Simone Rubino

credit Marco Borggreve

The Italian Simone Rubino is the winner of the 63rd ARD Music Competition 2014 in the category percussion. He also was honored this evening with the Audience Award and the Gebrüder-Busch price. Simone Rubino received the Crédit Suisse Young Artist Award 2016. In the season 15/16 he played with the hr-Sinfonieorchester in Frankfurt, with members from the NDR Sinfonieorchester in Hamburg, with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester in Berlin, with the Lexington Philharmonic and the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie.

Simone was invited to the Festival International Echternach, the Schwarzwald Festival, to the Schwetzinger Festspiele, Rheingau Musik Festival, the Audi Sommerkonzerte in Ingolstadt and the Mozartfest Würzburg. WIthin the Musikfest Bremen he was rewarded with the Deutschlandfunk Förderpreis.

Rubino will begin his 16/17 season with the Tan Dun concerto „The tears of nature“ together with the Wiener Philharmoniker and Tugan Sokhiev at the Lucerne Festvial. Furthermore he will be playing in New York (Carnegie Hall), Brussels, Baden-Baden and with the Münchner Philharmoniker. Zubin Mehta has invited Simone Rubino to play a concert with the Orchestra Maggio Musicale in Florence.