Italian-Persian pianist Alessandro Deljavan will come to the Bay Area Steinway Society

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The Steinway Society of The Bay Area Set to Introduce Alessandro Deljavan in interpretations of Haydn and Chopin on Saturday June 4, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Montgomery Theater, 271 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113. Buyers can choose to watch the event live or live. Ticket prices range from $42 to $65 for live performances. Broadcast tickets are $40 per household. The link is live for 48 hours from the time of the live concert.

Buy your tickets: https://steinwaysociety.com/

Box Office: 408.300.5635

E-mail: [email protected]

BIOGRAPHY OF THE ARTIST

“…above all, a lyrical player. For him, the phrase is paramount.”
-Gramophone

Born to an Italian mother and a Persian father, Alessandro Deljavan began learning the piano before the age of two and made his concert debut at the age of three. Since then he has performed across Europe, Asia and North and South America.

Alessandro’s awards include first prize at the 1996 Concours musical de France and second prizes at the 2005 Hummel and 2010 Isangyun competitions. He also received the Jury’s Discretionary Prizes at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competitions in 2009 and 2013 and fifth prize at the Gina Bachauer Young Artists Competition in 2005.

Alessandro has an extensive discography of over forty albums. He recently recorded the complete waltzes, studies and mazurkas of Chopin; the complete piano/string works of Taneyev; and the complete violin sonatas by Grieg. His last recording of the complete Grieg Lyrical pieces was streamed over 200,000 times in its first month on Spotify. He also released an all-Liszt album of the complete Valses de Méphisto and the Sonata in B minor, as well as a Bach recording. Goldberg Variations.

Alessandro graduated from the Conservatorio Statale di Musica Giuseppe Verdi and the Istituto Gaetano Braga. He is currently a piano teacher at the U. Giordano Conservatory of Music in Foggia, Italy.

THE ARTIST’S WEBSITE: https://deljavan.com/

THE PROGRAM:

Haydn, Variations in F Minor, Hob.XVII:6

Haydn, Piano Sonata in F major, Hob.XVI:23

Haydn, Piano Sonata in E flat major, Hob. XVI/52

INTERMISSION

Chopin, Four Scherzos

1. Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20

2. Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor, op. 31

3. Scherzo No. 3 in C sharp minor, op. 39

4. Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54

See Alessandro Deljavan’s program notes here: https://steinwaysociety.com/concerts/2021-2022-program-notes/#deljavan22-program-notes

ABOUT US: Steinway Society – The Bay Area is a Silicon Valley-based non-profit organization that presents and promotes excellence in classical piano music. Now in its 25th season, this dedicated group of musicians, pianists, teachers and art lovers presents a classical piano concert series featuring international award-winning pianists, as well as a community and school program.

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