STAGE ONE - SELECTION: Beethoven: Sonata op 53 "Waldstein", 1st mov.; Chopin: Sonata No.3 op.58, 1st mov.
STAGE TWO - SEMIFINAL: Bach, Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor BWV 867
Lorenzo Adamo started studying piano privately since the age of four with Maestro Katya Genghini, until in 2013 he was admitted to the Conservatorio G. Verdi di Milano, where he studied under the guidance of Professor Silvia Rumi. In february 2019 he achieved the bachelor’s degree with honours. In 2021, he obtained the Master of Performance with Distinction at the Royal College of Music of London, where he studied with Norma Fisher and Alexander Romanovsky. In 2022 he obtained also the Artist Diploma in Performance studying with Maestro Romanovsky at the RCM.
Lorenzo participated in his first piano competition at nine years old, when he won the Musica in Luce prize organized by Gioventù Musicale Italiana, and played in the award concert at Dal Verme theater, Milano. In the following years Lorenzo won numerous piano competitions; among them American Protégé at Carnegie Hall, NY, three editions of J.S. Bach prize in Sestri Levante, three editions of Italy Sony Classical talent, Bettinelli Prize with special mention, Oleggio contest (absolute winner); in the year 2019, Lorenzo won the Rancati Prize at Conservatorio G. Verdi, Milano, and the Riviera della Versilia “Daniele Ridolfi” prize (absolute winner). In 2020, he obtained the first prize in the Krainev Online Competition, the second prize at the Mozart Online Piano Competition in Lugano and the third prize at the Online Rising Stars Competition.
Lorenzo Adamo has performed in a number of concerts: among them, many times at Piano City Festival in Milano and at Amici del Loggione della Scala Association; at Conservatorio G. Verdi, Milano, with Lonquich as director (a Mozart concerto for piano and orchestra), and the Shostakovich concerto for piano, trumpet and orchestra.
Lorenzo attended masterclasses with Alexander Oetiker, Lilya Zilberstein, Leonid Margarius and Alexander Romanovsky, receiving merit certificates.