"The rising star of the French cello," 22-year-old cellist Edgar Moreau consistently captivates audiences with his effortless virtuosity and dynamic performances (Le Figaro Magazine).  Moreau won First Prize in the 2014 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Second Prize at the 2011 International Tchaikovsky Competition under the chairmanship of Valery Gergiev, in addition to numerous awards from the Rostropovich Cello Competition, the Academie Maurice Ravel, the Banque Populaire Foundation, and the French Victoires de la Musique, among others.  He was selected as one of the European Concert Hall Organization's 2016-2017 Rising Stars, resulting in a European tour of more than a dozen major concert halls, including the Barbican, Concertgebouw, and Musikverein.   

Highlights of the 2017-2018 Season and beyond include the Orchestre National d'Espagne, Orchestre de Paris with Lahav Shani, the London Symphony Orchestra with FX Roth, the Orchestra Nazionale di Santa Cecilia with Jakub Hruša, the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra with Jun Märkl, and performances in North America in Florida, San Francisco, Cleveland, and Vancouver. Moreau will embark on a European recital tour with David Kadouch, the program being recorded and released in March 2018 ... read full bio