Giovanni Allevi is an Italian pianist and composer. Contents. 1 Biography. Education; . 13 Dita (); Composizioni (); No Concept (); Joy ( ); Evolution (June 13, ); Alien (September 28, ); Sunrise (October Composizioni is the second solo album by pianist Giovanni Allevi. The musician performed Piano Karate at the 59th Festival della canzone italiana. Giovanni Allevi est un compositeur et pianiste italien né à Ascoli Piceno le 9 avril Il joue même dans le spectacle Piano Karate, un morceau de son nouvel album, Composizioni. En juin , Allevi entame une tournée internationale.
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Allevi attained a “first-class diploma” both in piano at the “F. Morlacchi” conservatoire in Perugia and in composition at the “G. Verdi” academy of music in Milan.
In he did military service in the Banda Nazionale of the Italian Army. The master of the band noticed his piano talent and decided to put the piano soloist in his “inventory. At the end of his military service Allevi started presenting in concert a repertory formed exclusively of his own compositions for pianoforte while at the same time attending courses of “Bio-music and music therapy ” by professor Mario Corradini, in which he enhanced his awareness of music’s great power of “setting minds free” and its ability to evoke memories, images and emotions.
It won a special prize for the “best scene music. In he won the international selections for young concert performers at the San Filippo Theatre in Turin.
Thanks to SaturninoGiovanni Allevi matures the idea of moving to Milan and to gather into one CD his own piano production; this work is picked up by Lorenzo Cherubini, stage name Jovanottiwho, inunder his label Soleluna and together with Universal Italiaccomposizioni to publish Allevi’s first album, by the title of 13 Dita 13 Fingers and produced by Saturnino. He also provided the music at the opening ceremony of clmposizioni World Aquatics Championships in Rome.
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As a result of Allevi’s encounter with Saturnino and Jovanotti, he faces the large audiences of modern rock concerts: Allevi opens, with his piano alone, Jovanotti’s concerts during the tour L’Alberoexecuting a few tracks from 13 Dita. Inagain with Saturnino as the producer, Allevi creates the soundtrack for the short film Venceremosawarded at the Sundance Film Festivala film festival that takes place annually in the state of Utahin the United States. Giovanni Allevi has written some non-piano works, in addition to his piano compositions, which are mostly unpublished.
The most important are:. The audience included the likes of Giorgio Napolitanothe president of the Republic, and other high-ranking State officers. Along with two pieces by Giacomo Puccinifive compositions by Allevi himself were played. The concert was broadcast live on RAI1the main national television channel, establishing his fame and success in the national music scene.
The concert at the Senate hall inspired a strong debate on Allevi’s actual talent: Ughi clearly felt “offended as a musician” and declared “Allevi’s success is the triumph of relativism”.
Allevi retorted later in the same newspaper, accusing Ughi of composizinoi the caste”, adding: He noted that “in music, it has always been difficult for new ideas to gain a hold, but later on, they became the rule to follow”. Allevi is often accused of being simply a mass media phenomenon, nothing but the “result of a marketing strategy”, as Piero Maranghi, director of Classicaa television channel fully dedicated to classical music, said.
Other musicians plead Allevi’s cause, recalling that “his success gave a new birth to the piano, and encouraged many young to take piano lessons. In this debates I see only envy” as the pianist Nazzareno Carusi said to Panorama.
La Musica in Testa – His first book was published on March 5, It’s a diary which collects his thoughts, his experiences and the anecdotes until his success. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
La Stampa del December 24, “Archived copy”. Archived from the original on La Stampa del December 28, Panorama del February 27, “Archived copy”.