234th Season

Andrei Korobeinikov

Piano

Was born on the 10th of July 1986 in the town Dolgoprudny in the Moscow region of Russia. Since the age of 5 he plays the piano. Since 1994 till 2006 he has got more than 20 prizes in different national and international competitions. Among them – the I prize at the III Alexander Scriabin International piano competition in Moscow (2004) and the II prize with the Audience prize at the II Sergey Rachmaninov International piano competition in Los Angeles (2005).

Andrei gave his first professional solo recital at the age of 8 at the Great Hall of the Baku State Conservatoire of Music in Azerbaijan. Since then he's performed concerts in more than 20 countries of the world: in Belgium, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan, Morocco, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, Uruguay, United States of America, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and many cities of Russian Federation.

Andrei Korobeinikov performed in the relevant halls of the world, such as the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatoire, Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Sala Verdi in Milan, Salle Alfred Cortot in Paris, Hamarikyu Asahi Hall in Tokyo, Wigmore Hall in London, Vatroslav Lisinski in Zagreb, Spanelsky sal in Prague and the Great Hall of the Saint-Petersburg's Philharmonics.

Andrei's also appeared within such festivals as La Roque d'Antheron and La Folle journee (France), Musical Kremlin (Russia), Festival de Sintra (Portugal), Yokohama International Piano Concert (Japan) and others. His performances were also broadcast by Radio France, BBC (Russian service), Orpheus Radio (Russia), TV Kultura (Russia) and Radio SODRE (Uruguay).

During his not very long career Andrei Korobeinikov has already got fantastic chances to collaborate and perform concertos with such conductors as Vladimir Ashkenazy, John Axelrod, Vakhtang Jordania, Vladimir Ziva, Constantine Orbelian, Yoshinori Kawachi, Ovidiu Balan and Edward Serov.

Andrei Korobeinikov began to take music lessons and play the piano in 1991 at the "Rovesnik" Children School of Music (in the classes of Liudmila Kazieva and Alexander Karpukhin) in Dolgoprudny (region of Moscow), where he was born;

From 1992 until 1997 he studied at the Central Special High School of Music of Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatoire (in the class of Nikolai Toropov) and the Isaac Dunaevsky Children School of Music (in the class of Natalia Sanovich);

From 1997 until 2001 he studied at the Moscow Regional College of Arts (in the class of Eduard Syomin), from which he graduated with honors;

As well since 1998 Andrei has taken master-classes from pianist Rustem Gainanov;

In 2001 he entered the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatoire (in the class of Andrei Diev), from which he graduated with honors in June 2006, having received "5+" (maximum of points with the "+") for the final state examination of solo piano recital. Therefore, graduating from the Moscow Conservatoire with honors at the age of 19, Andrei repeated Sergey Rachmaninov's unique achievement of 1892!

In 2006 Andrei Korobeinikov won the Gill & Julian Simmonds' Scholarship and entered the postgraduate course at the Royal College of Music in London (in the class of Vanessa Latarche).

In 2000 he was elected as an all-life member of the San-Marino International Academy of Science in the Art Department.

At the same time, in 1998 (at the age of 12) he entered the law faculty of the European Law University in Moscow, from which he graduated with honours in 2003 as a lawyer. Andrei has published several law scientific articles.

He speaks 3 foreign languages: English, Italian and Esperanto.


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