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Alessandro Deljavan Wikipedia
Alessandro Deljavan is an Italian classical pianist.
He began studying piano when he was not even two years old. After receiving a degree from the Conservatory of Milan, Italy, he was selected for the prestigious Lake Como International Piano Association where he studied with William Grant Naboré, Dimitri Bashkirov, Laurent Boullet, Fou Ts'ong, Dominique Merlet, John Perry, Menahem Pressler, and Andreas Staier.
He has performed in Europe (Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, UK, Poland, Slovakia, Russia) and Argentina, Colombia, and the United States.
In 1996 he won the 1er Prix, 1er Nommé de la discipline piano classique, degré virtuiosité in Paris, Rueil-Malmaison.
Other prices include 5th place at the 2005 Gina Bachauer International Young Artists Competition, the John Giordano Jury chairman Discretionary Award ($4.000) at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Fort Worth, Texas, and the 2nd prize at the 2010 Isang Yun Competition, Tongyeong, South Korea. In 2013 he was the unique competitor to return to the Cliburn as a competitor; his exclusion from the final round had been criticized by the critics; he was awarded with the Raymond E. Buck Jury Discretionary Award ($4,000). After few days from his exclusion he voluntarily retired from the Cleveland International Piano Competition by which he was selected as unique Italian pianist.
He recorded for OnClassical, Piano Classics and Naxos.