Roman Simovic's brilliant virtuosity and seemingly inborn musicality, fuelled by a limitless imagination, has taken him throughout all continents performing on many of world's leading stages from the Bolshoi Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory to the Barbican Centre in London.
Roman Simovic has been awarded prizes at numerous international competitions including the Premio Rodolfo Lipizer (Italy), Sion-Valais (Switzerland), Yampolsky Violin Competition (Russia) and the Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition (Poland), placing him among the foremost violinists of his generation.
As soloist, Simovic has appeared with the world leading orchestras: London Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, Teatro Regio Torino, Symphony Nova Scotia (Canada), Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra (Hungary), Camerata Bern (Switzerland), Camerata Salzburg (Austria), CRR Chamber Orchestra (Turkey), Poznan Philharmonia, Prague Philharmonia, North Brabant (Holland), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Reggio della Toscana. He has worked with such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Antonio Pappano, Daniel Harding, Gianandrea Noseda, Kristian Jarvi, Jiri Belohlavek, Pablo Heras Casado, Nikolai Znaider, Sir Mark Elder and John Wilson.
A sought-after artist, Roman Simovic has been invited and continues to perform at various distinguished festivals such as the Verbier Festival, White Nights Festival St Petersburg, Easter Festival Valery Gergiev Moscow, Dubrovnik Summer Festival in Croatia, KotorArt Montenegro, the BEMUS and NOMUS Festivals in Serbia, Sion Valais Switzerland, Norway's Bergen Festival, Moscow Winter Festival, Portogruaro Festival in Italy, Granada Music Festival in Spain, collaborating with such renowned artists as Leonidas Kavakos, Evgeny Kissin, Yuja Wang, Antoine Tamestit, Misha Maisky, Schlomo Mintz, François Leleux, Itamar Golan, Simon Trpčeski, Janine Jansen and Julian Rachlin.
As an educator, he has presented masterclasses in the US, UK, South Korea, Serbia, Montenegro, Israel and Italy. Roman Simovic plays a 1709 Antonio Stradivari violin which was generously given to him on loan from Jonathan Moulds, Bank of America's president. In the 2018 season Roman Simovic released Paganini 24 Caprices for the LSO live label and is planning to release a CD of Tchaikovsky and Glazunov concertos with Gergiev and Mariinsky orchestra for the Mariinsky label. Simovic is currently leader of the London Symphony Orchestra.