Award-winning accompanist, répétiteur and conductor, Alden Gatt is sought-after for his brilliant technique, sensitivity and lyricism as well as his generous spirit and collegial manner.
Alden Gatt has appeared as a collaborative pianist with many known artists, including Isabel Leonard, Wallis Giunta, Patrick Vogel and Bastian Kohl, in such venues as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, WNYC’s Greene Space, the Messiaen Festival, and in Leipzig’s historic Mendelssohn House as part of the prestigious Bach Festival. During his three seasons as vocal coach at Opera Leipzig, Mr. Gatt conducted and performed with the renowned Gewandhaus Orchestra several times. This year, Mr. Gatt works at San Francisco Opera and Dallas Opera before returning to Germany to join the Berlin Staatsoper.
Alden Gatt is the recipient of numerous awards, including first place in: the Marilyn Horne Song Competition, the Southwest Florida Symphony Concerto Competition, and the Naples Music Club Competition. Fluent in French, Italian, German, and Mandarin Chinese, Mr. Gatt earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied solo piano with Barry Snyder. He studied the art of accompaniment with Warren Jones, Martin Katz, John Fisher, John Churchwell, and Tamara Sanikidze.