Professor at Rotterdams Conservatorium
(Codarts, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten)
Internationale Sommerakademie of
Universität Mozarteum Salzburg
Visiting Professor at
Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester
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
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
Aquiles Delle Vigne currently resides in Brussels with his wife Chantal
Remy. Their children Laurence, Gabrielle and Guillaume also practice