Critics from around the world (Postdate Nachrichten, Fanfare, New York at Carnegie Hall Concert reviews, Musica, consider Gianluca Luisi one of the most interesting Italian pianists of our time. His performances have received enthusiastic acclaim in many areas of the world.
In Italy, he graduated with honors from the Conservatory of Pesaro; studied at the Incontri col Maestro International Academy in Imola and with Aldo Ciccolini in Naples and Paris.
A winner of numerous competitions (TIM International Competition Bellini of Caltanissetta , Rendano Prize , Competition of Cesenatico, Italian Music Youth Auditions, International Competition of Sulmona. Gianluca d received the first prize of the 4th International J.S. Bach competition in Saarbrucken - Würzburg, in March of 2001. He was selected among 54 pianists from 26 different countries while the critics heralded him as a new interpreter of J.S. Bach. On that occasion the Saarbrucken Zeitung declared: "The Italian won the first prize here. Well deserved […] because the young man is a great interpreter of Bach […] He produces music absolutely free. What more do you want?"
This evening I've had the great joy to play with young Maurizio Zaccaria performing Rachmaninoff's Third piano concerto, which is really very difficult. I think that Maurizio Zaccaria is a pianist endowed with rare technical and musical means. His interpretation was moving! I wish him a brilliant carrier. He's worth of it. - Aldo Ciccolini, pianist
Superstar pianist Alessandro Deljavan has been astonishing audiences for more than two decades. Acknowledgements began at the age of nine when he won the prestigious Concours musical de France (1st Prize, Paris, 1996). He is embraced for his remarkable prowess and emotional intensity by audiences and colleagues alike. A prolific recording artist, Alessandro Deljavan has more than 30 albums from the solo and chamber music repertoire. Of his recent recording of the Chopin complete Études Pizzicato.lu writes “Technically brilliant and with an exceptional imagination, Alessandro Deljavan brings finesse and spontaneity to Chopin’s Etudes.”