World renowned pianist Alexander Schimpf is scheduled to perform in Caldwell in March.
The musician became the first German to win the prestigious 2011 Cleveland International Piano Competition. He gained international attention in 2008 when he won the German Music Competition and maintained his reputation as a world-class musician by winning first prize at the 2009 Beethoven Competition in Vienna. He regularly performs at key music centers throughout the globe, having given recitals at Carnegie hall and Berlin’s Konzerthaus, among many other prominent venues.
Schimpf was born in Göttingen, Germany in 1981. He studied piano with notable pianists before making his professional debut as a classical pianist.
The upcoming performance is part of the Caldwell Fine Arts Program, which includes a variety of performances year-round. Schimpf performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 18 at the Jewett Auditorium, which is located on the College of Idaho Campus, in Caldwell.