Adrian Kreda


Adrian holds Swiss, Polish and Argentinian citizenships. He currently resides in Geneva where he holds the posts of dean at the Music Conservatoire and piano professor.


A graduate of the National Conservatoire in Buenos Aires, the Music Academy in Cracow and the Geneva Conservatoire, Adrian has inherited the musical traditions of a number of esteemed professors: Edith Murano, Ana Grunwald, Bruno Gelber and Paul Badura-Skoda.


Adrian is a laureate of numerous national and international competitions, including: Concours de Piano Latino-Américain (1985), Promociones Musicales (1983) and Concours Ginastera.


Having given his first concert at the age of 10, Adrian has performed on countless stages in various countries around the globe with a uniquely broad and interesting repertoire. Since his early years, he has been regularly performing as a solo pianist as well as chamber musician during the most prestigious festivals.


Throughout his career, Adrian has performed countless recordings for numerous radio and television programmes, including: Radio Nationale de Buenos Aires, TV Argentina, S.O.D.R.E de Montevideo and Radio Suisse Romande.


He has performed at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires (Argentina), S.O.D.R.E. and Mozarteum in Montevideo (Uruguay), Sao Pedro San Pablo Theatre (Brasil), Victoria Hall (Switzerland), Warsaw Philharmonic, Cracow Philharmonic, Gulbenkian Foundation (Portugal) and Prague Philharmonic. In 1992, at the Poznań Philharmonic, he gave the historical first performance of Alberto Ginastera's 1st piano concerto. In 1996, in France, Adrian performed an integral series of sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven.


Adrian has also performed on numerous albums well-received by music critics, including: Les Virtuoses Romantiques and Solistes de l'Orchestra de la Suisse Romande. He regularly records with various chamber ensembles, the Lancy-Geneve orchestra and as part of the Duo Granat duet.


On several occasions, on account of his expertise, Adrian has been invited to hold the prestigious post of juror at various piano competitions. The artist is also considered an expert in the field of Argentinian music: he has written hundreds of arrangements of pieces by Astor Piazzolla and Alberto Ginastera.


Adrian is also a composer and conductor. His pieces are regularly performed during concerts and recorded in the form of albums.