Simone Tavoni

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Simone Alessandro Tavoni is an international concert pianist who regularly perform across Europe and winner of the BBC pathway scheme 2016.

Simone Alessandro Tavoni has been awarded the BBC Pathway scheme during the 2015/2016 academic year. With such achievement, he had the opportunity to rehears and performing as a orchestral pianist with the BBC symphony orchestra and his performances have been recorded by the BBC radio 3. He gave solo concerts in U.K., Denmark, Hungary, France, Spain, Malta and across Italy and as soloist with orchestra he performed with the Kensington chamber orchestra, The Ashod Symphony orchestra and L.Cherubini symphony orchestra of the conservatory of Florence. The venues where Tavoni performed included the Liszt House (Budapest, Hungary), The Florence Conservatory concert hall( Florence, Italy), The Royal festival hall, The Victoria & Albert Museum, the Regent hall and San James Church in Piccadilly ( London. U.K.), the Hausmusik of Aarhus (Aarhus,Denmark ) . Other venues include Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol, Sittingsbourne, Faversham( U.K.), Copenhagen ( Denmark ), Almeria ( Spain ), the EBEN piano festival in Lagrasse ( France) and many cities in Italy like Parma, Verona, Amalfi, Lucca, Viareggio, Massa, Merano, Carrara, Norcia and Pistoia. Tavoni graduated his bachelor of music ( piano diplome ) at the Conservatorio “Giacomo Puccini” of La Spezia when he was 18 with Marco Podestà. He moved to Florence where he pursued his studies at Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini with Giuseppe Fricelli and composition with Rosario Mirigliano . Winner of an exchange program opportunity supported by a scholarship he went to study in Budapest at the Franz Liszt Academy with Kesckes Balazs, receiving lessons with Laszlo Baranyay, Andras Kemenes and masterclasses by Zoltan Kocsis and Malcolm Bilson. He moved then to London where he attended a master of performance at the Royal College of Music with Andrew Ball. In autumn 2015, after winning a second exchange bursary, he went to study one term at the Hochschule fur Musik und Kunste of Stuttgart with Peter Nagy. Simone has been generously supported by the Henry wood Trust and one of his last performances has been recorded by the Canal du Sur (Andalucia, Spain).

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Corporate event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Repetiteur, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching
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Claudia F, 5 months ago

Simone was great our guests were very happy and enjoyed all the songs we asked him to play. He created the perfect mood for a lunch events with our clients

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Sade A, 11 months ago

We couldn’t recommend Simone enough. Despite our very broad brief with very limited time to properly meet and debrief him, Simone did an incredible job entertaining our guests and creating a beautiful atmosphere for our wedding ceremony. Thank you. Sade & Axel

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Ahmed D, 2 years ago

Simone is a true professional, believe me when I say he will light up any event with his incredible talent and charm. He played stunning music for our Valentine's evening and all the guests were amazed at this magnificent artist's ability. I encourage anyone hoping to hire a musician to look no further than Simone because he will make it a night to remember for years to come. Thank you Simone, all the best from Ahmed Al Duboni and Don Emilio restaurant.

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Natalia, 2 years ago

Highly recommended and reliable

Sade A, 1 year ago

Simone did an incredible job entertaining our guests and creating a beautiful atmosphere for our wedding ceremony

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