Born in Paris in 1976, Ali Hirèche began his music studies with Antonio Ruiz-Pipó. He subsequently moved to Italy to study at the Milan Conservatory with Riccardo Risaliti, graduating with highest honors. Hireche then joined the Accademia di Imola “Incontri col Maestro” to attend master classes with Alexander Lonquich, Andrei Jasinsky and Louis Lortie, and pursued further studies at the Fondazione per il pianoforte in Cadenabbia with such leading pianists as Andreas Staier, Dmitri Bashkirov and Charles Rosen.
At the age of 15, Ali Hirèche began performing in recitals and concerts with orchestras in Italy and abroad, including the Sala Verdi and Sala Puccini in Milan, at Gasteig Munich and in Baden-Baden and Austria. Hirèche also took part in various international competitions, winning Second Prize at the Luciano Gante International Competition and First Prizes at both the Venice Piano Competition of the Teatro La Fenice and at the Rencontre Internationale de Piano du Mée-sur-Seine Competition.
After these achievements, Ali Hirèche was invited to perform at many prestigious concert halls such as the PalaFenice, the Teatro Malibran and the Ateneo Veneto in Venice, the Teatro Politeama in Palermo, and at various venues in Milan, Padua and Rome.
Since 2003, he has performed at the Salle Cortot in Paris and various festivals, including Piano en Valois, Musique sur Ciel, Musique à Deauville and Pays Briard. Ali Hirèche has been featured in radio broadcasts such as France Musique and RAI. He has also produced and written for the Il Pianista program on Radio Classica in Milan.
Picture: Sylvia Gerardina
The Artist's Homepage: www.alihireche.com
Ventanas - A Glimpse of Another Spain
Works by Antonio Ruiz-Pipó, Fernando Mompou and Manuel de Falla
Ali Hirèche, Piano