Adrian Herpe

Adrian Herpe
France | Ukraine

City of residence : Vienna

Participation in CMIM - Piano 2024

Piano 2024

Competitors 2024


Franco-Ukrainian pianist Adrian Herpe began his musical studies in western Ukraine at the school of the arts in the city of Uzhgorod with Ludmila Butkovska. In 2015, he continued his studies at a music high school with Marianna Sokach, and collaborated with Jozef Örmeny, professor at the National Academy of Music in Lviv.

He has won several prizes in international competitions, including the piano competitions of Brest, Chatou, and Gagny in France. In 2019, he entered the Royal Conservatory of Brussels in the second year, in the class of Johan Schmidt. In 2021, he earned his bachelor’s degree with highest distinction. He now regularly gives recitals in Europe and has performed several times with orchestra.

Adrian Herpe has been guided by musicians such as Michel Beroff, Elisabeth Leonskaya, Robert Levin, Nino Tschirakadze, Vardan Mamikonian, Yosef Örmény, Valery Kozlov, Carlos Cebro, Boyan Vodenicharov, recently with Dmitri Alexeev, and more regularly with Rena Shereshevskaya. He recently gave a series of recitals in France, the profits from which were donated to associations in aid of Ukraine. He obtained the highest distinction for his Master’s degree at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. Currently, Adrian continues his studies at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna in the class of Anna Malikova.


Principal teachers 

  • Anna Malikova 2023
  • Johan Schmidt 2019-2023
  • Marianna Sokach 2015-2019

Major Competitions 

  • 1st prize, Concours Breughel, Bruxelles, 2023 
  • 1st prize ex-æquo, Concours international de piano Nice Côte d’Azur, 2016 




Robert Schumann                                                                     
8 Novelettes, Op. 21 
No. 8 in F-sharp minor 

Domenico Scarlatti
Sonata in B minor, K. 27 • Sonata in E minor, K. 98 

Igor Stravinsky / Guido Agosti
L’Oiseau de feu (The Firebird) 
Danse infernale • Berceuse • Finale 


Adopt a Musician
The presence of Adrian Herpe in Montreal
is generously supported by François Godbout



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