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Andrejs OSOKINS has reaped awards in the most prestigious pianist competitions in the world, including: Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv, Long Thibaud International Competition in Paris, Leeds International Piano Competition, and Queen Elisabeth International Pianist Competition in Brussels. According to the critics, the pianist has “hypnotic personal charm, extensive and expressive musical pallette, and an unusually confident grasp of a variety of musical styles”. Laureate of Latvia’s Grand Music Award 2008.

The highlights of the most recent concert season are: Andrejs’ return to the Berlin Philharmonic with Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto no. 1; performance with the Kremerata Baltica Orchestra at the Alte Oper Concert Hall in Frankfurt; performance of Serge Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto no. 2 with conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev and the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra; concert The Three Osokins and the Opera at the Latvian National Opera; a visit to the legendary Konzerthaus Berlin to perform Serge Rachmaninoff’s piano concertos with Georgijs Osokins; a recital at the La Verdi Concert Hall in Milan. Andrejs has recorded and released two solo albums. Creator of concert production A Hundred Years with Piaf and jazz stage production After Midnight in collaboration with pianist and singer Katrīna Gupalo.

Concert performances with the Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, the Hallé Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland; performed with conductors sir Mark Elder, Marin Alsop, Yuri Simonov, James Judd, and others. Performances at the Wigmore Hall, St Martin in the Fields, and the Kings Place Concert Hall in London, Gasteig Concert Hall in Munich, La Monnaie Concert Hall in Brussels, Opera Comique Hall in Paris, Birmingham Symphony Hall, and others.

Andrejs Osokins is also an expert chamber musician. His duet Duo LV with the virtuoso violinist Kristīne Balanas has already garnered widespread audience acclaim in Latvia and Great Britain. The duet’s main goal is the promotion of Latvian music in the world – their repertoire includes compositions by both classical and contemporary Latvian composers. The pianist also performs with the orchestra Kremerata Baltica String Quartet Quattro Baltica.

In addition, Andrejs Osokins is an important contributor to the education and encouragement of young pianists – the pianist regularly organises and teaches workshops in Latvia and abroad.