The 38th Young Concert Artists Series presents, with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, French cellist Edgar Moreau with pianist Jessica Osborne.

“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). 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.”

Program:
Beethoven: Sonata No 2 in G Minor, Op. 5, No. 2
Poulenc: Sonata for cello and piano, FP 143
Tanguy: New Work
Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 38

For tickets and information, please visit Young Concert Artists' website.


 

Embassy of France 4101 Reservoir Road, NW Washington, DC 20007

Young Concert Artists presents : Edgar Moreau

When
February 23, 2017 | 7:30 pm
Where
Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Edgar Moreau by Matt Dine

The 38th Young Concert Artists Series presents, with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, French cellist Edgar Moreau with pianist Jessica Osborne.

“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). 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.”

Program:
Beethoven: Sonata No 2 in G Minor, Op. 5, No. 2
Poulenc: Sonata for cello and piano, FP 143
Tanguy: New Work
Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 38

 

For tickets and information, please visit Young Concert Artists' website.


 

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