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Lepper, Simon (piano)
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Simon Lepper (piano)

Simon Lepper read music at King’s College, Cambridge and studied piano accompaniment with Michael Dussek at the Royal Academy of Music. He is a professor of Piano Accompaniment at the Royal College of Music and an official accompanist for the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize.

He has appeared at major concert venues including the Wigmore Hall, Concertgebouw, Musee d’orsay, Auditorium du Louvre and Mozarteum, and broadcasts regularly on BBC Radio 3. For Wigmore Hall, Lepper devised a concert series based on the songs of Joseph Marx, working with singers Angelika Kirschschlager, Christopher Maltman, Elizabeth Watts and Roderick Williams. He performs regularly with singers including Stéphane Degout, Sally Matthews, Dame Felicity Palmer and Christopher Purves.

Lepper has given concerts throughout the UK with Mark Padmore in programmes including Schumann’s Dichterliebe, Beethoven’s An die Ferne Geliebte and the Schubert song cycles. International festival appearances have included Verbier, Switzerland; December Nights Festival, Moscow; BBC Proms and Delft Chamber Music Festival.

He has toured with violinist Carolin Widmann to Paris, London, Amsterdam and Madrid. Their recording for ECM, Phantasy of Spring—contemporary works, including Feldman, Zimmerman and Xenakis—received a Diapason d’Or.

Albums
'Hyperion monthly sampler – July 2014' (HYP201407)
Hyperion monthly sampler – July 2014
HYP201407  Download-only monthly sampler NEW  
On other labels
'Mahler & Mahler: Lieder' (CKD453)
Mahler & Mahler: Lieder
CKD453  Download only NEW  
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Bei dir ist es traut (Mahler)
Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder! (Mahler)
Die stille Stadt (Mahler)
Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz  No 4 of Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Mahler)
Ging heut' morgen über's Feld  No 2 of Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Mahler)
Ich atmet' einen linden Duft! (Mahler)
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Mahler)
Ich hab' ein glühend Messer  No 3 of Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Mahler)
Ich wandle unter Blumen (Mahler)
In meines Vaters Garten (Mahler)
Laue Sommernacht (Mahler)
Liebst du um Schönheit (Mahler)
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Mahler)
Liegt eine Stadt im Tale  First line to Die stille Stadt (Mahler)
O Röschen rot  First line to Urlicht (Mahler)
Um Mitternacht (Mahler)
Urlicht (Mahler)
Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht  No 1 of Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Mahler)
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