Maria Louisa Geladari Hanicz Dimitris Chandrakis David Lau Magnussen Isa Katharina Gericke Beata Soderberg Eimear McGeown Hubert Wild Michael Tsalka Trygve Broeske Else Bo Olof Boman Linda Finnie Alon Sariel Marko Pop Ristov Dimitris Vakakis Christian Damsgaard Dimitris Kotronakis

Tarek Al-Shubbak

Piano - Spain

Tarek Al-Shubbak

Tarek Al-Shubbak

Tarek studied piano, chamber music, history and the theory of music in Spain, his homeland. After completing all of his degrees with honours he moved to London to study with Mikhail Kazakevich and Eugene Asti.

At Trinity College of Music he finished his Postgraduate and MMus studies both in solo and piano accompaniment, obtaining the Arthur Leonard Haynes Scholarship, the Accompanist Prize and The Founders' Prize.

At Trinity College of Music he was the winner as pianist of the English Song Competition, the John Ireland Song Competition and of the Lieder Competition. He was selected to take part as pianist in master classes given by Graham Johnson, Roger Vignoles, Ivry Gitlis, and the Parklane Group Masterclasses by Teresa Berganza. He represented Trinity College of Music in The Young Songmakers' Almanac 2007.

He was actively involved in Trinity College of Music's Schumann Festival 2006. An active performer in both chamber music and vocal recitals, he has appeared in concert in London, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona, Odda (Norway) and Vienna. He is also regularly invited to the Casa dei Mezzo Festival in Makrigialos, Crete.

For three consecutive years he has awarded the Top Scholarship from the Ministerio de Educación y Cultura of Spain.

He is currently a music professor of Trinity College of Music, Greenwich, London.

Trio dei Mezzo

Tarek also performs with Beata Söderberg [Cello] and Marko Pop Ristov [Violin] as Trio dei Mezzo.

Tarek Al-Shubbak is represented by Ellison & Strømsholm.

Casa dei Mezzo Music Festival appearances: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

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