Andrew Zolinsky

Pianist Andrew Zolinsky is one of the most distinctive musical voices of his generation.  With a repertoire ranging from Haydn to the present day, his unique style of programming and his individual interpretations have secured performances at many prestigious venues and festivals.

In the contemporary field, he is closely associated with the music of Unsuk Chin, James Clarke, Laurence Crane, Donnacha Dennehey, Michael Finnissy, David Lang, Valentin Silvestrov and Michael Zev Gordon.

Andrew has performed with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, London Sinfonietta, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra and the Orchestre National de Lorraine, and has worked under the batons of such distinguished conductors as Stefan Asbury, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Martyn Brabbins, Nicholas Cleobury, Thierry Fischer, Charles Hazlewood, Owain Arwel Hughes, Grant Llewellyn, Diego Masson, David Robertson and Pascal Rophe.  In addition to concerts in the UK, he has also given concerts in the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, New York, Spain and Taiwan.

Andrew has recorded for Cantaloupe, Guild and NMC.  Paul Driver in the Sunday Times chose Andrew’s recording of solo piano music by Michael Zev Gordon (NMC), as one of the TOP TEN CONTEMPORARY CD’S OF 2009. 

More recently, Andrew has performed at the Royal Festival Hall in London (Gerard Grisey’s Vortex temporum with members of the Philharmonia orchestra conducted by Pascal Rophe), the International Piano Series at the South Bank Centre, London, Le poisson rouge (New York), the Venice Biennale and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. 

Andrew is a professor of piano at the Royal College of Music and at Goldsmiths, University of London.