Alessandra Di Genarro
Born in 1994 in L’Aquila (Italy), Alessandra began her piano studies at age 4 with her father. In 2005 Elena Matteucci welcomed Alessandra to her class at the Conservatorio di Musica "Alfredo Casella" in L'Aquila, where in 2014 she obtained her Master degree “cum laude”. In 2015, thanks to an Erasmus scholarship, she moved to The Hague (The Netherlands), where she is now completing her musical education at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag under the guidance of pianist Ellen Corver. In 2019 she obtained her second Bachelor Degree in Classical Piano with a special distinction assigned by the jury for her “artistic personality”. During her studies in Italy and in Holland, she had the chance to meet great internationally acclaimed professors such as Naum Grubert, Vsevolod Dvorkin, Frank Braley, David Kuyken, Denis Proshayev, Kalman Drafi, Ronald Brautigam, Denis Proshayev, Severin von Eckardstein, Boris Petrushansky, Kostantin Bogino, Franco Medori, Laura Pietrocini, Daniel Buranovsky, Fausto Di Cesare etc The education in multiples international environments makes Alessandra a refined artist with consuming passion, endless enthusiasm and broad interests, in which her excellent technique meets brilliant musical intuition for chamber music, ensemble leading and contemporary music.
Alessandra performs regularly classical and contemporary music both as soloist and with chamber music ensembles in major venues in Holland, Italy and abroad and she is invited to prestigious festivals. Some of the most notable are Festival “Dag in de Brandig” in Zuiderstradtheater (Den Haag, 2019, 2017); “Klassiek series” in De Doelen (Rotterdam, 2019); “Young Music Capital Concerts”, Haagse Kunstkring (Den Haag, 2019);“Kamermuziek Festival Haagse Hout” (Den Haag 2017, 2016, 2015); “Prague Summer Music Festival” (Prague, 2017); “Festival dei due mondi - Musica da Casa Menotti” (Spoleto, 2017); “La Biennale di Venezia” (Venice, 2017); "Incontri musicali” - La società dei concerti Milano, Auditorium Gaber (Milano, 2016); “Hans Abrahamsen Festival” (Den Haag, 2015); Associazione concertistica “B.Barattelli”, Auditorium del Parco (L’Aquila, 2014); Accademia Filarmonica Romana (Rome, 2013); Accademia musicale Praeneste (Rome, 2012); “Associazione culturale Frentana” Auditorium Diocleziano (Lanciano, 2009); "Sabina Music Festival” (Rome, 2009); Festival Internazionale di musica “Pietre che cantano” (L’Aquila, 2009).
In the last years Alessandra is developing more and more her passion for contemporary music: pretty remarkable are her collaborations with composers like Anna Thorvaldsdottir (2020), Anna Korsun (2019), Kate Moore (2017), Hans Abrahamsen (2015), and with great institutions such as Dutch National Opera Academy (2020), New European Ensemble (2020), Asko | Schönberg Ensemble (2017) etc.
She has also been prized in many National Piano Competitions in Italy, such as the “Concorso di esecuzione musicale Rotary club Teramo est” (second prize, 2014), the “Concorso Nazionale Marco Dall’Aquila” (second prize, 2012), the " Magliano Sabina National Competition" (First Absolute prize 2009), the "Concorso Nazionale dell’Adriatico” (First Absolute prize, 2008) etc. From 2017 Alessandra is the official pianist of the Dutch pop choir “Vrouwenkoor de Heksenketel”, which has an intense concert activity dedicated to people with special needs. She is also very passionate about building up new audiences for classical music, therefore she teaches to passionate pupils of every age and level in the “Virtuosi School of music” (Den Haag)