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Andrejs Osokins

Beloved by the public, Andrejs Osokins is laureate of the world's most important piano competitions, including the 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. Critics praise him for his "powerful charisma, wide and expressive sound palette, and being notably convincing in many different styles of music".


Highlights of recent concert seasons include a return to the Berlin Philharmonic with Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto no. 1, a performance with Kremerata Baltica in Frankfurt's Alte Oper, a performance of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto no. 2 with conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev and the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, concert programme The Three Osokins, a guest concert at the legendary Konzerthaus Berlin with his brother Georgijs Osokins to play Rachmaninoff, and a solo concert at Auditorium La Verdi in Milan He has recorded and released two solo albums. Together with pianist and singer Katrīna Gupalo, Osokins has created the concert programme 100 Years with Piaf and the jazz-theatre production After Midnight, he has also successfully collaborated with sisters Kristīne and Margarita Balanas.


Winner of the Latvian Grand Music Award 2008 in the category Debut of the Year. He has taken the stage with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonietta Rīga chamber orchestra, National Orchestra of Belgium, Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, Manchester's The Hallé symphony orchestra, Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, and Dublin's RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, collaborating with conductors such as Sir Mark Elder, Marin Alsop, Yuri Simonov, Bojan Videnov, and James Judd. He has performed at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Wigmore Hall, Gasteig concert hall in Munich, La Monnaie concert hall in Belgium, and elsewhere.


Andrejs Osokins regularly gives masterclasses in Latvia and abroad, and teaches piano at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music. In 2018, Andrejs Osokins was given the honour of being elected Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.

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