Filip Strauch belongs among the most talented Slovakian pianists of his generation. After the graduation from the University in Slovakia in 2012 he were admitted for the advanced postgraduate programme- soloist class at The Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen, Denmark with great pianist and composer Niklas Sivelov. Simultaneously with his Danish studies, Filip won a scholarship for a special training course at The Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in Saint Petersburg, Russia where has been studying with well- known Russian pianists and teachers Vladimir Shakin and Sergey Maltsev. Filip began playing the piano at a very early age, under the guidance of his pianist father. During his studies at the Conservatory in Žilina, Filip became a laureate of the Slovak Conservatories Competition and simultaneously won a contest to play alongside the National Chamber Orchestra. In 2004 he received the medal for representing the school and in the same year was admitted to the Conservatory in Bratislava to be tutored by renowned teacher Peter Pazicky. It was under his guidance that Filip later graduated with great success in the Slovak Philharmonic. In 2005 he started his studies at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava with Ivan Gajan, and later Marian Lapšanský. Filip worked with several renowned teachers – Ferenc Rados, Josef Kluson, András Keller, Avedis Kouyoumdjian, Dmitri Bashkirov, Christian Zacharias, Robert Levin, Catherine Brown, Juhani Lagerspetz, Steven Mayer, Liisa Pohjola, Jens Elvekjær, Boris Berman. As a prize winner of the Yamaha competition in Bratislava in 2009, Filip got an opportunity to perform with the Slovak Radio Orchestra, which was recorded live and broadcast on Radio Devin. During university Bratislava Filip represented the school throughout Europe. In 2014 Filip performed 4th Beethoven Concerto with Copenhagen Philharmony. Filip won in june 2014 1st price in Piano Competition of Royal Danish Academy of music and simultaneously won a price of best instrumentalist of academy and performed 2nd Piano Concerto from Franz Liszt with conductor Giancarlo Andretta in biggest Scandinavian festival of classical music Tivoli Festival. In 2015 Filip released his 1st solo CD album with Czech label Supraphon distributed in all big internet medias. He collaborated with names like Jonathan Swensen, Anna Egholm, Johan Reuter, Alexander Gilman, Petr Nouzovsky and others. He has a large number of awards for best chamber player and has frequently cooperated with Slovak Television and the Slovak Radio. Recently Filip released his second CD album with brilliant Danish cellist Jonathan Swensen (Schubert, Rachmaninov cello sonatas). From 2017 is Filip teaching and accompanying cello studio at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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|10 Dec 2019||Sankt Petersburg Lermontov Library||Lermontov Library|
|08 Dec 2019||Sankt Petersburg DKI Sankt Petersburg||DKI Sankt Petersburg|
|07 Dec 2019||Vyborg Alvar Aalto Library||Alvar Aalto Library|
|28 Nov 2019||Copenhagen Holmens Kirke||Holmens Kirke|
|14 Nov 2019||Považská Bystrica|