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Upon winning more than 20 international prizes, Andrei Korobeinikov was awarded the First Prize of the Scriabine International Piano Competition in 2004, and a year later, the Second & Audience Prize at Los Angeles’ Rachmaninoff Competition.
Atypical artist, he offers personal programmes in which poetry and literature meet music.
Since his first recital, at the age of 8, Andrei Korobeinikov has performed on some of the greatest international stages, such as the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, La Scala in Milan, Suntory & Hamarikyu Asahi Halls in Tokyo, Berlin Konzerthaus, Moscow Conservatory, Washington Performing Arts Center, St-Petersburg Philharmonia, Zurich Tonhalle, Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg, Auditorium du Louvre in Paris, Wigmore Hall in London…
He is also regularly invited to Festivals, as La Roque d’Anthéron, Montpellier, Menton, Gstaad, La Folle Journée in Nantes, Tokyo & Varsovia.
Andrei Korobeinikov plays regularly with the philharmonic orchestras of Dresde, St-Petersburg, Moscow, Radio France, with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Berlin’s Konzerthausorchester; the symphony orchestras of NHK, Lahti, Hamburg, Vienna, Tchaikovsky, Orchestre National de France & the Orchestra of Budapest’s Festival… He has played under the baton of Yuri Temirkanov, Ivan Fisher, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Okko Kamu, Antoni Wit, Alain Altinoglu, Dmitri Liss, Alexander Vedernikov, Pinchas Steinberg…
He plays chamber music with cellists Alexander Kniazev & Johannes Moser, as well as violinists Dmitri Makhtin & Vadim Repin, and the Borodine Quartet.
Andrei Korobeinikov recorded at Mirare all of Scriabin Solo piano pieces, Shostakovich’s Piano Concertos n°1 and n°2 with the Lahti Symphony Orchestra & Okko Kamu, as well as an album dedicated to Brahms with Alexander Kniazev, recorded at the Bayerischer Rundfunk of Munich. His recordings received multiple awards more than once (Diapason d’Or, Choc Classica…). His recent recording with Johannes Moser of Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev’s Works for Cello and Piano at Pentatone Records also received a Diapason d’Or.
Andrei expresses his multiple talents in different spheres: at the age of 17, he got his Law Degree at Moscow’s Law University and published several works, including the one on intellectual property. At the same time, he composes poetry and music, and learns Esperanto.
Born in 1986 in Russia, Andrei Korobeinikov takes his first piano lessons at the age of 5 and enters Andrei Diev’s class at the Moscow Conservatory in 2001. He graduates with the “Best musician of the decade” special distinction. The year after, he gets into the Royal College of Music in London.
The season 2016/2017 was marked by concerts by philharmonic orchestras of Brême, St-Petersburg, St Gallen, and Ural Philharmonic Orchestra or Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra. He gave recitals at the Auditorium de Radio France in Paris, in Fribourg, Leipzig, and at the Festival Radio France in Montpellier and at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam; as well as chamber music concerts, in Italy and Belgium with Vadim Repin, in Germany with Johannes Moser and in Asia with Alexander Kniazev.
Highlights of 2017/2018 include recitals in Munich and Dachau, in Amiens and at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, at the Liszt Academy in Budapest, at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, and chamber music concerts in Belgium with Johannes Moser & Dmitri Makhtin, in Vienna with Andrej Vesel and a duo recital with Vadim Repin in Aix-en-Provence. He will also perform in Salzburg with the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra & Maestro Fedoseyev, and with the Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse & Andris Poga in Toulouse.
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