Alberto Ferro

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Nationality Italy

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Born in Italy in 1996, Alberto Ferro began his piano studies with his mother at the age of seven and gave his first recital at the age of thirteen. He achieved his Master's degree under the guidance of Prof. Epifanio Comis, his lifetime mentor, at the "Vincenzo Bellini" Institute of Music in Catania (2018). He also attended several piano masterclasses held by very important pianists such as Michel Béroff, Dina Yoffe, Leslie Howard, Elisso Virsaladze, Joaquín Achúcarro, Richard Goode, Jörg Demus, and Vladimir Ashkenazy.

He won a lot of prizes in international competitions, including 1st Prize and Audience Prize at the International Telekom Beethoven Competition in Bonn (2017); 2nd Prize, International Press Prize, and Haydn Prize at the "Ferruccio Busoni" International Piano Competition in Bolzano (2015); 6th Prize and Musiq’3 Prize of the public at the “Queen Elisabeth” International Piano Competition in Brussels (2016); 2nd Prize at the "Premio Jaén" International Piano Competition (2022); Finalist Prize and Children's Corner Prize at the "Clara Haskil" International Piano Competition in Vevey (2017).