Federico Nicoletta performed as a soloist for the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (Liszt recital), the Teatro alla Scala (Paul Hindemith’s Kammermusik No. 2, conductor Fabián Panisello), the Bologna Festival (Olivier Messiaen’s “Oiseaux exotiques”), with the Philharmonic Orchestra "A. Toscanini" at the Auditorium Paganini in Parma (Franz Liszt and Pjotr Tchaikovsky's Piano Concertos), the Philharmonic Orchestra "La Verdi" at Teatro Manzoni in Monza and Orquesta RTVE-Radio Televisión Española (Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto), the Orchestra Giovanile Italiana (Ludwig van Beethoven’s 1st piano concerto) and at the Theatre "Verdi" in Busseto with the principal soloists of the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana. In 2016 he won 2nd prize and critics' prize ("for the original approach in Schumann's Piano Concerto") at XXIV. "Rina Sala Gallo" International Piano Competition and in 2018 the Finalist Prize at the XIX. Concurso Internacional de Piano de Santander “Paloma O'Shea”.
Federico Nicoletta has a particular passion also for Opera and Lieder repertoire and for chamber music, collaborating with principal soloists of the orchestras of the Teatro alla Scala, Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Berliner Philharmoniker, London Philharmonic, Opera de Paris; he also played in ensemble for the MiTo Festival Torino, the 52nd Biennale di Venezia, the Ravenna Festival, the Auditorium of the RTSI in Lugano, the Palazzo del Quirinale Roma (live Radio3).
After graduating and post graduating in piano with Stefania Bertucci and P. De Maria in Napoli Conservatoire and Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, and in orchestral conducting in Parma with P. Veneri, he attended masterclasses with P. Badura-Skoda, P. Gililov, A. Lucchesini, C. Rosen and received the diploma summa cum laude at Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome with B. Lupo.