Andrei Hadap is a Filipino-Australian pianist, composer, and music teacher. He is completing his Bachelor of Music (Performance Honours) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music under Stephanie McCallum and is a recipient of several academic awards. Andrei made his orchestral debut in 2018 with the Penrith Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms’ First Piano Concerto to great acclaim. More recently, he has taken up the area of historical performance, studying early keyboard and continuo under Dr. Erin Helyard. Andrei also specialises in the revival of historic improvisation and pedagogy during the common practice period, the subject of his Honours thesis, “From the Maestro’s Living Voice”. Andrei currently teaches partimento and historic improvisation at the Conservatorium High School.
Pinchgut Opera acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the first story-tellers and singers of songs. We pay our respects to elders past, present, and emerging.