Aliéksey Vianna started studying guitar in Belo Horizonte, his hometown, and soon went abroad to pursue his career. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, class of David Tanenbaum, and two Master’s degrees from the Musik Akademie der Stadt Basel – classical guitar, in the class of Pablo Marquez, and jazz guitar, in the class of Wolfgang Muthspiel. A winner in over 20 international classical guitar competitions, Aliéksey has performed as soloist in more than 30 countries, in collaboration with renowned musicians from different genres, including Pierre Boulez, Petri Sakari, Sérgio Assad, Paul McCandless, Dusan Bogdanovic, Peter Erskine and Tracy Silverman. He has been a frequent guest musician in many festivals, and has performed with acclaimed ensembles such as the Sinfonieorchester Basel (Switzerland), Turku Philharmonic (Finland) and Aukso Tychy Chamber Orchestra (Poland). Aliéksey released five albums, the most recent in 2017 with Venezuelan bassist Roberto Koch.