“Impeccable and implacable octaves, and again, Alessandro Vena in his CD brings Bach and Busoni down from the pedestal of history, proving convincing in terms of virtuosity and style….’ MUSICA Magazine
Alessandro began a concert performing career at that point in many Italian and European / global cities. Alessandro performs a repertoire that ranges from baroque to contemporary with a predisposition for the romantic composers and Chopin in particular. Alessandro has recorded works by the following composers – Chopin, Bach, Bach-Busoni (which will be performed in this 2018 U.S. Tour), Scarlatti, Mozart, Franck, Debussy, Liszt, Schumann, Rota, Pirrone, Shoenberg, Sibelius, Shostakovich, Paus, Lupis and Davide Zannoni. Alessandro’s international concert performing has taken him to concerts in Italy, Europe and the U.S. As a solo pianist in 2016, Alessandro performed recitals for prestigious Stagioni accompanied by Symphony Orchestras, the Ciaikowkij Russian State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and the Bulgarian State Philharmonic Orchestra of Vidin. By invitation as solo piano recitals, Alessandro has performed Rome University Lumsa, Teatro Marcello, Sala Baldini, Valdese University, Villa Torloni, Perugia University of Foreigners, Foligno Teatro San Domenico, Spoleto Festival of the Two Worlds, Taomina Festival, Marsala Teatro Sollima, Naples Foundation Ciccolini, Palermo State University, IIC in Los Angeles, National Opera Center in New York City, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aries, the Ohrid Choir Festival (Macedonian), Kino Babilon Berlin, Centennial of Assumption (Paraguay), Center Culturel Belgium. In 2010, Alessandro received the prestigious “A Life of Music” Award, honored by the Sovereign Order of Malta and awarded “Honorary” by the FAI (Italian Environment Fund). RADIO RAI 3 on “First Movement” has presented many of Alessandro’s recordings. PIANO SOLO magazine reviewed Alessandro’s last CD as 5 stars.