Andrew von Oeyen, piano

Andrew von Oeyen has established himself as one of the most captivating pianists of his generation. Since his debut at age 16 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Esa-Pekka Salonen, Mr. von Oeyen has performed to critical acclaim in recital and orchestral appearances around the world.

Commanding an extensive and diverse repertoire, Mr. von Oeyen has performed the major concertos of the keyboard literature -- Bartok, Barber, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, Gershwin, Grieg, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Schumann, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky -- with such ensembles as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, National Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Saint Louis Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Symphony, Grant Park Orchestra, Ravinia Festival Orchestra, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Slovenian Philharmonic and Slovak Philharmonic. As both soloist and conductor he has led concerti and orchestral works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel and Kurt Weill at Spoleto Festival USA. On July 4, 2009, von Oeyen performed at the U.S. Capitol with the National Symphony in "A Capitol Fourth," reaching millions worldwide in the multi-award winning PBS live telecast.

Mr. von Oeyen has appeared in recital at Wigmore Hall and Barbican Hall in London, Lincoln Center in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, Boston's Symphony Hall, Zürich's Tonhalle, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Bolshoi Zal in St. Petersburg, Dublin's National Concert Hall, Royce Hall in Los Angeles, the Herbst Theater in San Francisco, Sala São Paulo, Teatro Olimpico in Rome, in Bucharest, Hanoi, Macau, and in every major concert hall of Japan and South Korea.

The 2011/12 season included appearances with the Prague Philharmonia, Detroit Symphony, Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic, North Carolina Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Omaha Symphony, Slovak Philharmonic, a tour with the Slovenian Philharmonic, and recitals in the US, Austria, France, Italy, Spain, Japan as well as duo recitals with violinist, Sarah Chang. In the 2012-13 season, Mr. von Oeyen returned for the third time to Japan for an extensive recital tour filmed by NHK, performed with the Detroit Symphony and Sir Andrew Davis, the Russian National Orchestra, Geneva Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonisches Orchester der Stadt Trier, Slovak Philharmonic, Sarasota Orchestra, and the Santa Rosa Symphony.

Following his award-winning 2011 CD of Liszt works under the Delos label, Mr. von Oeyen releases a new album of Debussy and Stravinsky piano works in 2013.  Forthcoming engagements in 2013/14 include Festival appearances at Ravinia, Chautauqua, Incontri di Sienna (Italy) and the Festival del Sole in Napa, California.  He performs with the Vancouver Symphony, Florida Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic, Grand Rapids Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, Oklahoma City Symphony, New West Symphony, Slovenian Philharmonic and Slovenian Radio Orchestra, in addition to solo recitals across North America, Europe and Japan.

Born in the U.S. in 1979, Andrew 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 has also worked with Alfred Brendel and Leon Fleisher. He won the 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.

February 2014 – Please discard any previously dated materials.


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