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15 - 23 October 2023

Aimo Pagin

Aimo Pagin

Born in 1983 Aimo Pagin, devoted himself to his passion – piano. He started his musical education at age of 7, at the Conservatoire of Strasbourg with F. Claustre, and then at the Conservatoire of Colmar with Rena Shereshevskaya, where he finished his studies, receiving unanimously the diploma for piano, music theory and chamber music. In 2001 he was accepted to study at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique in Geneva, with Dominique Merlet, ending with the highest distinction – the Diplôme de Soliste. His longing for musical knowledge brought him to the United States where he was accepted as a student of world famous pianist and pedagogue Leon Fleisher.

Aimo Pagin is a prizewinner of numerous prestigious piano competitions. At age 14 he won the first prize at the Concours Musical de France in Paris. He is a prizewinner of the International George Enescu Piano Competition in 2005, and the Valsesia Musica in Milano in 2006, the first prize at the Premio Pianistico Pausylipon in Napoli in 2006 with outstanding acclaim, and made with this occasion his debut on national Italian TV (RAI). In November 2007 he won the Second Prize at the Ferrol International Piano Competition (Spain) and in August 2008 the Second Prize at the Jacopo Linussio International Piano Competition in Tolmezzo (Italy).

From then on, Aimo Pagin has embarked on a rising career, performing at Carnegie Hall in New York, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Beethoven-Haus in Bonn. Aimo Pagin is a frequent guest of renowned festivals such as the Festival Chopin in Paris, the Festival Radio-France in Montpellier, the Festival of St-Jean Cap Ferrat, the Nuits Musicales en Armagnac, the International Holland Music Sessions, the Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival, and the Chopin Gesellschafft Hannover. He has also a strong experience in chamber music having made many appearances with his mother – the great violinist Silvia Marcovici – in numerous European cities, in both recital and concerto repertoire, such as the Mendelssohn’s Double Concerto with the Bucarest Philharmonic.

In 2007, Aimo Pagin made his debut in Argentina, with a concert tour at the Ushuaia International Festival, playing Liszt first concerto with the Berlin Symphony Orchestra and upon David Zinman’s personal invitation, he played in 2008 at the Tonhalle Zürich.