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Biography

First prize winner of the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America (USA) competition in 2015, BBC New Generation Artist (2017-2019) and « Révélation Instrumentale » of the Victoires de la Musique Classique in 2019, Thibaut Garcia, has gradually established himself as one of the most gifted guitarists of his generation. 

 

The Franco-Spanish guitarist was born in 1994 in Toulouse where he obtained his guitar prize in the class of Paul Ferret, before continuing his training at the CNSMD of Paris in the class of Olivier Chassain, while benefiting from the advice of Judicaël Perroy. 

 

Thibaut Garcia now plays in the most important concert halls and festivals throughout the world: Wigmore Hall in London, Konzerthaus in Vienna, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier, Salle Bourgie in Montreal, Philharmonie de Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Grands Interprètes in Toulouse, Palau de Musica in Barcelona, Festival Musiq'3 in Brussels, Auditorium de Bordeaux, Seine Musicale... 

 

Since his concerto debuts with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse in 2016, Thibaut Garcia has collaborated with the Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France, the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, the BBC orchestras, the Orchestre de l'Opéra de Bordeaux, the Orchestre de l'Opéra de Rouen... 

 

During the 2021-2022 season, he will perform with the Silesian Philharmonic, the Orchestre National d'Ile-de-France, the Orchestre de l'Opéra de Saint-Etienne, the Orchestre National de Metz... He will also undertake a tour of the major European venues in duo with Philippe Jarrousky. 

 

In chamber music, Thibaut Garcia also performs with Edgar Moreau, Raphaël Sévère, Elsa Dreisig, Marianne Crebassa, Lucienne Renaudin-Vary, Anastasia Kobekina, the Quatuor Arod, Félicien Brut... 

 

Thibaut Garcia has been a Warner Classics/Erato artist since 2016. After Leyendas in 2016, Bach Inspirations in 2018, Aranjuez in 2020 (Choc de Classica, Diapason d'Or, Gramphone Editor's Choice), his album À sa guitare in duet with Philippe Jarrousky has been released in autumn 2021. 

‘one of the most promising young contemporary guitarists’

Classical Guitar