Born in 1977, Andrea Bacchetti has been collected suggestions by musicians as Karajan, Magaloff, Berio, Horszoski since he was a child. At 11 years old he debuted with I Solisti Veneti, conducted by Claudio Scimone. "Master" graduate at the International Piano Academy "Incontri con il Maestro" (Meetings with the Maestro) of Imola (Bologna, Italy) with Franco Scala.

From then on, he played more times in international festivals all over the world as Lucerne, Salisbury, Belgrade, Santander, Toulouse (Piano aux Jacobins), Lugano, Camerino, Bologna, Brescia and Bergamo, Torino, Vicenza, Milano (MI.TO), Sorrento, Como, La Coruña, Pesaro, Palermo, Bellinzona, Sermoneta, Spoleto, Ravenna, Ravello, Cervo, Sagra Musicale Malatestiana (Rimini), Sagra Musicale Umbra (Perugia), Paris (La Serre d'Auteil), Bad Wörishofen, Husum. It is remarkable his participation at the prestigious Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo in summer 2012.

Also, he performed in prestigious halls: Konzerthaus (Berlin); Salle Pleyel, Salle Gaveu e Piano 4**** (Paris); Rudolfinum Dvorák Hall (Prague); Teatro Coliseo (Buenos Aires); Ateneo Romano (Bucharest); Rachmaninoff Saal, The Moscow State Philharmonic Society, Conservatory of Moscow; Auditorium Nacional de España (series "great interpreters"), Real Theatre e Monumental Theatre (Madrid); Centro Cultural Miguel Delibes (Valladolid); Casa de la Musica (Quito); Sociedad Filarmonica (Lima); Mozarteum Brasileiro e Cultura Artistica (San Paolo); Zentrum Paul Klee (Berna); Gewandhaus (Leipzig), Teatro Sanchez Aguilar (Guayaquil). He also was on tour in South America and Japan.

In Italy, he is regularly guest of most important theatres and opera authorities: Teatro alla Scala, Sala Verdi, Serate Musicali, Auditorium Cariplo, (Milano); Associazione Scarlatti (Napoli); La Sapienza University, Accademia Filarmonica, Parco della Musica, Palazzo del Quirinale (Roma); Unione Musicale (Torino); G.O.G. and Teatro Carlo Felice, Genova; Teatro La Fenice (Venezia).

In his career, he played with more than fifty important conductors and several international renown rchestras as Lucerne Festival Strings, Camerata Salzburg, RTVE Madrid, ONBA Bordeaux, MDR Sinfonieorchester Lipsia, Sinfónica de Tenerife, Sinfónica dell'Estado de Mexico, Philharmonique de Nice and Philharmonique de Cannes, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Cappella Istropolitana of Bratislava, Sinfónica de Castilla y León, European Union Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonie der Nationen, SWKO Pforzheim, Enesco Philharmonic of Bucarest, Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias (Oviedo), Simfonicni Orkester RTV Slovenija. He collaborates with Rocco Filippini, Domenico Nordio, Uto Ughi; he also worked several times with the Prazak Quartet, the Ysaÿe Quartet, the Cremona Quartet and the Teatro della Scala Quartet.

In his international discography, there are to remember the English Suites by Bach, the CD "Berio Piano Works" (DECCA); the DVD "Goldberg Variations" by Bach (Arthaus); the SACD with the "6 Sonatas" by Cherubini and those with the "Sonatas" by Galuppi and by Marcello (Sony Music). With Dynamic he recorded the "Inventions and Symphonies" and the "Toccatas" and a new version of "Goldberg Variations" by Bach, that have gained several achievements by most important international specialised magazines. One for all, his CD "Andrea Bacchetti plays Bach" received the prestigious award BBC Music Magazine CHOICE as "Disc of the Month" in April 2011.
His new CD, published by Sony Music and dedicated to the "French Suites" by Bach, has already obtained the "Supersonic" of Pizzicato (Belgium), the "Disc of the Month" of Musica and it has been included among best CDs for 2012 by the English authoritative monthly magazine Musical Opinion.

His concerts have been broadcasted by radio stations as BBC Radio3 (UK), ORF (Austria), Radio France (at Roque d'Anthéron) RSI e DRS2 (Svizzera), RadioTre (Italy), New Zealand Radio, RNE (Spain) MDR Leipzig, CBC Radio3 (Canada), Poiskm (Russia).
The most authoritative magazines in Europe, Japan and USA rewarded his talent in last twenty years. By now, Andrea Bacchetti is included among best international piano interpreters.

His forthcoming engagements comprise a tour in Belgium with the Russian Chamber Philharmonic St. Petersburg, some concerts in Madrid (at the Centro Nacional de Difusion Musical - Auditorium National D'España) and in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, without considering his many participations to important Italian festivals and concerts. Other remarkable appointments: a concert in his home city, Genova, with the Teatro Carlo Felice Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Fabio Luisi, the participation at the Bravissimo Festival in Guatemala City and and his debut in New York at Frick Museum.

Andrea Bacchetti
Genoa (Italy)
phone : 0039 010 365239 (office)
e-mail :
production management : Giovanni Bozzo
ANDREA BACCHETTI - Official Web Site