini). At first, the audience was astonished, but it has been a great success. Afterwords, Jovanotti produced the first album of Giovanni Allevi, “13 Dita” (1997). In 2003 Allevi releases “Composizioni”, and in 2005 “No Concept”, after a successfull exhibition at New York’s Blue Note. Then, “Joy” (2006) and “Allevilive” (2007).

After 5 albums for piano solo, he composed “Evolution” (2008) for symphony orchestra.

Cultural education

He got a first-class diploma both in piano to the "F. Morlacchi"'s conservatoire in Perugia and in composition to the "G. Verdi" academy of music in Milan. He had a degree cum laude in Philosophy with the thesis entitled "Il vuoto nella Fisica contemporanea" and he frequented the Arezzo's Accademia Internazionale di Alto Perfezionamento, under the leadership of the maestro Carlo Alberto Neri.

In the 1991 he completed the liability to military service in the Banda Nazionale of the Italian Army. The master of the band noticed his piano talent and so he decided to put the piano soloist in his inventory. He played the Rhapsody in blue by George Gershwin and the Warsaw Concerto by Richard Addinsell in his capacity as piano soloist of the Banda, during a tour in a lot of italian theatres. At the end of the military service, Allevi started presenting in concert a repertory comprehending exclusively his own compositions for the pianoforte he only and side by side frequented the courses of "Bio-music and music therapy" by the teacher Mario Corradini, in which he studied in detail his consciousness of the great power of the music that is able to render free and to evoke remembrances, images and emotions. In the 1996 he set to music the tragedy The Trojan Women by Euripides, represented on the occasion of the International Festival of the Ancient Drama in Siracusa, winning the special prize for the best scene musics. In the 1997 he won the international selections for young concertists at the San Filippo Theatre in Turin.






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