Andrejs Osokins
piano | Latvia, °1984
 
PIANO 2010 : Laureate
Laureate of the several international piano competitions, including the Leeds, Rubinstein, Long-Thibaud and Queen Elisabeth, London-based musician Andrejs Osokins is one of the most sought-after Latvian pianists. He was described by critics as impeccably stylish, praised for his powerful intellect and charisma, wide expressive sound palette, notably convincing in many different styles of music. Born in 1984, he began playing piano at the age of five and gave his first solo recital at the age of 14. After graduating at the Latvian Academy of Music and winning the Yamaha Scholarship Award, he moved to London to study at the Trinity College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, with Hamish Milne.

He has worked with many celebrated pianists, including Michail 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.

Andrejs Osokins' performance diary has included recitals in many high profile recital venues including Wigmore Hall, Westminster Cathedral, St-Martin-in-the-Fields, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Drapers Hall in London, La Monnaie in Brussels, Gasteig in Munich, the Great Guild Hall of Riga and Rachmaninov Hall in Moscow. He has had the honour of performing with prestigious orchestras including the National Orchestra of Belgium, conducted by Marin Alsop, the Hallé orchestra with Sir Mark Elder, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France with Darrell Ang, the London Philharmonic Orchestra with James Judd, the Latvian National Symphony orchestra, conducted by Yuri Simonov, the Sinfonietta Riga and the Kremerata Baltica.
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Final 2010: Andrejs Osokins
Semi-final 2010: Andrejs Osokins - concerto
Semi-final 2010: Andrejs Osokins - recital
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Programme
Final (27/05/2010)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata n. 5 in G major KV 283
Minje Jeon Target
Sergey Prokofiev Concerto n. 3 in C major op. 26
Andrejs Osokins, piano
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Marin Alsop
Semi-final

Récital (12/05/2010)

Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata n. 32 in C minor op. 111
Franz Liszt Ständchen (after F. Schubert)
Franz Liszt Seliger Tod
Franz Liszt Liebesträume
Jean-Luc Fafchamps Back to the Sound
Maurice Ravel Scarbo
Andrejs Osokins, piano

Concerto (15/05/2010)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 17 in G major KV 453
Andrejs Osokins, piano
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Paul Goodwin
First round (06/05/2010)
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue n. 8 in E flat minor BWV 853
Franz Liszt - Robert Schumann Widmung
Fryderyk Chopin Etude in A minor op. 10/2
György Ligeti Etude n. 10 "Der Zauberlehrling"
Andrejs Osokins, piano
Piano 2020 postponed to May 2021
How the competition unfolds
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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