Jorge Pepi was born in Córdoba, Argentina. Invited by the Menuhin Academy in Gstaad (chamber music), he arrived in 1982 in Europe.
He obtained the Diploma of Virtuosity of piano with Edith Fischer and completed his training as a composer in the class of Eric Gaudibert in Geneva. Since then, he shares his passion for music from the piano performance and composition.
He plays in recitals, with orchestras and in various chamber music formations (including two pianos with Edith Fischer), Europe, the United States and South America.
His work has received numerous awards including the one of the Swiss Society of Authors for his chamber opera “Caccia al tesoro”, the price of the Tribune and the Argentine Composers Edition of Switzerland for “Metamorphosis I” Award International Gerona, Spain, for “Estravagario” and the Grand Prix of french radio Gilson for “Amalgama”.
From 1991 to 2006 he was professor of composition, analysis and chamber music at the Conservatory of La Chaux-de-Fonds. Currently, he devoted himself to composition, in concert and participated in master classes.
Since March 2007, he is professor of composition at the University of Chile in Santiago.
“The atmosphere is installed, we were far from imagining what will to follow. In “Nachtstücke” op.23 Schumann, the pianist Jorge Pepi-Alos literally suspended the hug time. Incredibly built, the interpretation of the pianist juxtaposes poetry and wonder
denoting formal rigor and a deep understanding of the work. For some, it is almost stop breathing for fear of disturbing poetry coming off the piano. ”