Adrew von Oeyen

Adrew von Oeyen

born on 12/11/1979 in United States

Andrew von Oeyen

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Andrew von Oeyen (born November 12, 1979) is an internationally acclaimed concert 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.

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, Vancouver Symphony, and Berlin Symphony Orchestra 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), Schubertiade (Austria) 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 Gilmore Young Artist Award (1999), and First Prize in the Leni Fe Bland Foundation National Piano Competition (2001).

Andrew von Oeyen lives in Paris and Los Angeles.

Discography

  • Liszt Piano Music, Label: Delos International/Naxos B004GX91XO
  • Digital Release: "Andrew von Oeyen Live in Recital, " Label: V&V Records (Amazon)
  • Debussy Stravinsky Newman, Label: Delos 3412

References

Sources

  • Kaczmarczyk, Jeffrey, "Grand Rapids Symphony, pianist Andrew von Oeyen, triumphant success with all-Russian program", m.live.com, February 1, 2014.
  • Herman, Kenneth, "Andrew von Oeyen Makes Stunning Debut in Schumann Concerto", San Diego Arts, January 16, 2012.
  • 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, "Sarah Chang Aims to Cast Off Prodigy Label", 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

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