Johan Randvere was born in Tallinn.
He began his piano studies at the age of 7 in the Võru Music School. From year 2003 he went to the Tallinn Music High School where he studied with Prof. Ivari Ilja and Marja Jürisson. In 2012 he graduated the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre with prof. Ivari Ilja. He has studied also at the Consevatorio G. Verdi di Milano with Prof. Valerio Premuroso. He has received his Master’s Degree at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. He has also taken part in masterclasses conducted by Andrei Gavrilov, Ronan O’Hora, Rolf Plagge, Hui-Ying Liu-Tawastsjerna, Julian Martin and Frederic Ržewski.
Johan Randvere has successfully participated in numerous competitions in Estonia and abroad: Competition “Klaviermusik” in Vilnius, Lithuania 2008 (I prize and special prize), 10th EPTA (European Piano Teachers Association) competition in Waterloo, Belgum 2010 ( II prize), Competition for musicans in Catania 2012 ( I prize and a Grand Prix ), Competition “Luciano Luciani” in Italy 2013, ( III place), Competition “Coop” in Italy 2013 ( II prize ), Competition “Andrea Baldi” 2014 in Bologna ( I prize and a Grand Prix ). VIII Estonian National Pianists Competition ( II prize ). Johan was selected to be the “Musician of the year 2014” of the Pille Lill Music Fund.
Johan Randvere has given concerts in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Italy, Vatican, Belarus, Sweden, Germany, Finland, USA and Canada. He has performed as a soloist and as a chamber musician in all the main Estonian concert halls and such concert halls as The Grand Hall of Minsk Filharmony, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Carnegie Hall, Puccini hall in Milano among others.
He has performed together with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Vanemuise Symphony Orchestra, Belarus State Academic Radio Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Molodehno Music College among others.
He has worked with conductors such as Risto Joost, Paul Mägi, Sasha Mäkilä, Grigori Soroka, Jüri Alperten, Toomas Vavilov, Erki Pehk, Kaspar Mänd among others.
EMTA Symphony Orchestra / Conductor TOOMAS VAVILOV, soloist JOHAN RANDVERE (piano)