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The Chicago Chapter of the American Liszt Society Presents: Alexandre Dossin in Recital

May 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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The Chicago Chapter of the American Liszt Society Presents: Alexandre Dossin in Recital @ PianoForte Studios

Considered by Martha Argerich an “extraordinary musician” and by the international critic a “phenomenon” and “a master of contrasts,” Steinway Artist Alexandre Dossin keeps an active performing, recording and teaching careers.

Currently a Professor of Piano at the University of Oregon School of Music, Alexandre Dossin is a graduate from the University of Texas-Austin and the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Russia. He was assistant of Sergei Dorensky at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Moscow, Russia) and Willliam Race and Gregory Allen at University of Texas at Austin (USA).

A prizewinner in several international piano competitions, Dossin received the First Prize and the Special Prize at the 2003 Martha Argerich International Piano Competition in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Other international awards include the Silver Medal and second Honorable Mention in the Maria Callas Grand Prix, and Third Prize and Special Prize in the Mozart International Piano Competition, in addition to several prizes in Brazil.

An active recording artist, he has 15 CDs released with several labels, including 6 CDs with Naxos and 6 editions/recordings for Schirmer. His work was praised in reviews by Diapason, The Financial Times, Fanfare Magazine, American Record Guide, Clavier and other international publications.

Dossin is the Vice President of the American Liszt Society, the President of the Oregon Chapter of the American Liszt Society and is one of the recipients of the prestigious 2015-2016 Faculty Fund for Excellence at the University of Oregon, where he also chairs the piano department.


Chopin (1810-1849)
Nocturne Op. 9/1 in B-Flat Minor
Ballade Op. 23 in G minor

Liszt (1811-1886)
Sonata in B minor, S. 178


Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Bachianas Brasileiras no. 4
Prelúdio (Introdução)
Coral (Canto do sertão)
Ária (Cantiga)
Danza (Mindinho)

Gershwin (1898-1937)
Rhapsody in Blue

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