“… his maturity and poise as a musician are thrilling and sweep you off your feet.” Augsburger Allgemeine
Simon Luethy has won numerous violin competitions in Germany and abroad and already undertakes regular concert tours of Europe as well as the United States. He was the Grand Prize and Audience Prize winner at the Young Paganini International Violin Competition. Among others, he has also won prizes at the international violin competitions Andrea Postacchini, Music Islands and New York International Artists Association.
Highlights from recent concert seasons include his Carnegie Hall debut in New York, performances at Munich’s Herkulessaal and Gasteig, the Berlin Philharmonie and the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Simon Luethy works together with artists such as Enrico Pace, Kristóf Baráti, Kirill Troussov, István Várdai, Christoph Poppen, Marcelo Amaral and the Apollon Musagčte Quartet. He has collaborated closely with pianist Alexandra Troussova for several years.
Simon Luethy has appeared in concert as soloist with the Südwestdeutsche Phiharmonie, the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, the Sudecka Philharmonic Orchestra, the Geringas Chamber Orchestra, the Augsburger Kammerorchester and the Münchner Kammerphilharmonie dacapo. He works with conductors such as Eckart Manke, Georgios Balatsinos, Paweä Przytocki, Bernd-Georg Mettke, David Geringas, Zakhar Bron, Franz Schottky and Peter Bauer.
Born in Augsburg, Germany in 2000, the young violinist received his first lessons from Margret Niklas and Jorge Sutil. Since 2012, Simon Luethy has studied with Kirill Troussov and since 2019 with Christoph Poppen at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich. Masterclasses with Petru Munteanu, Kristóf Baráti, Alexandra Conunova and Zakhar Bron have been a source of inspiration. From 2015 to 2019 Simon Luethy studied with Zakhar Bron as a junior student at the Zakhar Bron Academy in Interlaken, Switzerland.
Since 2017, Simon Luethy has played a Nicola Gagliano violin on generous loan from a private collection.
Photo: Sammy Hart
The Artist's Homepage: https://simonluethy.com/
Works by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Wieniawski and Waxman
Simon Luethy, Violin - Alexandra Troussova, Piano