Andreï Korobeinikov, piano
© Irene Zandel


Marina Bower



© Irene Zandel
© Irene Zandel

Andreï Korobeinikov



A one-of-a-kind pianist, with a unique and singular touch which combines power and technical mastery with an outstanding boldness and sensibility.

Upon winning more than 20 international prizes, Andrei Korobeinikov was awarded the First Prize of the Scriabine International Piano Competition in 2004, and a year later, the Second & Audience Prize at Los Angeles’ Rachmaninoff Competition.

Atypical artist, he offers personal programmes in which poetry and literature meet music.

Since his first recital, at the age of 8, Andrei Korobeinikov has performed on some of the greatest international stages, such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, La Scala in Milan, Suntory & Hamarikyu Asahi Halls in Tokyo, Berlin Konzerthaus, Moscow Conservatory, Washington Performing Arts Center, Saint-Petersburg Philharmonia, Zurich Tonhalle, Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg, Auditorium du Louvre and Auditorium de Radio France in Paris or London Wigmore Hall.
He is also regularly invited to various Festivals, as La Roque d’Anthéron, Radio France Montpellier, Menton, Gstaad, La Folle Journée in Nantes, Tokyo & Varsovia.

Andrei Korobeinikov plays regularly with the philharmonic orchestras of Dresde, Saint-Petersburg, Moscow, St Gallen, Brême, Ural and Radio France ; the symphony orchestras of Lahti, Hamburg, Vienna, Tokyo NHK, with the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Berlin’s Konzerthausorchester as well as the Tchaïkovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France, Moscow Tchaikovsky Symphony & the Orchestra of Budapest Festival… He has played under the baton of Yuri Temirkanov, Ivan Fisher, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Okko Kamu, Antoni Wit, Alain Altinoglu, Dmitri Liss, Alexander Vedernikov, Pinchas Steinberg…

Very fond of chamber music, his partners are  the cellists Alexander Kniazev, Johannes Moser, the  violinists Vadim Repin, Dmitri Makhtin , the Borodine Quartet.

Andrei Korobeinikov recorded for Mirare all Scriabin Solo piano pieces, Shostakovich’s Piano Concertos n°1 and n°2 with the Lahti Symphony Orchestra & Okko Kamu, as well as an album dedicated to Brahms with Alexander Kniazev, recorded at the Bayerischer Rundfunk of Munich. His recordings received numerous awards (Diapason d’Or, Choc Classica…). His recent recording with Johannes Moser of Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev’s Works for Cello and Piano at Pentatone Records also received a Diapason d’Or.

Andrei expresses his multiple talents in different spheres: at the age of 17, he got his Law Degree at Moscow’s Law University and published several works, including the one on intellectual property. At the same time, he composes poetry and music, and learns Esperanto.

Born in 1986 in Russia, Andrei Korobeinikov takes his first piano lessons at the age of 5 and enters Andrei Diev’s class at the Moscow Conservatory in 2001. He graduates with the “Best musician of the decade” special distinction. The year after, he gets into the Royal College of Music in London.

Highlights of 2017/2018 include recitals in Munich, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, at the Liszt Academy in Budapest, at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, and chamber music concerts with in particular in Belgium with Johannes Moser & Dmitri Makhtin, in Vienna with Andrej Vesel and a duo recital tour with Vadim Repin in France, Russia, China and Japan. He will also perform in Salzburg with the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra & Maestro Fedoseyev, and with the Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse & Andris Poga in Toulouse.

Press review:
Even tiny is grandiose under the finger of this Russian musician.
Beverly Hills