Timo Andres

19 May 2017

Timo Andres is a Brooklyn-based composer and pianist. He is currently composing world premieres for the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Britten Sinfonia, and recently released his newest album Home Stretch (Nonesuch Records). Andres’ work The Blind Banister, a piano concerto for Jonathan Biss and The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, was a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist and was performed by the New York Philharmonic in April 2017. In 2015, Phillip Glass selected Andres as the winner of the City of Toronto Glenn Gould Protégé Prize for his performance of a piano concerto by Ingram Marshall at the National Arts Centre, Ottawa. As a pianist, he has performed at venues such as Lincoln Center, Wigmore Hall, The Phillips Collection, and (Le) Poisson Rouge. He is a member of the composers collective Sleeping Giant, and earned his MA from the Yale School of Music. In 2017, Andres served as an LOI panelist in Performance.