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Simon Trpceski

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Simon Trpceski press reviews

“This is subtle, clever, imaginative pianism of the very highest quality.” Anna Picard, The Independent on Sunday

“Trpčeski's textures and articulation, coupled with the spectrum of sonorities he elicits from the keyboard, are factors that are allied to his innate musical sensibility to make his playing utterly compelling.” Geoffrey Norris, The Telegraph

“Trpčeski is acutely alert to Debussy's colouristic range, and the whole disc comes over as marvelously fresh” Tim Ashley, The Guardian

Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 Op. 35 & 4 Scherzos
EMI Classics -
February 2007

“Towering virtuosity and refinement: this is superlative Chopin” Bryce Morrison, Gramophone

“Spirited, thoughtful and technically impeccable readings that won’t fail to leave the listener astounded” Hugh Canning, The Sunday Times

“If any young musician on earth deserves effusions, it is Simon Trpčeski” Geoff Brown, The Times

“An exceptionally fine recital, fabulously played” Tim Ashley, The Guardian


Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata no.2 in B flat minor op.36 & Preludes and Transcriptions
EMI Classics - January 2005

“A thrillingly vivid performance” Andrew Clements, The Guardian

“Trpčeski is more than just another brilliant young virtuoso” Ivan Hewitt, The Times

“A fusion of mature interpretation and youthful passion” Geoffrey Norris, The Daily Telegraph


Solo Piano Recital: Tchaikovsky/ Scriabin/ Stravinsky/ Prokofiev
EMI Classics Debut Series - May 2002

Tchaikovsky - Concert suite from the Nutcracker, transc. Mikhail Pletnev
Scriabin - Piano Sonata no.5, op.53
Stravinsky - Three movements from Petrouchka
Prokofiev - Piano Sonata no.6 in A, op.82

“A thrilling debut.” Hugh Canning, The Sunday Times

“Trpčeski’s quality is unfailing” Bryce Morrison, Gramophone

“A picture of an exceptional young talent in all its freshness and sense of enjoyment” Adrian Jack, BBC Music Magazine