Andrejs Osokins



Latvian classical concert pianist Andrejs Osokins is a laureate of the world’s most prominent piano competitions, including Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv, the Long-Thibaud International Competition in Paris, the Leeds International Piano Competition and the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition in Brussels, as well as a laureate of the 5th Inter-national German Piano Award presented by International Piano Forum in Frankfurt. In 2021 his solo album «Two Worlds» was nominated to prestigious Opus Klassik Award in four nominations, includ-ing «The Best Instrumentalist of the Year». 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.

Andrejs’ performance diary has included recitals in many high profile recital venues including the Berlin Philharmonie, the Great Hall of Konzerthaus Berlin, Frankfurt’s Alte Oper; Milan’s La Verdi concert hall, National Concert Hall in Dublin, Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, the St Martin in the Fields and Kings Place concert hall in London, Gasteig concert hall in Munich, La Monnaie concert hall in Brussels, Opera Comique in Paris and the Symphony Hall in Birmingham. During 2020 he gave numerous highly praised online recitals broadcasted around the world and founded his own classical music, arts and theatre festival «Osokins festival @152» in Riga, Latvia.

Mr. Osokins has had the honor of performing with prestigious orchestras including the National Or-chestra of Belgium, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Manchester’s The Hallé Sym-phony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Dublin’s RTÉ National Symphony Orches-tra, Kremerata Baltica orchestra, Latvian National Symphony orchestra, and under button of Sir Mark Elder, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Marin Alsop, Yuri Simonov, Bojan Videnov, Pablo Mielgo, Andris Poga, Ainārs Rubiķis and James Judd.

Among his stage partners are an opera singer Marina Rebeka, violinists Vineta Sareika, Kristīne Balanas and Magdalena Geka, cellists Margarita Balanas and Ruslan Vilensky and Kremerata Bal-tica string quartet Quattro Baltica. In 2015 the project «The Three Osokins» has been founded, where Andrejs Osokins performs together with his father, pianist Sergejs Osokins and brother Georgijs Osokins.

Mr. Osokins is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM), London. In 2008 Andrejs was awarded with «The Great Music Award», which is the highest form of state recognition in the field of music in Latvia.

The pianist has released three solo albums — «Osokins Andrejs | Pianist — Live in Kursaal Bad Cannstatt» (publisher «International Piano Forum»), «Dedication» (publisher «DUX Recording Producers») and «Two Worlds» (publisher «Prima Classic»), as well as a studio album by The Three Osokins «The Three Osokins in Latvian Piano Music».