Stefano Andreatta

Stefano Andreatta

Biography

Stefano Andreatta began to study music and piano at the age of seven with his father. At the age of ten he performed in public for the first time and he made his debut with orchestra at fifteen performing Beethoven First Piano Concerto. In 2011 he graduated with highest honors in the class of Francesco Bencivenga at the “Agostino Steffani” Conservatory in Castelfranco Veneto.

In 2012 he was selected to take part in the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, where he worked with Jerome Lowenthal, from Julliard School in New York. In the following years he studied also with Riccardo Risaliti and Anna Kravchenko. In 2014 he completed with highest honors his Master, submitting a thesis on piano composers in Soviet Union. He is currently studying with Massimiliano Ferrati and at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, in the class of Niklas Sivelov.

He took part and got prizes in national and international competitions, including: first prize at “Premio Brunelli” in Vicenza, reserved to the best Italian graduates; third prize at Chopin International Piano Competition in Rome; third prize and special prize at Guido Alberto Fano International Piano Competition in Padua.

In 2016 he was the first prize winner of FVG International Piano Competition, with special prizes for the best Beethoven sonata and best 20th-century piece.

In 2017 he has recorded a CD at Fazioli Concert Hall for KNS Classical label and won the third prize at Montreal International Piano Competition.

He played concerts in Italy, Slovenia, Spain, Germany, Great Britain, Kazakhstan, Canada and USA. As soloist he performed with Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Orchestra Filarmonia Veneta “G. F. Malipiero”, Nova Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, “Mihail Jora” Philarmonic Orchestra of Bacau, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Astana Symphony Orchestra.

He is also a professional piano teacher and a composer.