Andrew von Oeyen
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2000 GILMORE ARTIST Andrew von Oeyen
Since his debut at age 16 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Esa-Pekka Salonen, Mr. von Oeyen has extended his interpretive voice to a broad spectrum of repertoire as both a soloist and recitalist. He has collaborated with such ensembles as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Mariinsky Orchestra, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony, Ravinia Festival Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony, and many more. As both soloist and conductor he has led concerti and orchestral works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel, and Kurt Weill. On July 4, 2009, he performed at the US Capitol with the National Symphony in “A Capitol Fourth,” reaching millions worldwide in the award-winning PBS live telecast.
Mr. von Oeyen has appeared in recital at major venues worldwide, including Wigmore Hall and Barbican Hall in London, Lincoln Center in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Zürich’s Tonhalle, Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Hall, St. Petersburg’s Philharmonia, and in every major concert hall of Japan and South Korea. Festival appearances include Aspen, Ravinia, Grant Park, Mainly Mozart, Saratoga, Spoleto, Brevard, Chautauqua and the Mariinsky’s “Stars of the White Nights.”
Mr. von Oeyen has recorded extensively. In 2016 he signed with Warner Classics, releasing his debut album under that label in 2017.
Mr. von Oeyen began his piano studies at age 5 and made his solo orchestral debut at age 10. An alumnus of Columbia University and graduate of The Juilliard School, where his principal teachers were Herbert Stessin and Jerome Lowenthal, he also worked with Alfred Brendel and Leon Fleisher. He won the prestigious Gilmore Young Artist Award in 1999 and also took First Prize in the Leni Fe Bland Foundation National Piano Competition in 2001. Mr. von Oeyen lives in Paris and Los Angeles.