Marco Tezza was born in Vicenza in 1964. He attended the Conservatory of music in Vicenza, studying piano with Milde Molinari, Carlo Mazzoli and violin with Giovanni Guglielmo and Giuliana Padrin. He earned his diploma with distinction and honourable mention in piano in 1984. He further refined his knowledge in Italy (Imola Accademy) with Jorg Demus, Gyorgy Sandor and Bruno Canino, and in France with Aquiles Delle Vigne, attending the Ecole Normale "A. Cortot" of Paris, where he obtains the "Diplome Superieur d'Exècution.

In addition, he has won several international competitions of piano: Citta di Treviso (First Prize), La Spezia (First Prize), RAI (First Prize), Moncalieri (European Prize for Chamber Music), Busoni, Viotti and Pretoria (Graduate).

To these important prizes he adds a rich concert activity in prestigious concert-halls in Europe, North adn South America, Africa and the Middle-East: La Fenice Theatre Venice, Auditorium RAI Turin, Milan, Rome - Tonhalle Zurich, Geneva, Lugano - Salle Cortot Paris - Bruxelles - Musichalle Hamburg, Köln - Culture Salle Sofia - Riga (Latvia) - Fès (Maroc) - Old Mutual Auditorium Pretoria (South Africa) - Tawes Theatre Washington, New York - São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) - La Habana (Cuba) - Assembly Hall Beirut (Lebanon) - Manasterly Palace Cairo (Egypt) - Forbidden City Concerthall Beijing (China) to mention the most important ones.

Nevertheless, his concert commitments do not prevent him from concluding the studies in violin, which have proved to be extremely important for his subsequent career as a conductor.

His creative personality has lead him to collaborate with important partners for chamber-music such as Ughi, Brunello, Carmignola, Ashkenazy, Klein and Nordio. With the bandoneonist Massimiliano Pitocco and the double bass player Daniele Roccato, M.T. has started the TrisTango, which plays Piazzolla's repertoire in a new version, influenced by various musical genres. He has collaborated with important conductors such as Rizzi, Pidò, Hogwood, Hacker, etc.

He has often been invited to take part in the jury of prestigious international competitions of piano and chamber-music, in quality of "Honorary member" of the "Accademia Veneta di Arti e Scienze". He was invited to the "Universitè de S. Esprit" of Beirut (where he obtained a chair as "Professeur invitè" ), the "Victorian College of the Arts" of Melbourne in Australia, the University of South Florida, Kansas State University, Pittsburg State University USA - UNEAC La Habana in Cuba - University of São Paulo in Brazil - the Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy in Riga - Conservatory and NBU of Sofia in Bulgaria where he has given Master Classes and a series of televised concerts.

He attends Lyudmill Descev's orchestra directing courses and graduates as a conductor (with honourable mention) in 1993 at the "Benvenuti" Academy of Conegliano Veneto. He assist M.° De Bernardt and M.° Kovatchev; his dèbut as a conductor is received with enthusiastic reviews. In the course of his career Marco Tezza has collaborated both as soloist and conductor with several chamber and symphonic orchestras such as : "Pedrollo Chamber Orchestra", the "Florence Sinphonyetta", "I Fiati della Scala", the "Accademia Bizantina", the "Philarmonic Orchestra of Udine", the "Philarmonic Orchestra of S. Remo", the "Toscanini Simphony Orchestra", the "Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto", the "Filarmonia Veneta", the "Sofia Chamber Orchestra", the "Viotti Chamber Orchestra", the "State Symphony Orchestra of Plovdiv", the "Soloist of Bologna", the "Jeunesse Musicale Symphony Orchestra", the "Praga Symphony Orchestra", the "Jugend-Symphonie-orchester des Saarlandes", the "Sofia FM Young Radio Orchestra", Burgas State Opera Orchestra and several more ones.

In 1994, he founded the "Stravinskij Chamber Orchestra", which he still conducts, and wich has been invited to some important festivals and international tournèes ("Vivaldi Festival" in Venice, "Gardaland Festival", Lebanon, Brazil and TonArt Festival in Germany). As regards Opera, he has collaborated with the "ATERFORUM" presenting Donizetti's "Don Pasquale" - Wagner's "Der fliegende Holländer" and Piazzolla's "Maria de Buenos Aires" in the theatres of Ferrara, Modena, Parma, Rovigo, Bologna, Vittorio Veneto and Vicenza.

He has recorded LP s and CDs for Balkanton, Klingsor, Velut Luna, On-Classical and AS disc. He's Artistic Director of the International Piano Festival "Valdichiana in Concerto" - Tuscany-Italy.

He is the Permanent Professor of piano at the Conservatory "PEDROLLO" in Vicenza.

 

Marco Tezza was born in Vicenza in 1964. He attended the Conservatory of music in Vicenza, studying piano with Milde Molinari, Carlo Mazzoli and violin with Giovanni Guglielmo and Giuliana Padrin. He earned his diploma with distinction and honourable mention in piano in 1984. He further refined his knowledge in Italy (Imola Accademy) with Jorg Demus, Gyorgy Sandor and Bruno Canino, and in France with Aquiles Delle Vigne, attending the Ecole Normale "A. Cortot" of Paris, where he obtains the "Diplome Superieur d'Exècution.

In addition, he has won several international competitions of piano: Citta di Treviso (First Prize), La Spezia (First Prize), RAI (First Prize), Moncalieri (European Prize for Chamber Music), Busoni, Viotti and Pretoria (Graduate).

To these important prizes he adds a rich concert activity in prestigious concert-halls in Europe, North adn South America, Africa and the Middle-East: La Fenice Theatre Venice, Auditorium RAI Turin, Milan, Rome - Tonhalle Zurich, Geneva, Lugano - Salle Cortot Paris - Bruxelles - Musichalle Hamburg, Köln - Culture Salle Sofia - Riga (Latvia) - Fès (Maroc) - Old Mutual Auditorium Pretoria (South Africa) - Tawes Theatre Washington, New York - São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) - La Habana (Cuba) - Assembly Hall Beirut (Lebanon) - Manasterly Palace Cairo (Egypt) - Forbidden City Concerthall Beijing (China) to mention the most important ones.

Nevertheless, his concert commitments do not prevent him from concluding the studies in violin, which have proved to be extremely important for his subsequent career as a conductor.

His creative personality has lead him to collaborate with important partners for chamber-music such as Ughi, Brunello, Carmignola, Ashkenazy, Klein and Nordio. With the bandoneonist Massimiliano Pitocco and the double bass player Daniele Roccato, M.T. has started the TrisTango, which plays Piazzolla's repertoire in a new version, influenced by various musical genres. He has collaborated with important conductors such as Rizzi, Pidò, Hogwood, Hacker, etc.

He has often been invited to take part in the jury of prestigious international competitions of piano and chamber-music, in quality of "Honorary member" of the "Accademia Veneta di Arti e Scienze". He was invited to the "Universitè de S. Esprit" of Beirut (where he obtained a chair as "Professeur invitè" ), the "Victorian College of the Arts" of Melbourne in Australia, the University of South Florida, Kansas State University, Pittsburg State University USA - UNEAC La Habana in Cuba - University of São Paulo in Brazil - the Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy in Riga - Conservatory and NBU of Sofia in Bulgaria where he has given Master Classes and a series of televised concerts.

He attends Lyudmill Descev's orchestra directing courses and graduates as a conductor (with honourable mention) in 1993 at the "Benvenuti" Academy of Conegliano Veneto. He assist M.° De Bernardt and M.° Kovatchev; his dèbut as a conductor is received with enthusiastic reviews. In the course of his career Marco Tezza has collaborated both as soloist and conductor with several chamber and symphonic orchestras such as : "Pedrollo Chamber Orchestra", the "Florence Sinphonyetta", "I Fiati della Scala", the "Accademia Bizantina", the "Philarmonic Orchestra of Udine", the "Philarmonic Orchestra of S. Remo", the "Toscanini Simphony Orchestra", the "Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto", the "Filarmonia Veneta", the "Sofia Chamber Orchestra", the "Viotti Chamber Orchestra", the "State Symphony Orchestra of Plovdiv", the "Soloist of Bologna", the "Jeunesse Musicale Symphony Orchestra", the "Praga Symphony Orchestra", the "Jugend-Symphonie-orchester des Saarlandes", the "Sofia FM Young Radio Orchestra", Burgas State Opera Orchestra and several more ones.

In 1994, he founded the "Stravinskij Chamber Orchestra", which he still conducts, and wich has been invited to some important festivals and international tournèes ("Vivaldi Festival" in Venice, "Gardaland Festival", Lebanon, Brazil and TonArt Festival in Germany). As regards Opera, he has collaborated with the "ATERFORUM" presenting Donizetti's "Don Pasquale" - Wagner's "Der fliegende Holländer" and Piazzolla's "Maria de Buenos Aires" in the theatres of Ferrara, Modena, Parma, Rovigo, Bologna, Vittorio Veneto and Vicenza.

He has recorded LP s and CDs for Balkanton, Klingsor, Velut Luna, On-Classical and AS disc. He's Artistic Director of the International Piano Festival "Valdichiana in Concerto" - Tuscany-Italy.

He is the Permanent Professor of piano at the Conservatory "PEDROLLO" in Vicenza.

 

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