“Andrew von Oeyen leaves you convinced that he can do absolutely anything he likes with a keyboard.”
The Chicago Tribune
Andrew von Oeyen, of German and Dutch origin, was born in the U.S. He 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 prestigious Gilmore Young Artist Award in 1999 and also took First Prize in the Leni Fe Bland Foundation National Piano Competition in 2001.
Since his debut at age 16 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Esa-Pekka Salonen, Andrew von Oeyen has excelled in a broad spectrum of concerto repertoire – Bartok, Barber, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Fauré, 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, Saint Louis Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Mariinsky Orchestra, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic. As both soloist and conductor he has led concerti and orchestral works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel and Kurt Weill. 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.
Andrew von Oeyen has appeared in recital at Wigmore Hall and Barbican Hall in London, Lincoln Center in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Boston’s Symphony Hall, Zürich’s Tonhalle, Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Hall, St Petersburg’s Philharmonia, Dublin’s National Concert Hall, Royce Hall in Los Angeles, Herbst Theater in San Francisco, Sala São Paulo, Teatro Olimpico in Rome, in Mexico City, Hanoi, Macau, and in every major concert hall of Japan and South Korea. Festival appearances include Aspen, Ravinia, Grant Park, Mainly Mozart, Saratoga, Spoleto, and the Mariinsky’s Stars of the White Nights in St Petersburg.
Andrew von Oeyen’s 2017–2018 engagements include, among others, his Vienna debut in the Wiener Konzerthaus performing Leonard Bernstein’s Age of Anxiety, appearances with the Mariinsky Orchestra, Dallas Opera Orchestra, Prague Philharmonia, Memphis Symphony, Sarasota Orchestra, Slovenian Philharmonic, Slovak Philharmonic, Sacramento Symphony, Pasadena Symphony, and recitals throughout Europe and the US. He will also return to the Royal Opera House, Muscat, for the Sultanate of Oman’s New Year’s Eve Gala. Other 2018 engagements include concerts with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Teatro La Fenice Orchestra, and Jerusalem Symphony.
Andrew von Oeyen lives in Paris and Los Angeles.
Information for April 2018