The most prestigious piano competitions in the world, including the Leeds, Rubinstein, Long-Thibaud and Queen Elisabeth competitions, as well as the International German Pianist Award, London-based musician Andrejs Osokins is one of the most sought-after Latvian pianists. He was described by critics as impeccably stylish and praised for his distinctive intellect and charisma as well as for his broad expressive sound palette. In addition, Andrejs Osokins convinces in many different musical styles.

Highlights of the 2016 season include appearances in prestigious concert halls across Europe, such as the La Verdi auditorium in Milan, the legendary Berliner Philharmonie and the Alte Oper Frankfurt, where he was a public award winner at the International German Pianist Award a year ago. His other plans have already been finalized - a collaboration with the Kremarata Baltica Orchestra at the Alte Oper Frankfurt, a concert with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra under maestro Vladimir Fedoseyev and a performance at the Katara Cultural Village Opera House with Maestro Pablo Mielgo.

Born in 1984, Andrejs Osokins began playing the piano at the age of five and performed his first solo concert at the age of 14. After graduating from the Latvian Academy of Music and receiving the Yamaha Scholarship Award, Andrejs Osokins moved to London and began his studies at Trinity College of Music, where he graduated with both Licenciate and Fellowship degrees. He also won the Trinity College Music Competition for his performance of a Mozart Piano Concerto. In September 2008, Andrejs Osokins joined the Royal Academy of Music and studied there under the direction of Hamish Milne. He won the Lillian Davies Prize and the Christian Carpenter

Piano Concert Award and graduated in the Master of Arts in Performance degree program in July 2011. His talent and intelligence have earned him high praise in a variety of prestigious international competitions. In April 2015 he was awarded the Audience Award of the 5th International German Piano Award, which is awarded by the International Piano Forum. Other accolades include 4th Prize at the Arthur Rubinstein Piano Masters Competition (2014), 4th Prize at the International Piano Competition in Leeds (2012), 3rd Prize at the International Piano Competition in Dublin (2012), one Award Winner of the International Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition, Brussels (2010), 1st Prize at the Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition, London (2008), 3rd Prize at the International Piano Competition London, London (2009), and 1st Prize at the International J Vitols Pianist Competition, Riga (2008). In 2009, Andrejs Osokins was awarded the Liela Muzikas Balva, the most prestigious music award in Latvia.

He has worked with many acclaimed pianists, including Paul Badura-Skoda, Mikhail Voskressensky, John Lill, Christopher Elton, Domenique Merlet, Arie Vardi, Bernd Goetzke, Boris Berman, Willem Brons, Rolf Hind, Stephen Kovacevic, Volker Banfild, Jonti Solomon and Martino Tirimo.

Andrej's Osokins' performance calendar features concerts at many prestigious venues, including the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Berlin Philharmonic, Wigmore Hall, Westminster Cathedral, St-Martin-in-the-Fields, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Drapers Hall in London, the Auditorium di Milano LaVerdi in Milan, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, the Gasteig in Munich, the Great Guild Hall of Riga and the Rachmaninow Hall in Moscow. Andrejs Osokins had the honor of performing with prestigious orchestras, including the Orchester National de Belgique under the direction of Marin Alsop, the Hallé Orchestra with Sir Mark Elder, the Orchester Philharmonique de Radio France with Darrell Ang, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra with James Judd, the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yuri Simonov, the Sinfonietta Riga Orchestra conducted by Normunds Šnē and the Kremerata-Baltica Chamber Orchestra.

 

 

The most prestigious piano competitions in the world, including the Leeds, Rubinstein, Long-Thibaud and Queen Elisabeth competitions, as well as the International German Pianist Award, London-based musician Andrejs Osokins is one of the most sought-after Latvian pianists. He was described by critics as impeccably stylish and praised for his distinctive intellect and charisma as well as for his broad expressive sound palette. In addition, Andrejs Osokins convinces in many different musical styles.

Highlights of the 2016 season include appearances in prestigious concert halls across Europe, such as the La Verdi auditorium in Milan, the legendary Berliner Philharmonie and the Alte Oper Frankfurt, where he was a public award winner at the International German Pianist Award a year ago. His other plans have already been finalized - a collaboration with the Kremarata Baltica Orchestra at the Alte Oper Frankfurt, a concert with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra under maestro Vladimir Fedoseyev and a performance at the Katara Cultural Village Opera House with Maestro Pablo Mielgo.

Born in 1984, Andrejs Osokins began playing the piano at the age of five and performed his first solo concert at the age of 14. After graduating from the Latvian Academy of Music and receiving the Yamaha Scholarship Award, Andrejs Osokins moved to London and began his studies at Trinity College of Music, where he graduated with both Licenciate and Fellowship degrees. He also won the Trinity College Music Competition for his performance of a Mozart Piano Concerto. In September 2008, Andrejs Osokins joined the Royal Academy of Music and studied there under the direction of Hamish Milne. He won the Lillian Davies Prize and the Christian Carpenter

Piano Concert Award and graduated in the Master of Arts in Performance degree program in July 2011. His talent and intelligence have earned him high praise in a variety of prestigious international competitions. In April 2015 he was awarded the Audience Award of the 5th International German Piano Award, which is awarded by the International Piano Forum. Other accolades include 4th Prize at the Arthur Rubinstein Piano Masters Competition (2014), 4th Prize at the International Piano Competition in Leeds (2012), 3rd Prize at the International Piano Competition in Dublin (2012), one Award Winner of the International Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition, Brussels (2010), 1st Prize at the Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition, London (2008), 3rd Prize at the International Piano Competition London, London (2009), and 1st Prize at the International J Vitols Pianist Competition, Riga (2008). In 2009, Andrejs Osokins was awarded the Liela Muzikas Balva, the most prestigious music award in Latvia.

He has worked with many acclaimed pianists, including Paul Badura-Skoda, Mikhail Voskressensky, John Lill, Christopher Elton, Domenique Merlet, Arie Vardi, Bernd Goetzke, Boris Berman, Willem Brons, Rolf Hind, Stephen Kovacevic, Volker Banfild, Jonti Solomon and Martino Tirimo.

Andrej's Osokins' performance calendar features concerts at many prestigious venues, including the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Berlin Philharmonic, Wigmore Hall, Westminster Cathedral, St-Martin-in-the-Fields, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Drapers Hall in London, the Auditorium di Milano LaVerdi in Milan, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, the Gasteig in Munich, the Great Guild Hall of Riga and the Rachmaninow Hall in Moscow. Andrejs Osokins had the honor of performing with prestigious orchestras, including the Orchester National de Belgique under the direction of Marin Alsop, the Hallé Orchestra with Sir Mark Elder, the Orchester Philharmonique de Radio France with Darrell Ang, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra with James Judd, the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yuri Simonov, the Sinfonietta Riga Orchestra conducted by Normunds Šnē and the Kremerata-Baltica Chamber Orchestra.

 

 

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