A close up image of Florian Mitrea's face smiling
BIOGRAPHY

Florian’s piano studies started in Bucharest, Romania, with Flavia Moldovan and later Gabriela Enășescu at George Enescu Music High School. At the Royal Academy of Music he obtained his BMus with First Class Honours and the Regency Award for notable achievement. In 2014, he obtained his Master of Arts degree with Distinction and a DipRAM for his final recital, and received the Alumni Development Award for distinguished studentship. He held the Hodgson Memorial post-studentship Fellowship at RAM in the academic year 2014-2015 and continues to teach in the piano department. In March 2018 the Royal Academy announced that Florian had been appointed Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM): an honour awarded to former students who have made a significant contribution to the music profession. Florian is currently studying with Boris Petrushansky at the Accademia Pianistica Internazionale in Imola.

AWARDS

Florian holds a Making Music PDGYA award for 2017-19 and is a Kirckman Concert Society Artist for 2018-19. In 2017 Florian was a double laureate at the Scottish International Piano Competition (second prize and Glasgow UNESCO City of Music Prize for the best performance of the commissioned piece). In previous years he was joint winner of the Verona International Piano Competition and a major prizewinner at Hamamatsu and ARD international competitions along with…

Florian receiving an award at the ARD Competition in Munich
Florian playing on stage with flags of various nations in the background
REVIEWS

You can read reviews of Florian’s live performances and recordings. The text has been translated into English when the review was written in another language, but you can find links to all the original reviews which are posted on-line.