Andrea Molteni
Supported by Club 32 donors Robert Mitchell and Greeba Prichard


14 March 1998

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Gran Prix: International PianoTalents Competition (Milan, Italy)
Second Prize: César Franck International Piano Competition (Brussels, Belgium)

Andrea Molteni began studying the piano at the age of six. After he graduated with honours and honourable mention at the Conservatorio di musica Giuseppe Verdi di Como, Andrea studied in Milan with Vincenzo Balzani. Under the guidance of William Grant Naboré, in 2020, he was awarded a Master’s degree Magna cum Laude in Advanced Performance Studies by the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano. A student of the prestigious International Piano Academy Lake Como, he has taken part in masterclasses with Sir Andras Schiff, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Arie Vardi, Pavel Gililov, Đặng Thái Sơn, Piotr Paleczny, Vladimir Feltsman, Christopher O’Riley and Aquiles Delle Vigne.

Andrea has regular appearances in the USA, Italy, UK, Europe, Russia, China and Singapore. He has played at the Esplanade in Singapore, Wiener Saal of the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Scriabin Museum in Moscow, DiMenna Center in New York and other venues around the world. He participated at the Bayreuth Festival celebrating the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner. Two solo albums have been released and internationally reviewed – Petrassi and Dallapiccola Complete Piano Works and Scarlatti: Sonatas.


2023 Competition Performances

Preliminary Round Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital
Verbrugghen Hall
Thursday 6 July 2023, 5.20pm
Preliminary Round Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital
Verbrugghen Hall
Saturday 8 July 2023, 7.30pm

2023 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

Johannes Brahms: Scherzo in E♭ minor Op.4
Alban Berg: Piano Sonata in B minor Op.1

Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Frédéric Chopin: Fantaisie in F minor Op.49

Entrant in Composing the Future 2021 

Goffredo Petrassi: Toccata

Semi Finals Round 1: 70-Minute Recital

Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata in G minor BWV 915

I. Allegro
II. Scherzo. Assai vivace
III. Adagio sostenuto
IV. Introduzione. Largo – Fuga. Allegro risoluto

I. Allegretto comodo
II. Largo – vivacissimo – tempo primo
III. Andante sostenuto
IV. Alla marcia; moderato

Semi Finals Round 1: 70-Minute Recital

I. Allegro con brio
II. Adagio cantabile
III. Scherzo. Allegro – Trio
IV. Finale. Allegro

Act II Méditation


I. Allegro vivace
II. Adagio affettuoso
III. Allegro passionato
IV. Allegro molto

No.1 Spinning Song

Final Round 1: Concerto 1800 and Earlier

I. Allegro con brio
II. Largo
III. Rondo. Allegro

Final Round 2: Post 1800 Concerto

I. Maestoso
II. Adagio
III. Rondo. Allegro non troppo