"Andrea is a very passionate musician and a pianist with a great sensitivity and technical means"
concert pianist and piano professor at the
P. I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory
Born in Cagliari, Italy, Andrea Vivanet began to study the piano at the age of 8 and continued his studies at the Conservatorio di Musica P. L. da Palestrina in Cagliari.
When he was 13 he performed the Mozart concert K. 414 with the Orchestra of the Opera House of Cagliari. He was very young when he won the 1st prize at the G. B. Pergolesi piano competition.
He continued his studies with Christa Bützberger and Marina Rossi and he graduated with honors at the Conservatorio di Musica G. Frescobaldi in Ferrara. He received the diploma with honors after attending the Triennial Masterclass in Piano and Chamber Music Ars et Labor, under the guidance of Christa Bützberger and Marina Rossi.
Afterwords he studied in Hungary with professors Balázs Szokolay and István Lantos at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest where he obtained the Master Degree with honors in piano performance.
During this period he also attended classes with Miklós Perényi, András Keller, Gábor Csalog, Géza Hargitai, Ferenc Rados.
He took part in several masterclasses held by renowned pianists and musicians such as Franco Rossi, Mikhail Voskresenky, Paul Badura Skoda.
In October 2014 he was awarded the 3rd prize at the 15th Osaka International Music Competition. He gave many recitals as a soloist and in several chamber music ensembles in Italy and in other countries such as Denmark, France, Greece, Hungary (Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum in Budapest) and Georgia (Vano Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire Museum).
He has recently performed at the Golovanov Museum of Moscow and at the Chaliapin Museum of Saint Petersburg.
Andrea Vivanet has recorded three albums during the last few years, with works by Ravel, Tchaikovsky, Bartók, Mussorgsky and Szymanowsky, published by labels Sheva Collection, Centaur Records and Naxos Deutschland.
His recordings were broadcast by Danish Radio (Denmark), Radio Classic (Kazakhstan) and Radio Orfey (Russia).
One more recording enterily dedicated to Russian répertoire has been released with label Aldilà Records/Gramola in 2021.