Alessandro Cervino (Catania, Italy °1979) graduated with a master’s degrees in piano and composition from the Conservatories of Milan and Brussels and from the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth (Belgium).
He studied piano with P. Bordoni, A. Madzar and J. Michiels and further nurtured his musical gifts in a number of masterclasses held by A.-R. El-Bacha, B. Engerer, D. Lively, A. Lonquich, A. Lucchesini, and E. Virsaladze.
Active as concert pianist, he appeared in important venues and festivals such as the International Piano Festival in Ravello (Italy), Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano (Switzerland), Festival of Flanders, Musical Instruments Museum and Flagey in Brussels (Belgium). He recorded a live solo recital for the Radio Télévision Belge Francophone and performed Rachmaninoff’s second piano concerto with the Vlaams Radio Orkest conducted by Pierre Bartholomée in the big hall of the Brussels Conservatory.
His docARTES doctoral defense took place on May 7, 2012 at Leuven University.