Professor of Piano
Viani was born in Mendoza, Argentina. He began his musical studies
at the "Escuela Superior de Musica" of the National University of
Cuyo with Prof. Adela Lavado. In 1993, under the supervision of
Prof. Dora De Marinis, he earned a "Licenciado en Piano" degree
with honors. As a student in Argentina, he also worked with maestro
Bruno Gelber in several occasions. In 1997 he received a post-graduate
degree from the "Staatliche Hochschule für Musik" in Karlsruhe,
Germany, where he studied with Prof. Fany Solter and Dinorah Varsi.
1991 and 1993 he was awarded several prizes, including the gold
medal in the "Alberto Williams" competition (Buenos Aires), the
first prize in the "Ciudad de Lincoln" competition (Buenos Aires),
the first prize in the concerto competition of the Universidad de
Cuyo Symphony Orchestra (Mendoza), and the second prize in the "Center
for Pianistic Studies" competition (Buenos Aires).
1992 and 1993 he was invited to participate in the Chamber Music
Festival in Bariloche (Argentina), where he performed recitals.
has performed a number of very successful recitals as a soloist
and as a soloist with orchestras. Also, he has extensively collaborated
with singers and in chamber ensembles. Some of his concerts include
presentations with the Universidad de Cuyo Symphony Orchestra, the
Entre Rios Symphony Orchestra, solo recitals at Teatro Independencia,
Teatro Mendoza and Museum of Decorative Arts (Argentina), Teatro
Chico (Canary Islands), performances in more than 40 different German
cities (Karlsruhe, München, Berlin, Köln, etc.), tour
of Europe with "Fundacion Ostinato" (Oslo, München and Karlsruhe),
tour of India ( New Delhi, Goa and Bangalore ), and performances
in Switzerland and Spain.
a member of Fundacion Ostinato he has taken part in the recording
of seven compact discs with the complete piano works of the Argentinean
composers Alberto Ginastera, Juan José Castro and Carlos
Guastavino. He has recorded for National Radio in Argentina and
the Radio of the Musik Hochschule in Karlsruhe. In addition, he
collaborated soprano Alicia Borges in the recording of a religious
presently resides in Germany, where he is perfecting his art with
Prof. Sontraud Speidel. Since 1999 he teaches piano at the Städtiche
fingers run securely and unbelievably fast over the keys. Totally
concentrated, the musician played with body and soul." Badische
Neueste Nachrichten, Germany.
Viani plays with the strength of a virtuoso." Pfortzheimer Zeitung,