EMCY

Denis Ascani

All prize winners
Nationality: Luxembourgish
Instrument: Piano/keyboard
Date of birth 2001/07/28

Denis Ascani was born in Luxembourg in 2001.

He started his musical education at the age of ten and started to play the piano at the age of 11 and trombone at the age of 16.

He is still studying in the ‘Conservatoire  Esch-sur-Alzette in Luxembourg’ where he’s  playing the classical i89piano in the class of Prof. Claude Clement, trombone in the class of Prof. Claude Origer, in the Jazz class of Prof. Marc Harles, and chamber music in the class of Jean-Paul Hansen.

He’s currently playing in 2 Big Bands, Opus 78 and Big Music Band 2001. He was also rewarded with first prize in the ‘Take two to six’ competition.

He’s very interested in playing jazz and had also played many concerts in the two last years. He has created his own Jazz Quartet called ‘Retrospective 4tet’, and is looking  to play all over Europe.

If you are interested in working with Denis, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

Repertoire

Solo Piano

J. S. Bach, Inventio 1 (BWV 772)
J. S. Bach, Inventio 8 (BWV 779)
J. S. Bach, Inventio 9 (BWV 780)
J. S. Bach, Inventio 13 (BWV 784)
J. S. Bach, Sinfonia 13 (BWV 799)
J. S. Bach, Sinfonia 15 (BWV 801)
J. S. Bach, Prelude et Fugue en do mineur (BWV 851)
F. Chopin, Polonaise op.40 no. 2

Chamber Music

G. Gershwin, An American in Paris
Edward Gregson, Sonata 1
M. Head, Elegiac Dance
C. H. Joubert, Andante mafioso e allegro pizzaiolo
Astor Piazzolla, Oblivion
J. Ryelandt, Sonatine op. 28

Video

Retrospective 4tet - Footprints