As a charismatic and versatile artist Johan Randvere stands out as one of the brightest stars of the Estonian younger generation of pianists. Performing regularly both as a soloist and a chamber musician Randvere has appeared in venues such as New York´s Carnegie Hall and Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow.
Johan Randvere has given concerts in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Holland, Italy, Belarus, Russia and the U.S.
As a soloist he has performed with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Tymen Philharmonic Orchestra, Belarus State Radio Symphony Orchestra, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Vanemuise Symphony Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, and others under conductors such as Kristiina Poska, Risto Joost, Toomas Vavilov, Grigori Soroka, Jevgeni Shestakof, Jüri Alperten, Erki Pehk, Mihhail Gerts, Sasha Mäkilä, Kaspar Mänd, Jaan Ots and others.
Randvere has gained success in numerous national and international competitions, including I prize at the„Klaviermusik” in Vilnius (2008), I prize and Grand Prix at the Catania Music Competition in Italy (2012), I prize and Grand Prix at the “Andrea Baldi” International Piano Competition in Italy (2014), II prize at the EPTA International Piano Competition in Belgium and II prize at the VIII Estonian Nationial Competition of Pianists (2014), to name only a few.
Johan is a distinguished chamber musician and regularly performs with many outstanding Estonian musicians. The Randvere Piano Trio received the Audience Award and the Special Award of Holland Music Sessions at the contest festival “Con brio” (2010).
Johan began studying the piano at the age 7 at the Võru Music School with Merike Kapp and continued at the Tallinn Music High School with Marja Jürisson and Prof Ivari Ilja, continuing at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre with Prof Ivari Ilja. From 2012-2015 Randvere also studied at the Milan Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory with Prof Valerio Premuroso. Currently he is working on his PhD in the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in the class of Prof Ivari Ilja. Johan Randvere is a recipient of the Young Musician Award from Pille Lill Music Fund (2014).