Sometimes you just know.
The coordinator of the 2007 Minnesota International Piano E-Competition said, "When Alessandro sat down at the piano it was immediately apparent he was the winner - the contest was over!"
Alessandro Taverna charmed the audience at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Minneapolis on January 23 this year.
From his wonderfully gregarious pre-concert talk to the performance itself, Taverna was and is a most generous performer.
The opening of his recital from last month - Bach, English Suite No. 5 - is in this week's Regional Spotlight