Andrei Iliushkin

Andrei Iliushkin

Key Facts

  • Instrument: Piano

Biography

Since receiving his first concerto engagement at the age of ten, Andrei has been performing as a soloist in various renowned concert halls throughout the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Japan, Norway and the UK, as well as collaborating with orchestras of Moscow, Rostov, Yaroslavl and Shenzhen.

Becoming an artist of Vladimir Spivakov Foundation, Andrei has taken part in Peter de Grote Festival, ClaviCologne Piano Festival, Baikal Christmas Festival.  In recognition of his achievements, at the age of sixteen he gave a recital at Tchaikovsky’s House playing the piano of one of the greatest Russian composers.

After graduating with Honours from the Central Music School at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Andrei received ABRSM Scholarship for his Bachelor’s degree at the Royal Academy of Music where he is doing Master of Arts now with professor emeritus Christopher Elton.

Following his London debut on stage of Wigmore hall in October 2015 as a finalist of Jaques Samuel Piano Competition, Andrei has won several internal Academy prizes (Lillian Davis Beethoven Sonata Prize; Sterndale Bennett Romantic Prize), as well as Intercollegiate Beethoven Competition organised by Beethoven Piano Society of Europe.

He is a recipient of Beethoven Silver Medal and Carnwath Piano Scholarship awarded by the Worshipful Company of Musicians.  Showing a great interest in chamber music, Andrei was honoured to perform J. Brahms’ Piano Quintet with Maxim Vengerov on stage of Duke’s Hall at the RAM.  After his successful performances in 10th Hamamatsu Piano Competition and reaching semifinal, he received an award for Outstanding Merit.  Andrei is currently awarded Philharmonia Orchestra Fellowship.

Andrei is extremely grateful to Hattori Foundation, Help Musicians UK and the Worshipful Company of Musicians for support in his studies.

Musicians’ Company Awards: Beethoven Medal 2016 & Carnwath Postgraduate Piano Scholarship 2018

Page Updated: June 2019