American Record Guide, Nov/Dec 2005
"Dossin plays this compelling music with great heart and skill."
Fanfare Magazine, Jan/Feb 2006
Acclaimed by international critics as a â€œphenomenonâ€ and by Martha Argerich as a â€œmagnificentâ€ performer, Brazilian born Alexandre Dossin has already firmly established himself as a pianist of the first rank.
Dossin was awarded both the First Prize and the Special Prize at the Martha Argerich International Piano Competition (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003). Other awards include the Silver Medal and Second Honorable Mention in the Maria Callas Grand Prix (Athens, Greece, 1996) and both the Third Prize and Special Prize at the Mozart International Piano Competition (Salzburg, Austria, 1995).
Recent engagements include solo recitals in New York, Chicago, Texas, Mississippi, Maryland and Virginia, several orchestral performances in Brazil and at the Martha Argerich Festival in Beppu, Japan. He performed with numerous orchestras such as Buenos Aires Philharmonic, Porto Alegre Symphony, Mozarteum Symphony and other renowned ensembles, under the conducting of Charles Dutoit, Isaac Karabtchevsky, and Michael Gielen, to name just a few.
Alexandre Dossin is a graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where he studied with Sergei Dorensky. He received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2001, where his teachers were William Race and Gregory Allen. He is currently on the faculty at the University of Wisconsinâ€”Eau Claire and resides in Altoona, Wisconsin, with his wife Maria and children Sophia and Victor.
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1. Sonatina: I Moderato
2. Sonatina: II Allegro
3. Nina: Valsa
4. Sonata No. 1: Andante
5. Sonata No. 1: Seresta
6. Sonata No. 1: Variacoes e presto
7. Sonata No. 2: Allegro
8. Sonata No. 2: Andantino moderato e con moto
9. Sonata No. 2: Vivace molto e con spirito
10. Preludio e Fuga: Preludio (Cantilena)
11. Preludio e Fuga: Fuga (Marcha-Rancho)
12. Choro Manhoso
13. Estudo Seresterio
14. Estudos Intervalares: Das Segundas
15. Estudos Intervalares: Das Tercas
16. Estudos Intervalares: Das Quartas