Andrei Korobeinikov was born in 1986 in Dolgoprudny, Moscow Region. He started to play the piano at the age of five and at the age of seven he won the 1st prize at the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition for Young Musicians (Khimki and Klin, Moscow Region). In 2006 graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory where he studied with Andrei Diev, and afterwards he did a postgraduate course at the same conservatory with the same professor, and studied with Vanessa Latarche at the Royal College of Music (London). At the same time, Andrei Korobeinikov got a degree in law. In 2003 he graduated from the European University of Law Justo in Moscow; in 2004–2007 he completed his postgraduate course at the Lomonosov Moscow State University (Department of Civil Law).
Has won the 1st prize at the Scriabin International Piano Competition in Moscow (2004), the 2nd prize and the audience prize at the Rachmaninoff International Piano Competition in Los Angeles (2005), special prize of the Moscow Conservatory and the diploma for best performance of music by Tchaikovsky at the XIII Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow (2007).
Andrei Korobeinikov has performed concerts in more than 40 countries of the world and has cooperated with many musicians including Iván Fischer, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Leonard Slatkin, Alexander Vedernikov, Okko Kamu, Jean-Claude Casadesus, Antoni Wit, Gintaras Rinkevicius, Alain Altinoglu, Maxim Shostakovich, Alexander Rudin, Mikhail Pletnev, Vakhtang Jordania, Dmitri Liss, Vadim Repin, Dmitri Makhtin, Alexander Kniazev, Johannes Moser and Henri Demarquette. He has appeared with the Borodin Quartet, the Philharmonia Orchestra (London), the Orchestre National de France, the NHK Symphony Orchestra (Tokyo), the NDR Symphonieorchester, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Budapest Festival Orchestra, the Sinfonia Varsovia, the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia (Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra), the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra and many other Russian and European orchestras.
Recorded discs of works by Scriabin, Shostakovich, Beethoven, Elgar, Grieg on the labels Olympia, Classical Records, Mirare, Naxos. The pianist’s CDs comprising works by Scriabin (Mirare, 2008) and Shostakovich (Mirare, 2012) have been given the most prestigious awards of French musical critics, Diapason d’Or, Diapason découverte and Choc.