Yannick Van de Velde .

Born into a family of musicians, Yannick Van de Velde quickly became devoted to music. His ever-growing passion for music brings him on an exciting road as pianist and musician.

Yannick Van de Velde is a prizewinner in many international competitions, such as the Busoni Competition in Bolzano, Italy (2015), Queen Elisabeth Competition (Prize Walkiers- Carbonelle), Public prize and “Prix d’Argent” in the Piano Campus Competition in Paris, and first prize in the Nany Phillepart Foundation Competition.

Yannick Van de Velde has strong experience as a soloist as well as a chamber musician. Among his repertoire are more than 30 concerti and integral music of Maurice Ravel. He has played under the baton of conductors such as Erich Lederhändler, Etienne Siebens, Michael Hofstätter, Ivo Venkov, Fabrice Parmentier, and others. Among his chamber music partners are members of the Berliner Philhamoniker: Nobuko imai, Eldar Nebolsin,
Michel Arrignon, ...

Strongly interested in contemporary music, he played the world premiere of “Chanson” for piano and orchestra by Jean-Frédéric Neuburger and “Dream” of Frederic Rzweski.

Yannick Van de Velde performed across the world in famous venues such as the Philharmonie of Berlin, the Acropolis Museum in Athens, Lincoln Center in New York, Center of Fine Arts and studio 4 of Flagey in Brussels, Casa da Musica in Porto, Palacio de Festivales in Santander, ...

Yannick Van de Velde started at the age of 5 int the music academy of Sint-Niklaas with Isabelle van Iseghem and Johan Lybeert. After, he went studying with Klaus Hellwig, Elisso Virsaladze, Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden, and Jan Michiels.