Andrew von oeyen

Andrew von Oeyen (born November 12, 1979) is an American classical pianist.

Education

He began piano lessons at age five in Los Angeles and made his solo orchestral debut at age ten. At age 16, he made his debut with Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In 1998, after graduating from high school at Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica, California, he moved to New York City to study at the Juilliard School and Columbia University, where his teachers were Herbert Stessin and Jerome Lowenthal. He also worked privately with Alfred Brendel and Leon Fleisher.

Career

Von Oeyen has performed extensively in recital and orchestral appearances around the world. He has appeared as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Detroit Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony, Saint Louis Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Singapore Symphony, Utah Symphony, Chicago's Grant Park Festival Orchestra, Pacific Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic, Slovenian and Slovak Philharmonics, among others.

Von Oeyen has appeared in recital at Wigmore Hall and Barbican Hall in London, Lincoln Center in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, Symphony Hall, Boston, Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, 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, Vietnam, Macau, and in all the major concert halls of Japan and South Korea. He regularly appears at festivals including Aspen, Ravinia, Saratoga, Mainly Mozart, Grand Teton, Grant Park, Spoleto Festival USA, Gilmore, Festival del Sole (Napa Valley) and "Piano en Valois" (France). He has also toured extensively with violinist Sarah Chang throughout Europe, the United States and Asia.

On July 4, 2009, von Oeyen performed at the U.S. Capitol with the National Symphony Orchestra in "A Capitol Fourth," reaching millions worldwide in the PBS live telecast.

He won the Bronislaw Kaper Award from the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1996, the Gilmore Young Artist Award in 1999, and also took First Prize in the Leni Fe Bland Foundation National Piano Competition in 2001.

Andrew von Oeyen lives in New York and Paris.

Discography

  • Liszt Piano Music, Label: Delos International/Naxos B004GX91XO
  • NEW DIGITAL RELEASE: "Andrew von Oeyen Live in Recital"
  • To be released October 2013: "Debussy/Stravinsky/Newman"

References

Sources

  • Johnson, Lawrence B., "DSO's surprise pianist is a genuine Rach star", Detroit News, May 24, 2008. Accessed 12 November 2008.
  • Delacoma, Wynne, "Villaume conducts memorable Grant Park debut", Chicago Sun-Times, July 11, 2005. Accessed 19 December 2007.
  • Lee Hyo-won, Korea Times, 12 July 2009. Accessed 9 April 2010.
  • Page, Tim "Andrew von Oeyen, Keenly Attuned to Liszt's Grand Design", Washington Post, May 7, 2007. Accessed 18 December 2007.
  • PBS, A Capitol Fourth in High Definition

External links

  • Andrew von Oeyen official web site

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