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Latvian classical concert pianist, a laureate of the world’s most prominent piano competitions, Andrejs Osokins is 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. Mr. Osokins is the founder and artistic director of the annual “Osokins Freedom Festival” in Latvia, an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) in London and Fellow of Trinity college of music (FTCM) in London. In 2008 Mr. Osokins was awarded with “The Great Music Award”, which is the highest form of state recognition in the field of music in Latvia. In 2023 Andrejs Osokins was awarded highest Latvian state award – “The Order of the Three Stars” for the organization of charity activities and concerts.


His frequent stage partners include sopranos Marina Rebeka, Inese Galante, string ensemble “Kremerata Lettonica”, actors Chulpan Khamatova, Gundars Aboliņš, Dita Lūriņa to name a few. From 2015, Andrejs became a member and an organizer of the “Three Osokins” piano dynasty project, which had become one of the most significant concert events in Latvian classical music scene. In 2015, three piano virtuosi of Osokins dynasty: brothers Andrejs and Georgijs and their father professor Sergejs Osokins played together for the first time for the fully packed Dzintari concert hall in Jūrmala and the next year their concert in Latvian National Opera was broadcasted worldwide by the German internet television Klassik.TV.


The pianist has released two solo studio albums – “Dedication” featuring music by Liszt and Schumann  (publisher “DUX Recording Producers”), “Two Worlds” that includes piano music by Debussy and Gershwin (publisher “Prima Classic”), one live album “Osokins Andrejs | Pianist — Live” (publisher “International Piano Forum”) and album “Stardiving”, featuring Andrejs Osokins original piano compositions. He has also released an album with his brother Georgijs and father Sergejs Osokins – “The Three Osokins in Latvian Piano Music” and “I Berzs, i Smilgas” together with mezzo-soprano Ieva Parša (both – publisher “Skani”). His album “Two Worlds” was nominated for the prestigious Opus Klassik Award in four nominations, including “The Best Instrumentalist of the Year”. 


He has worked with many celebrated pianists, including Paul Badura-Skoda, Christopher Elton, Michail Voskressensky, John Lill, Domenique Merlet, Arie Vardi, Bernd Goetzke, Boris Berman, Willem Brons, Rolf Hind, Dmitri Bashkirov, Stephen Kovacevic, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Volker Banfild, Jonti Solomon and Martino Tirimo.


Andrejs’ performance diary has included recitals in many high profile recital venues including the Berlin Philharmonic, 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 theater festival “Osokins Freedom Festival” in Riga, Latvia. 


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 Sinfonietta Riga Orchestra conducted by Normunds Šnē, collaboration with Kremerata Baltica orchestra and Boian Videnoff in Frankfurt Alte Oper as a part of the Messe Frankfurt, performance with Qatar Philharmonic orchestra and Maestro Pablo Mielgo, performances with Latvian National Orchestra under the button of Vladimir Fedoseyev, Yuri Simonov, Andris Poga and Vassily Sinaisky.


Mr. Osokins is a passionate advocate of contemporary piano music, working intensively with composers to initiate the creation of new music for the piano. Alongside with solo piano compositions, Andrejs has premiered two piano concerti that were dedicated to him: Juris Karlsons’ Symphony-Concerto (also known as Symphony No. 2, 2019) and Zigmars Liepins’ Piano Concerto (2023).

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