“The rising star of the French cello,” 21-year-old cellist Edgar Moreau consistently captivates audiences with his effortless virtuosity and dynamic performances (Le Figaro Magazine).? He won First Prize in the 2014 Young Concert Artists International Auditions after capturing, at the age of 17, Second Prize and the Prize for the Best Performance of the Commissioned Work at the 2011 Tchaikovsky Competition under the chairmanship of Valery Gergiev.? 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 recipient of the 2015 Arthur Waser Award, he receives a grant of CHF 25,000 and makes his debut with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra.? Mr. Moreau has been selected as one of the European Concert Hall Organization’s 2016-2017 Rising Stars, and will embark upon a European tour of more than a dozen major concert halls including Barbican, Concertgebouw and Musikverein.? He was awarded six concert prizes at the YCA Auditions and is recipient of the Florence Gould Foundation Fellowship of YCA.? His album of Baroque concertos was released earlier this season on the Warner Classics label.
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Smith Theatre, Horowitz Center for the Visual and Performing Arts
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044