Claude Debussy is a very French composer. He's influenced very much by the idea that music can sometimes imitate visual images and through the flow of the notes on the piano key board vivid images of the play of light upon the ever changing surfaces of a lake or a sea or the subtle rhythmic changes in the patterns in the intricate.arabesques of the Muslim religious architecture.
Simon Trpceski, a young pianist from Macedonia who learned to play the piano from a Russian master who plays with thought, imagination and sensitivity, seems a perfect partner for the music of the French impressionist composer. We get a taste of such a delightful combination in Debussy's piece, "Arabesque No. 1.