Born in Cagliari, Italy, Andrea Vivanet began to play the piano at the age of 8 and continued his studies at the Conservatorio di Musica Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina in Cagliari. By the age of 13 he performed Mozart’s piano concerto K. 414 with the Orchestra of the Opera House of Cagliari and won the 1st prize at the Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Piano Competition. He continued his studies under the guidance of Christa Bützberger and Marina Rossi at the Conservatorio di Musica Girolamo Frescobaldi in Ferrara where he graduated with honors after attending the Triennial Masterclass Ars et Labor in piano and chamber music. Afterwords he studied in Hungary with professors Balázs Szokolay and István Lantos at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest where he obtained the Master Degree with honors in piano performance. There he also attended the classes of Miklós Perényi, András Keller, Gábor Csalog, Géza Hargitai, Ferenc Rados and took part in masterclasses held by Franco Rossi, Mikhail Voskresenky and Paul Badura Skoda. In October 2014 he was awarded the 3rd prize at the Osaka International Music Competition.
As soloist or in chamber music ensembles he toured Italy as well as Denmark, France, Greece, Hungary, Georgia and Russia (Moskau and St. Peterburg). In 2016 he released his first album with works by Ravel and Tchaikovsky, which was then broadcast by Danish Radio (Denmark), Radio Classic (Kazakhstan) and Radio Orfey (Russia). A second album followed with works by Bartók and Mussorgsky.
Andrea Vivanet currently lives in Paris, where he is pursuing his teaching and performing activities.