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Simon Lepper

Accompanist

Simon Lepper
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The internationally sought-after British pianist Simon Lepper appears regularly with singers including Ilker Arcayürek, Sophie Bevan, Nicole Cabell, Allan Clayton, Malin Christensson, Stéphane Degout, Andrew Kennedy, Angelika Kirchschlager, Stephan Loges, Christopher Maltman, Sally Matthews, Mark Padmore, Dame Felicity Palmer, Christopher Purves, Joan Rodgers, James Rutherford, Elizabeth Watts and Lawrence Zazzo at venues including the Wigmore Hall in London, the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Musee d’Orsay in Paris, the BBC Proms in London, the Edinburgh and Ravinia festivals and the Schubertiade in Hohenems. He made his debut at the Carnegie Hall in New York with the mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill and appears regularly in concert with the violinist Carolin Widmann. The discography of this award winning artist, and official accompanist at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition, includes Lieder and chamber music by Schubert, Debussy, Mahler and Strauss, Schönberg, Feldman, Zimmermann and Xenakis (Phantasy of Spring with ECM, which won the Diapason d'Or and a German Critics Award). Simon Lepper is a professor at the Royal College of Music in London and Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff.