Belgian pianist Johan Schmidt has won accolades in international competitions, including Queen Elizabeth Competition (Brussels, 4th place and public prize), Tchaikowsky (Moscow, 3rd), Van Cliburn (4th), Maria Callas (1st) and Japan Competition (1st).
He played with Europe's best orchestras, including Belgian National Orchestra, Liège Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ukraine Symphony Orchestra, and many others across the world.
His reputation as a soloist has taken im to such prestigious venues as Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Salle Rachmaninov (Moscow) or Symphony Hall (Osaka).
His love of chamber music has led to regular appearances with violinist Yuzuko Horigome and the American String Quartet, among others.
He has made a number of recordings for EMI, Fontec, EMS and Musica Numeris (Cyprès).