One of the most talented pianists of the young generation in Poland, Szymon Nehring won 1st Prize at the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv and a range of additional awards in May 2017. In the same year he received the Coryphée of Polish Music in the category of Personality of the Year. Nehring studied in the class of Professor Stefan Wojtas at the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, and is currently studying under Professor Boris Berman at the Yale School of Music.
His debut CD with music of Polish composers received the Fryderyk 2016 Award from the Polish Recording Academy, the Joker from Crescendo magazine, and the Supersonic Prize of Pizzicato magazine. In 2016 Szymon Nehring released two CDs: Chopin’s Piano Concertos recorded with Sinfonietta Cracovia under Jurek Dyba? and Krzysztof Penderecki, and Krzysztof Penderecki’s Piano Concerto “Resurrection” conducted by the composer. His latest recording contains Chopin’s works for piano performed on a historical instrument (Erard 1858). Szymon Nehring has performed in Russia, China, Israel, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Canada, United States, and in many European countries. He has performed with the Warsaw Philharmonic, Santander Orchestra, Sinfonia Iuventus, the majority of Polish orchestras, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Orchestra of the 18th Century under such conductors as Jerzy Maksymiuk, Jacek Kaspszyk, Antoni Wit, Grzegorz Nowak, Omer Meir Wellber, and John Axelrod. The artist has recently performed for the first time in Carnegie Hall and the Wigmore Hall. This year he will make his debuts in the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, DR Koncerthuset in Copenhagen, Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, and in the Konzerthaus Berlin among other venues. In January he won the prestigious Arthur W. Foote Award from the Harvard Musical Association. Szymon Nehring is represented by the Ludwig van Beethoven Association.