Andrei Iliushkin

Award: Postgraduate Award

Year: 2018

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Piano

Location: Royal Academy of Music

Andrei Iliushkin-piano. 
Andrei is currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music, London, with professor emeritus Christopher Elton. 
He is the winner of many International competitions in Russia, Italy, USA. Andrei has had the opportunity to perform as a soloist with symphonic orchestras of Moscow, Rostov and Yaroslavl. In 2009 and 2011 he was invited to give recitals in Norway. In recognition of his achievements Andrei was honored to give a recital in Tchaikovsky's house and play the piano of Tchaikovsky. As a scholar of Vladimir Spivakov Charity Foundation Andrei had concerts in Holland (Peter the Great Festival, 2013 and 2014), in Germany (ClaviCologne Piano Festival), participated in Baikal Christmas Festival (Russia, 2014). In October 2015 Andrei had an opportunity to play a recital in Wigmore Hall, London, as a finalist of Jaques Samuel Piano Competiton. In August 2016 Andrei played in pre-selections of Feruccio Busoni Piano competition and was accepted to the finals which will take place in 2017. 
He is the winner of Lillian Davis Beethoven piano competition and Sterndale Bennett Prize at the Academy as well as Intercollegiate Beethoven Piano Competition organised by Beethoven Piano Society of Europe. In October 2017 he was awarde Worshipful Company of Musicians Beethoven Silver Medal.
In January 2017 Andrei became BBC Classical Introducing artist. As well as giving solo concerts he is also interested in chamber music playing with different chamber ensembles at the Royal Academy. In February 2017 Andrei was honored to perform Brahms Piano Quintet with Maxim Vengerov in Duke's Hall of RAM. In June 2017 he got 6th prize in Shenzhen Piano Concerto competition. He was selected to take part in a music festival Encuentro de Santander in July 2017. Andrei was taken on board of Philharmonia Orchestra Fellowship in 2018/19 season.