Instrumentalist - Piano
About

Pianist Alessio Bax creates “a ravishing listening experience” (Gramophone) with his lyrical playing, insightful interpretations, and dazzling facility. First Prize winner at the Leeds and Hamamatsu international piano competitions—and a 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient—he has appeared as soloist with over 100 orchestras, including the London and Royal Philharmonic orchestras, the Dallas and Houston symphonies, the NHK Symphony in Japan, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic with Yuri Temirkanov, and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle.

 

Posted: Sep-4-2014
Latest News

On October 15, pianist Alessio Bax launches the 2014-15 season of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center as soloist in two Mozart piano concertos at Alice Tully Hall, one of many prominent collaborations with friends old and new around the world. More information about Bax's exciting season can be found here.

Posted: Sep-19-2014
Latest Acclaim

“Its ghostly opening Andante is unique—first the cello’s icy harmonics, then the lower-voiced violin’s entrance followed by the canon’s hushed, deliberate third voice, the piano in its lowest register. Can anything be so profoundly sad? Faster movements display a more familiar side of the composer—brittle, bitter, mocking and furious by turns. The Largo, its theme and variations supported by the quietly insistent passacaglia of eight soft, grim chords in the piano, six times repeated, expresses despair mingled with helpless resignation. A finer performance (violinist William Preucil, cellist Mark Kosower, pianist Alessio Bax) would be difficult to imagine.”

— Sante Fe Reporter
Posted: Jul-29-2014
Latest Recording

Alessio Bax returns to disc on Signum with two masterworks of Beethoven’s piano repertoire, as well as a new arrangement from 'Die Ruinen von Athen'.

Posted: Sep-8-2014
Latest Video
Posted: Dec-11-2012