Andrei Petrache

Pianist and composer


The pandemic meant a slide into the unknown, but, as I am also a composer, I did not sit around idly.

Andrei Petrache – piano, composition

Exam Session” from the Suite „Autobiografemes” for solo piano
Recorded at CREART / Teatrelli – January 2022
Video concept: Virgil Oprina


I am very lucky to have had the opportunity to travel and to perform in many places, because from our experiences, our travels, the opportunities we have, we learn something new every day.

Andrei Petrache introduces himself

Recorded in January 2022


Andrei Petrache

Pianist and composer

(b. 1998, Bucharest)

He studied piano for 12 years at the “George Enescu” National College of Music (Ileana Busuioc class), from which he graduated in 2017. In parallel, he studied, as auxiliary instruments, the guitar, the flute, the double bass, the percussion. In 2021, he obtained his bachelor’s degree, specialising in classical composition, in the class of prof. DHC Dan Dediu, at the National University of Music Bucharest, currently continuing as a master student in the same specialization. At the same time, he is studying orchestral conducting, under the guidance of professor and conductor Cristian Mandeal.

Andrei is a constant presence on the concert stages in Romania, with solo piano recitals, chamber music or in various jazz or world music bands. His performances have been rewarded with over 30 awards at national and international solo piano competitions. In the field of composition, Andrei is the author of over 50 works, in different styles (classical, modern, jazz, fusion) that cover both vocal and instrumental genres, as well as electronic music, while also addressing the area of ​​film music or of choreographic shows. His works have been awarded at various national and international composition competitions (24 prizes at composition competitions) and have been presented at various concerts or festivals in Bucharest, Deva, Brașov, Târgu Mureș, Timișoara, Pitești, Ploiești, Sibiu, Cluj-Napoca, Sf. Gheorghe, Moscow, Paris, Hanover, Jerusalem, Tokyo, London, Cambridge, Brussels, Wenduine, Zeerbrugge, Aalborg.