Biography

Celebrated for his musical exuberance and virtuosity, Venezuelan violinist Alejandro Loguercio leads a dynamic performance career as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. His success of winning the First Prize at the International Violin Competition Concurso Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango in Bogota was a catalyst in his career flourishing throughout Latin America. He has since given numerous performances across all continents, including at international music festivals such as the Wiener Festwochen (Austria), the Rheingau Musikfestival (Germany), the MozartFest Würzburg (Germany) and the Bratislava Chamber Guitar Festival (Slovakia).

Now Vienna-based, Alejandro Loguercio is currently the Concertmaster of the Max Steiner Orchestra and regularly tours internationally with various orchestras such as the Schönbrunn Festival Orchestra, and the Nuevo Mundo Chamber Orchestra. Previously he also held positions with the Filarmönica del Caribe in Columbia.

An avid chamber musician, he is a founding member of the Acros Trio, an energetic Piano Trio that is currently a featured ensemble of the esteemed European Chamber Music Academy. Acros Trio published their debut CD in 2009 and were winners of the 2013 Josef Windisch Chamber Music Prize. He is also a member of the innovative Tango-Comedy Quartet “Garufa!”, as well as a regular performer with Rojotango Ensemble, lead by the celebrated Opera-star Baritone Erwin Schrott. In 2016 he also recorded with the renowned Accordionist, Ksenija Sidorova, her „Carmen“-CD for the prestigious Deutsche Grammophon, and thereafter, Alejandro Loguercio has been a member of her ensemble as a Solo-Violinist.

Alejandro Loguercio's initial musical training began through the youth orchestra project El Sistema, founded by conductor José Antonio Abreu. He entered into the Conservatorio de Música in Valencia and aged 16 was already engaged to perform with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Carabobo. In 2003 he relocated to Austria to undertake further studies at the world-renowned Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Vienna with Prof. Klaus Maetzl (Alban Berg Quartet) in violin and with Prof. Johannes Meissl (Artis Quartet) in chamber music. He also received significant artistic influences through masterclasses and mentorships from Hatto Beyerle, Alberto Lysy, Gerhard Schulz, Shmuel Ashkenazy, Roberto Valdes, José Francisco del Castillo and Ferenc Rados.