AQUILES DELLE VIGNE

Born in Argentina, Aquiles Delle Vigne gave his first recital at the age of 8. At 17 he was already a disciple of Claudio Arrau and won the Grand Prix "Albert Williams", the most prestigious competition in South America. This award opened the doors of the most important concert halls of the continent for him.
Later, he completed his training in Europe with Prof. Eduardo del Pueyo and György Cziffra.
He has accomplished 20 tournées in Japan, 8 in Australia, the United States of America and Mexico.
Today, he is invited to the most important Festivals and performs in the most important halls in the world:
Santa Cecilia in Rome, Salle Gaveau in Paris, The Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires, The Arts Center in Seoul, The Atheneu George Enescu in Bucharest, Tchaikowski Hall in Moscow, Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersbourg, The Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, the Chulalongkorn Auditorium in Bangkok, the Pablo Casals and the Tsuda Hall in Tokyo, the Villa Lobos Theatre in Brasilia, the Cecilia Meirelles Hall in Rio de Janeiro, the Palau de la Musica in Barcelona, De Doelen in Rotterdam, the Palais of the Music in Sofia, the Salle Gothique in Brussels, the South Melbourne Town Hall, as well as throughout South Africa and Cyprus.
He has performed in the festivals in Gstaad, Paris, Salzburg, Madrid, Flaine, Lausanne, Bern, Miami, Lljubiana, Skopie, Korea (Euro Festival), and Beethoven Festival, where he performed the last three Beethoven concerti.
Aquiles Delle Vigne has been a concerto soloist under conductors such as Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Leopold Hager, Georges Octors, Alberto Lysy, Lee Dong-Ho, Bogo Leskowitch, Vladimir Kim, Emiel Simon, Edvard R. Tchivtzel, André Vandernoot, Edgard Donneux, Ferdinand Terbi, Kamen Goleminov, Juan Carlos Zorzi, Reinaldo Zemba, Eugène Castillo, Jesus Medina, Claudio Santoro, Henrique Morelenbaum, Flavio Scogna, Hendrik Rycken, André Neve, D. Marinescou, Roberto Misto, and Alexis Soriano, with the Orchestre de la Radio et Télévision Française, the RAI in Rome, the National Orchestres in Argentine, Belgium, Colombie, Mexico, the Orchestre of the Bulgarian Radio in Sofia, the Solisti di Roma, the Philharmonic Orchestres in Buenos Aires, Skopje, Fort Worth, Fort Wayne, Bucharest, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Rosario, Bangkok, Parana, Lima, Mexico, Bogota, Camerata Menuhin, Belgische Radio en Televisie, and Carlos Chavez in Mexico DF.
As a teacher, Aquiles Delle Vigne is highly sought after internationally. He currently holds post at the Rotterdams Conservatorium (Codarts, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten) in The Netherlands. He also gives masterclasses at the International Sommerakademie Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg, and is a Visiting Professor at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. His pupils have won over 100 international prizes worldwide.
He is also regularly invited at the Juilliard, Manhattan and Mannes Schools in New York, the Tchaikowski Moscow Conservatory and the Korsakow St. Petersburg Conservatory, the Toho University in Tokyo, the Hochschules in München, Karlsruhe and Hamburg, the Universities and conservatories in Seoul, Taejan, Sydney, Melbourne, Pretoria, Baltimore, Texas, Indiana, Osaka, Kyoto, Bangkok.
He chairs and juries in the most important international Competitions in all five continents: Sydney, Pretoria, Cincinnati, Turin, Paris, Texas, Casagrande, Masters in Monte-Carlo, Bellini, Madrid, Roma, Warsaw.
His vast discography with EMI His Master's Voice, BASF Harmonia Mundi, BMG-RCA Victor, Pavane and EMS have received outstanding praise and distinction. His performance of the Preludes by Olivier Messiaen for the Pope John Paul II at the Vatican earned him tremendous praise from the composer.
Aquiles Delle Vigne currently resides in Brussels with his wife Chantal Remy. Their children Laurence, Gabrielle and Guillaume also practice music.