Alberto Ferro
Italy, °1996
 
PIANO 2016 : Sixth Prize
A graduate of the Istituto Musicale Vincenzo Bellini in Catania (Sicily), Alberto Ferro is currently studying at the Accademia Pianistica Siciliana under Epifanio Comis. In 2015, he was second laureate of the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition (Bolzano) and a laureate of the Arcangelo Speranza International Competition (Taranto), at which he was awarded the prize for the youngest Italian finalist and the Audience Prize. Also in 2015, he won the Concorso Nazionale Pianistico Premio Venezia. He has performed in Moscow (Tchaikovsky Conservatory), Copenhagen (Charlottenborg Palace), Rome (Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia), Munich (Münchner Künstlerhaus), Brussels (Bozar), and Leipzig (Gewandhaus), and has played under conductors such as Alexander Prior, Arvo Volmer, and Franz Schottky. Alberto Ferro has taken part in many masterclasses given by Vladimir Ashkenazy, Violetta Egorova, and Leslie Howard.

Teachers

Epifanio Comis (2009-)

Degrees

Diploma with highest honours at "V. Bellini" Institute of Music in Catania (2014)
Video
Final 2016 : Alberto Ferro
Semi-final 2016 : Alberto Ferro - concerto
Semi-final 2016 : Alberto Ferro - recital
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Programme
Final (27/05/2016)
Claude Ledoux A Butterfly's Dream
Sergey Rachmaninov Concerto n. 1 in F sharp minor op. 1
Alberto Ferro, piano
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Marin Alsop
Semi-final

Récital (11/05/2016)

Fabian Fiorini Tears of Lights
Sergey Rachmaninov Variations on a theme of Corelli op. 42
Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody n. 12 in C sharp minor
Alberto Ferro, piano

Concerto (14/05/2016)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 21 in C major KV 467
Alberto Ferro, piano
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Paul Meyer
First round (07/05/2016)
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue n. 3 in C sharp major BWV 848
Ludwig van Beethoven Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato (Sonata n. 32 in C minor op. 111)
Sergey Rachmaninov Etude-tableau in D minor op. 39/8
Fryderyk Chopin Etude in B minor op. 25/10
Alberto Ferro, piano
Relive the performances of Piano 2021
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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