Qualifying Round Jury


Alberto Nosè is one of the most awarded piano artists of his generation. His musical education started at the Verona Conservatory and continued at the Imola International Academy Foundation »Incontri con il Maestro«. His artistic development has been also enriched by studying with M. Pollini, M. Perahia, A. Jasinski, P. Badura-Skoda, M. Beroff, and A. Vardi, among others. Nose has received the top prizes in competitions such as the Monte-Carlo Piano Masters, New York Concert Artists, Paloma O’Shea in Santander, Long-Thibaud in Paris, Maj Lind in Helsinki, and Busoni in Bolzano. He was laureate at the Chopin Competition Warsaw in 2000, which opened the door to an international career as a soloist as well as performing with major orchestras (London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France, Symphony Orchestra) in venues like Carnegie Hall, the Southbank Centre, Konzerthaus in Berlin, Théâtre du Châtelet and Pleyel Hall in Paris, Mozarteum in Salzburg, Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires, La Fenice Theatre in Venice, and Santa Cecilia Hall in Rome. He has been a jury member in many international piano competitions held in cities such as Kyiv, Tbilisi, New York, Hong Kong, Helsinki, Budapest, Graz, Ljubljana, and Warsaw, and he is also co-founder of the International Amadeus Competition in Lazise, Italy. Alberto Nose` is currently a professor of piano at the Verona Conservatory of Music, and is a member of the faculty of the International Accademia Amadeus in Valeggio sul Mincio, Italy.