Uriel Pascucci Pianist
The Argentinian pianist Uriel Pascucci is laureate of international piano competitions. During 2021 he has released a CD Album with piano works by Beethoven, Mussorgsky and one of his own compositions through iMD-classics label. In addition, he has recorded a transcription for solo piano of a tango by Astor Piazzolla to tribute the centenary of this great Argentinian composer.
Uriel Pascucci has performed several concerts and tours in Argentina, United States, Spain, Italy, England, Austria, Switzerland and Germany, including a London Debut concert at the Royal Albert Hall, Elgar Room, in England, as well as performances at the Auditorio Juan Victoria in San Juan, the Teatro Independencia in Mendoza, Argentina, the Petit Palau at the Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, Spain, the Mozarthaus Vienna in Austria and the Historisches Kaufhaus Freiburg in Germany. He has performed in the “Young Talents” Cycle of the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo´s Orchestra (OSUNCuyo), in Argentina, at the concert cycles in Barcelona held by the Center of Piano Studies (“Centro de Estudios Pianisticos” - CEP), at the 2nd Cycle of Argentinian Performers (“2do Ciclo Musical de Intérpretes Argentinos”) in Madrid, Spain, at the concert cycles in Museum Manuel De Falla in Argentina, the Wesley Series in Bella Vista and at the NWA Classical Piano Concert Series in USA.
In 2008 Uriel Pascucci unanimously won the First Prize in the Competition of Annual Selection of the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo´s Orchestra in Mendoza. In 2010 he unanimously won the First Prize during the XVIII Piano Competition “City of Necochea” – Bicentennial Edition in Buenos Aires and gave his first concert tour through Argentina. He was later honored with the Prize Outstanding Young People from Mendoza 2010 (“Premio Jóvenes Mendocinos Destacados 2010”), in the category of “leadership, commitment and cultural achievements,” given by Mendoza´s Business Council. In 2014 he participated in the legendary “International Piano Academy Freiburg,” in Germany, where at the final concert he was awarded the Second Prize in the Audience Competition. He has been awarded the Second Prize, on the Piano Soloist Senior Category, at the International Music Competition “London” Grand Prize Virtuoso 2017, in England.
At the Basel Music Academy (Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel) in Switzerland, Uriel Pascucci pursued a Master of Arts in Musical Performance under the guidance of Tobias Schabenberger. He was a recipient of the scholarship “Stipendium Ruth + Hans Joachim Rapp –Stiftung,” the Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel Scholarship and the generous support of the Fundación Valentín Bianchi. He also studied piano under the guidance of Cuban pianist Roberto Urbay, and graduated with an Honors Diploma from the Music Faculty of the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina. He studied piano under the guidance of the Russian pianist Jura Margulis, as part of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences, at the University of Arkansas, in the United States. He was a recipient of a Scholarship from the Music Department.
Additionally, Uriel Pascucci has enriched his musical education in various ways. He has actively participated in the Masterclasses of renowned pianists including Dmitri Alexeev, Bernd Glemser, Paavali Jumppanen and Emanuele Arciuli. He has received highly valued advice from pianists such as Tomasz Herbut, Anton Kernjak, Simone Dinnerstein, Yoonie Han, Carmen Piazzini, Guillermo Opitz, Fernando Pérez, Pilar Leyva, Emiliano Turchetta, Bárbara Buono, László Gyimesi, Gabriel Correa and Aydin Esen. Furthermore, Uriel Pascucci has studied composition with the Argentinian composer Dante G. Grela.
Uriel Pascucci has performed as a soloist, with orchestra, in chamber music formations, and with classical singers. As a passionate musician, his piano repertoire includes the works of a wide variety of composers ranging from Baroque to Contemporary music. He has special emphases in Romanticism and XXth century composers.
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