Tommy Alegre: Pianist

Tommy Alegre

Tommy Alegre is a talented pianist who was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and resides in Geneva, Swtizerland. His favorite musicians are as varied as his musical abilities. He is influenced by his share of classical composers such as Mozart, Chopin, Vivaldi, Bach, Schubert, Paganini, Stravinski, Johann Strauss II. He is also a huge fan of different types of jazz including Miles Davis, Billy Cobham, Chick Corea, Diana Krall and Buddy Rich. Of course he enjoys a good amount of contemporary pop and rock music such as JohnLennon, Paul McCartney, The Beatles, Peter Gabriel, Jeff Beck, Brian Setzer, Eagles, Carlos Santana, Emerson Lake and Palmer and Gentle Giant. But he is most enamored by the rich and haunting vocals of our own Miss Karen Carpenter.

Link to Tommy Alegre’s website: Click Here to Visit Tommy’s website

Tommy has recorded an outstanding medley of Carpenters hits and it is very easy to hear how much he has been influenced by Richard Carpenter.

Liten to Tommy’s beautiful piano rendition of Carpenters’ “Road Ode” Click Here

 

Photos from the August 21, 2013 performance at the Mozarteum-Argentino Concert Hall in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1278476_10201391725889577_385248005_n

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3 Responses to “Tommy Alegre: Pianist”

  1. Rick Henry July 8, 2013 at 7:06 am # Reply

    Tommy is an absolute fantastic musician and a genuinely humble person.

  2. Irene Economou July 12, 2013 at 5:41 pm # Reply

    Tommy had a successful piano performance in Lugano, Italy, in late June.

    On Wednesday, August 21, he will be performing the following selections in his home town of Buenos Aires at the renowned, “Mozarteum -Argentino” concert hall:

    Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770 – 1827):
    Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, op. 110

    Franz Schubert (1797-1828):
    Impromptus D. 935, op. post. 142
    No. 1 in F minor: Allegro moderato
    No. 2 in A flat major: Allegretto – Trio
    No. 3 in B flat major: Thema. Andante – Var. IV
    No. 4 in F minor: Allegro scherzando

    For more information CLICK HERE to see the description

  3. admin September 25, 2013 at 6:50 am # Reply

    Tommy Alegre – Piano Recital at the Mozarteum-Argentino
    On August 21, 2013, Tommy Alegre performed to an appreciative audience when he was the featured pianist in his beloved home town of Buenos Aires, at the renowned, “Mozarteum-Argentino” concert hall. At the young age of 20, Tommy has received reviews that applaud his maturity and interpretation of the great masters, such as Beethoven, Shubert, and Liszt.
    Following are some photo high-lights from this event:
    (Photo Captions:)
    The sign outside of the Mozarteum-Argentino concert hall advertising Tommy’s program.
    The long line of audience attendees awaiting to enter the concert hall.
    Tommy can be seen in deep concentration during his performance.
    Afterwards, Tommy greets his enthusiastic fans to autograph programs.

    As a special treat, one of his performed selections, Mephisto Waltz No.1, S.514, by Franz Liszt, is featured here on YouTube for your enjoyment:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T5awDubj48
    Congratulations to Tommy, who is also one of our regularly participating members at “Karen Carpenter Magazine”. He is definitely one to watch as a shining new star in our midst!

    Submitted by: Irene Economou
    Photo credits: Arturo ZeBallos

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