Swiss pianist Alexander Boeschoten was born in 1989 in Bern, where he began taking piano lessons at the age of six with Walter Prossnitz and then Benjamin Engeli.
He continued his classes at the Zürich Conservatory with Daniel Knecht and began university studies with Prof. Homero Francesch at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste where he graduated in 2012 with a Master of Arts in Music Performance.
He continued his studies in the class of Ronald Brautigam at the Hochschule für Musik Basel. Through his years of secondary studies, Alexander also received chamber music tuition from Adrian Cox, Stephan Goerner, Thomas Grossenbacher, Ferenc Rados, Zakhar Bron, Valentin Erben and Thomas Demenga.
Alexander won his first competition in 2007. At the age of 16, he gave his first solo recital with which he traveled through Switzerland and the Netherlands. Other following concerts tours took him through Romania to Russia, Germany, Italy, Japan, France, Austria and his natal country where he performed both solo recitals and with various orchestras. In 2010 he gave his debut at the Tonhalle Zurich. In 2011 followed the first radio recordings with the ORF.
In 2013, a world tour with the cellist Joachim Müller-Crépon (Duo Gemini) brought Alexander Boeschoten to South Africa, where they performed in the Stellenbosch Festival.
Alexander Boeschoten is also a very active chamber musician, performing in festivals such as Davos Festival, Boswiler Sommer, Mantova Chamber Music Festival and the Rüttihubeliade, where Alexander was a regular guest since 2008 and performed along musicians such as with Duncan McTier, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Maximilian Hornung and Thomas Demenga.
In addition, since 2009 together with Romaine Bolinger (violin) and Payam Taghdossi (cello), Alexander founded the Gagliano Trio with who they have travelled through Europe. In Autum 2014 the Gagliano Trio had there debut at the renouned Schubertiade in Hohenems (Austria). In 2019, they will celebrate their 10 years jubile.
Alexander Boeschoten is currently teaching at the Conservatory of Zürich (MKZ) and is Artistic Director of the succesfull concert series Zunftkonzerte Zürich since 2018.