Vítor Zendron da Cunha
Born in 1997, Vitor Zendron da Cunha took his first piano lesson at the age of eight. Between 2008 and 2015 he studied at the Carlos Gomes Conservatory in Blumenau (Brazil) and participated in the main festivals in Latin America. He continued his formation at the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe in the class of Sontraud Speidel, where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in 2020 and took part in Master classes with artists such as Klaus Hellwig and Cyprien Katsaris. From 2020 to 2022 he studied at the Haute École de Musique de Lausanne.
Vitor won first prizes at the National Edna Habith Competition and at the Federico Chopin Piano Competition (Peru) in 2013. In 2015 he was a finalist at the Prelúdio Competition, broadcast in Brazilian national television. In 2019, he won the “Gerold Joachim Förderpreis” in Germany, and in 2022 the “Prix Mireille Klemm“, awarded by the Chopin Society of Geneva. He performed in venues such as Sala São Paulo, Gran Teatro Nacional de Lima and Warsaw Music Society and collaborated with conductors Júlio Medaglia and Pierre-Stéphane Meugé. Currently, he is at the Master de soliste program at the Haute École de Musique de Genève in the class of Ricardo Castro. Vitor also studied “Conducting from the Keyboard” at the Scuola di Musica Fiesole (Italy).