Pianist Simon Trpčeski

Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski is praised not only for his impeccable technique and delicate expression, but also for his warm personality and commitment to strengthening Macedonia’s cultural image.

He has appeared with the world’s finest orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw, and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra among others. His many recordings have garnered widespread acclaim. His first recording in 2002 received the “Editor’s Choice” and “Debut Album” awards at the Gramophone Awards, and his 2010 and 2011 recordings won the Diapason d’Or de l’année.

Mr. Trpčeski is a graduate of the School of Music at the University of St. Cyril and St. Methodius in Skipje, where he studied with Professor Boris Romanov. In addition to his international engagements, he currently teaches as a faculty member at his alma mater.

Awards & Recognition

2011 National Artist of the Republic of Macedonia Award
2009 Presidential Order of Merit for Macedonia
2003 Young Artist Award, Royal Philharmonic Society
2001-2003 BBC New Generation Scheme
Winner of international piano competitions in the United Kingdom, Italy, and the Czech Republic

Trpceski….tackled the work with tireless bravura and keen musicality.

The Baltimore Sun, 2013

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Concert Program

LaSells Stewart Center —  March 1, 2015

Brahms

Three Intermezzi, Op. 117
Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24

Ravel

Valses nobles et sentimentales

Schubert/Liszt

Soirees de Vienne, Nos. 5 and 6

Liszt

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

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