Simon Trpčeski

Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski has established himself as one of the most remarkable musicians to have emerged in recent years, praised not only for his impeccable technique and delicate expression but also for his warm personality and commitment to strengthening Macedonia’s reputation in the arts. In September 2011 he became the first ever recipient of the title National Artist of the Republic of Macedonia.

trpceski_simon_pc_simon_fowler_3_300Simon Trpčeski is a frequent soloist in the UK with the London Symphony, the City of Birmingham Symphony, Philharmonia, Hallé, the Royal Liverpool and the London Philharmonic orchestras. Other engagements include the Royal Concertgebouw, the Russian National and Bolshoi Theatre orchestras, DSO and RSO Berlin, WDR Cologne, MDR Leipzig, and the Rotterdam, Strasbourg, Royal Stockholm and St Petersburg philharmonic orchestras, as well as the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the San Francisco, Chicago and Baltimore symphony orchestras, among others.

Highlights from Trpčeski’s 2016/17 season include concerts alongside the Lahti Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Dresden Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Weimar, and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. His season ends in the United States, performing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

A superb recitalist, Mr. Trpčeski has received widespread acclaim for his recital recordings on the EMI label. His first recording, released in 2002, received both the Editor’s Choice and Debut Album awards at the Gramophone Awards. His latest recording is a Wigmore Hall Live recital disc released in early 2016.