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Italy | 22 years old
Born in Milan in 1999, Federico Gad Crema started his piano studies at the age of nine. Graduating in 2016 from the G. Verdi Conservatory of Music in Milan with the highest score and distinctions, Crema continued his studies at the prestigious Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles and is now attending a Master’s degree at the Conservatory of Music in Milan.
Winner of several national and international piano competitions in Italy, France, Germany, Greece and USA, he was recently awarded First Prize and special prize at the CIAD International Piano Competition (2018), 3rd Prize and special prize at the Casagrande International Piano Competition (2019) and Second Prize, Best Contemporary Piece Award and Audience Award at the OKIPC Olga Kern International Piano Competition (2019).
He has performed at the Carnegie Hall and Steinway Hall in New York, and has also performed important solo recitals in Italy, France, Germany, Japan, Greece, Switzerland, Belgium and USA. Performances have included appearances with the Orchestra dell’Accademia del Teatro alla Scala, the Neojiba Orchestra, the Symphonic Orchestra of Cannes, the Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, the New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Bacau and the Chapelle Musicale Orchestra of Tournai, amongst others.