September 18, 1979 - Skopje (Macedonia)
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Simon Trpčeski, has established himself as one of the most remarkable young musicians to have emerged in recent years, playing with many of the world’s great orchestras and delighting audiences world-wide. Born in the Republic of Macedonia, he has won prizes in international piano competitions in the UK (London International Piano Competition 2000), Czech Republic and Italy. He was a member of the BBC New Generation Scheme 2001 – 2003 and in May 2003 he was awarded the ‘Young Artist Award’ by the Royal Philharmonic Society.
Simon Trpčeski has released four recital recordings for EMI Classics. The most recent, a Debussy recital disc, like its predecessors gathered widespread critical acclaim.
Highlights of Simon Trpčeski’s coming season include return visits to the Philharmonia and the London Philharmonic, London Symphony, Scottish Chamber, Bournemouth Symphony and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestras. In addition he will perform with Winterthur, Royal Flanders, St Peterburg Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony and Chicago Symphony Orchestras and will tour Europe with the Russian National Orchestra. Other engagements include recitals in Paris, Prague, Munich and Milan.
Simon Trpčeski’s recent international highlights included a return visit to the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. He also made a return visit to the Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras and a debut tour with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
During the past few seasons Simon Trpčeski has enjoyed successful performances all around the world including engagements with the Malaysian Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra and Seattle Symphony. In Asia Simon has performed with the New Japan Philharmonic, Sendai Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony and Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestras. Other engagements in Europe have included debuts with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Kammerphilharmonie, DSO Berlin, NDR Hamburg, Orchestre National de Lille, Danish Radio Orchestra and Swedish Chamber Orchestra and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.