CELLIST EDGAR MOREAU JOINS THE ROSTER

04.11.17
Edgar Moreau

“This cello prodigy belongs in the family of the greatest artists of all time. The audience gave him an enthusiastic ovation in recognition of a divinely magical evening.”
La Provence

Twenty-two year old cellist Edgar Moreau was selected in 2016-2017 as one of the European Concert Hall Organization’s Rising Stars and embarked upon a European tour of more than a dozen major concert halls including the Barbican, Concertgebouw and Musikverein.  His album of Baroque concertos with Il Pomo D’Oro was released last season on the Warner Classics label. At the 2016 ECHO KLASSIK awards, Edgar received the Prize for Newcomer for his CD release Giovincello. He has performed with major orchestras around the world including the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Simon Bolivar Orchestra, Mariinsky Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestre de la Suisse Romand, and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta. At the age of 17, he captured Second Prize and the Prize for the Best Performance of the Commissioned Work at the 2011 Tchaikovsky Competition. In 2013, he was named “New Talent of the Year” at the Victoires de la Musique in France, and in 2015, he was named “Solo Instrumentalist of the Year.” As a chamber musician he has collaborated with several quartets and pianists and at festivals including the Verbier and Edinburgh Festivals, among others.

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