“…Simeon Goshev is a pianist that engages his audience in a way that brings them into his own invisible world…”
Musical Horizons magazine
Simeon Goshev is a Bulgarian pianist, based in Vienna. His vivid and exciting interpretations, especially of compositions of the 20th and 21st century have been highly praised all over Europe.
For the current 21/22 season, he has solo engagements in the Musikverein Vienna, Royal Theater in Warsaw, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa and many others. His first solo CD, with Bulgarian piano music, was released in January 2022.
The last years in Simeon’s career have been marked by success. In 2019 he won the Bösendorfer competition in Vienna and received the 2nd Prize in the biggest international piano competition in Bulgaria – “Pantcho Vladigerov”. In November the same year, after a busy season with concerts around Europe, he also debuted as soloist of one of Bulgaria’s most prominent orchestras – the National Radio Orchestra, performing Beethoven 4th Piano Concerto.
Simeon has recorded for the Bavarian Radio, the Austrian National Radio (ORF), the Bulgarian National Radio and Television. He is a laureate of many international piano competitions: “Leos Janacek” in Brno, “De Bach au Jazz” in Paris, “Evangelia Tjiarri” in Cyprus and many more.
The young Bulgarian pianist has finished his musical education in the University of Music in Vienna (MDW) after studying with world class musicians like Stefan Vladar, Oleg Maisenberg and Liliya Zilberstein.
Simeon is deeply interested and involved in many of the aspects of classical music. In February 2021 he finished a PhD in the National Conservatory in Sofia, Bulgaria with dissertation on Stravinsky’s ballets and in October 2021 he became part of the esteemed teaching team of the piano department in the MDW.
As from 2021 Simeon Goshev is an official Bösendorfer Artist – representing one of the world’s leading piano brands.