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André Gallo has been a student of M° Franco Scala at Imola Piano Academy “Incontri col Maestro”. Bryce Morrison says about him : “A masterly pianist with a bold and intriguing personality”.
He regularly gives solo recital in prestigious theatres in Italy and abroad, including:
Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza, Konzerthaus Berlin, Hamburg Laeiszhalle, “La Fenice” in Venice,Steinway Hall London, Teatro Regio in Turin, Theatre “Al Bustan” Beirut, Politeama “G.Garibaldi” in Palermo, “Het Klooster” in Nuenen, the Raanana Music Center, Teatro “Dante Alighier” di Ravenna, Teatro Filodrammatici of Milan, Teatro Filarmonico in Verona,Teatro “G. da Udine “in Udine, Teatro” Chiabrera “of Savona,Teatro “Coccia” di Novara, Teatro ” Alighieri “in Ravenna, Teatro “Manzoni “in Milan, Teatro “Manzoni ” in Bologna, Auditorium” San Gottardo” in Milan, Teatro Municipale of Vicenza, Verona “Sala Maffeiana ”, Teatro “Vittoria” in Turin, Teatro “G.Fraschini” of Pavia, Teatro “Verdi” in Pisa, Teatro Stabile in Verona.
He also performs at the prestigious Concert Halls in the Netherlands, Israel,France,Germany,Spain,Sweden,Switzerland,England,Cyprus, Czech Republic and Lebanon.
He played as soloist with important orchestras, including Hamburger Symphoniker, Teatro Regio Orchestra in Turin, “Mozart Orchestra” founded by Claudio Abbado, Württembergische Philharmonie, “Arena di Verona” Orchestra, the North Czech Philharmonic, Teatro Comunale Orchestra in Bologna.
He regularly performs for important seasons and festivals such as Festival “MiTo” Milano-Torino, Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto, Unione Musicale di Torino, the Pharos Arts Foundation in Cyprus, GOG Giovine Orchestra Genovese,Mantova Musica,Società del Quartetto di Vicenza, Musica Insieme di Bologna, BauArt Festival di Basilea, Festival “Al Bustan” di Beirut, Fondazione Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, l’Associazione Musicale Lucchese, l’Accademia Filarmonica in Verona, the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel.
His artistic choices rangs from classical to twentieth-century repertoire, with particular interest in French composers of the last century ; he also played the opera omnia for piano by Ravel,Poulenc, Debussy and Satie.
He performed at the École Normale de Musique de Paris as principal guest of the annual assembly of the “Amis de Francis Poulenc Association” where he had the opportunity to meet and perform for several members of the Poulenc family.
He performed with Marc Taube’s Trio, Konstantin Katz and Vadim Pavlov (first violin and first viola of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Principal Cello of the Theatre “Massimo” of Catania).
In 2006 he established the “ Trio Richard Wagner” with the first violin and cello of the ‘Orchestra del Teatro “La Fenice “.
There are numerous radio and television recordings for the Italian Radio, Mediaset, and the Dutch National Television. He was principal guest of the “La Stanza della musica” and performed live concerts for Radio 3 Classica.
He has recently been the protagonist of the documentary “Pianists”, produced and transmitted by Sky Classica.
In 2006 he was awarded by the 2006 Galarte Music Section, with the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic. In 2008 he was selected as Fellow of the Association Bayreuth Richard Wagner Venice.
He is the first consultant and piano teacher of “Il tuo piano per domani” by Marco Di Bari at the Imola Piano Academy, a new approach to teaching piano and music that has its own research center in the Composition & Pedagogy Department of the Academy.
Guest Professor al the prestigious Zuyd University of Applied Sciences in Maastricht, he is currently teacher at the “Accademia Pianistica Internazionale – Incontri col Maestro” in Imola and Director of the “Imola Piano Academy – Talent development” in Eindhoven.