Andrejs Osokins

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Andrejs Osokins was born in 1984 in Latvia. He gave his first solo recital at the age of 16, followed by his concerto debut with the National Orchestra of Latvia two years later playing Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1. Subsequently his performing activities have brought him recognition on the international circuit. His concerts in Montenegro, Portugal, Germany and France were received with well-deserved acclaim.

Having won First Prize in the Brant International Piano Competition, Birmingham in 2005, he achieved further success becoming the joint Second Prize winner in Porto International Piano Competition, Portugal. In 2008, Andrejs won First Prize and the Audience Prize in the 5th International J.Vitols Piano competition, Latvia. The same year he was also winner of the Beethoven Intercollegiate Piano Competition, London as well as Semi-finalist in the Montreal International Music Competition, Canada and the Liszt-Bartók International Piano Competition, Budapest.

In April 2009, Andrejs was awarded 3rd Prize in the London International Piano Competition after performing Liszt Concerto No.1 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall.

Andrejs Osokins graduated from the Latvian Academy of music in 2007 and since 2008 has been studying at the Royal Academy of music, London with Professor Hamish Milne.