Aidan Mikdad

Aidan Mikdad (Amsterdam, 19 November 2001) is a Dutch classical pianist. At 15 (2017), he won the prestigious Royal Concertgebouw Young Talent Award. Recently he won the Pnina Salzman Memorial Prize at the Tel Hai International Piano Masterclasses in Israël. In 2016, he won the first prize of the Premio Internazionale Pianistico “A. Scriabin” for pianists up to 35 years of age, he also received the Tabor Foundation Piano Award from the Verbier Festival as a recognition of his potential and as an investment in his promise. At 13, he won the Klavier-Festival Ruhr Scholarship that was awarded to him by pianist Hélène Grimaud. In 2014, he won the first prize of the International Piano Competition of Lagny-sur-Marne. At 11 (in 2013), he won the first prize of the Koninklijk Concertgebouw Competition. Visit Aidan's website for his full biography.

Conveying Atmospheres

Aidan (15 at time of the recording) studies at the conservatory of Amsterdam and is simultaneously graduating high school. Apart from his passion for...

Six Pieces For Piano op. 118

Young pianist Aidan Mikdad performs a piece by Brahms in the Recital Hall where he won 1st prize at the Koninklijk Concertgebouw Competition at...