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, Grand Théâtre de Provence…
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, the Silesian Philharmonic, the Orchestre National d’Ile de France, the Orchestre de l’Opéra de Saint Etienne, the Orchestre National de Metz…
During the 2022-2023 season, he is notably performing with the Orchestre National de Lyon, the Orchestre Victor Hugo Franche Comté, the Orchestre Pasdeloup, and returns to Toulouse at the Orchestre du Capitole for the world premiere of Benjamin Attahir’s newest piece. He also continues to his world tour alongside Philippe Jaroussky.
In chamber music, Thibaut Garcia also performs with Edgar Moreau, Raphaël Sévère, Elsa Dreisig, Marianne Crebassa, Lucienne Renaudin-Vary, Anastasia Kobekina, the Quatuor Arod… He also forms duets with Philippe Jaroussky (A sa guitare), Félicien Brut (Vol de Nuit), and Antoine Morinière (Goldberg Variations).
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 was released in autumn 2021. A project on Barrios is to be released in the autumn of 2023.