Piano Recital March 2014
Exposed is delighted to announce that in mid-March 2014 we will host a very special concert, in collaboration with Steinway, featuring renowned international pianist, Andrejs Osokins, one of the brightest young talents on the classical music scene. Complete with drinks and canapés, the evening will also provide an opportunity to meet with the artist himself. Numbers will be strictly limited and full details will be announced during February.
Latvian pianist, Andrejs Osokins was born in 1984. Having studied the piano from an early age, in 2003 he was accepted to study piano at the Latvian Academy of Music where he won the Yamaha Scholarship Award. In 2004 Andrejs moved to England and began his studies at Trinity College of Music, where he received both a Licenciate and Fellowship Diploma. He also won the Trinity College Music Competition for his performance of a Mozart concerto. In September 2008 Andrejs joined the Royal Academy of Music, studying on the postgraduate programme under the guidance of Hamish Milne. He has won the Lillian Davies Prize and Christian Carpenter Piano Recital Prize at the Royal Academy of Music.
Andrejs has participated in numerous international piano competitions. These includewinning the 4th Prize in the Leeds Piano Competition (2012), the 3rd Prize in the Dublin International Piano Competition (2012), a Laureate of Long-Thibaud-Crespin Piano Competition (2012), a Laureate of Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition, Brussels (2010), the 1st Prize in the Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition, London (2008), the 3rd in the London International Piano competition, London (2009), the 1st Prize in the International J.Vitols Piano Competition, Riga (2008) and the Laureate of Latvian Great Music Award (2008).
Andrejs’ 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. Andrejs has had the honour of performing with prestigious orchestras including the Orchestre National de Belgique, conducted by Marin Alsop, the Hallé orchestra with Sir Mark Elder, 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 Orchestra and Kremerata Baltica Chamber orchestra.