Prof. Stepan Simonian

Director of Arts, Piano / Chamber Music

Born in 1981, Stepan Simonian studied at Moscow Tchaikowsky Conservatory under Pavel Nersessian and pursued his studies with Evgeni Koroliov at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg.


Stepan Simonian is winner of numerous national and international competitions and performs at renowned festivals and Concert Halls all over Europe. He has been soloist with Bach Collegium Stuttgart under Helmuth Rilling, the Kirov Ballet Orchestra, with Hamburger Symphoniker, with Sinfonia Varsovia, the Moscow State Chamber Orchestra and the Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra Leipzig.


Stepan Simonian’s performances have been broadcasted on major classical stations including ARD, MDR, NDR, SWR, Hessian and Bavarian Broadcasting, Deutschlandradio Kultur, Radio France and others.


His Debut CD with the recording of entire Bach Keyboard Toccatas has been highly praised by critics.


Since 2015 Stepan Simonian is Dean of Study Preparation. Since 2022 he is also a Kalaidos accredited teacher and Director of Arts at ICoM.