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Pianist Martín García García

March 7  Tuesday at 7:30 pm

EJ THOMAS HALL

Catch a rising star

Spanish pianist, international winner

Last year, Spanish pianist Martín García García joined the likes of Sergei Babayan, Angela Hewitt, Jean-Yves Thibaudet by winning the Cleveland International Piano Competition — known as one of the most intense, prestigious and highly rewarded ($75,000 prize!) musical contests in the world. Then he went on to win at the Chopin Competition in Warsaw. Our Margaret Baxtresser Annual Piano Concert, this is a special opportunity to catch a rising young star.

Watch Martín García García perform.

WHAT HE
WILL PERFORM

A curated selection of works to showcase his outstanding technique.

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ABOUT MARTÍN GARCÍA GARCÍA

Martín García García is a pianist born in Gijón, Spain. He began his musical studies at the age of 5, with his teachers Natalia Mazoun and Ilyà Goldfarb. Graduated from Reina Sofía School of Music, he studied there for more than a decade with Galina Eguiazarova -receiving from Her Majesty the Queen Sofía the prize for the Best Student of the chair-, he is also Master in Piano by Mannes School of Music in New York.

 

Martín has won first prize in several national and international competitions, highlighting his victory at 2021 Cleveland International Piano Competition, and his 3rd Prize at XVIII International Chopin Piano Competition (and the special award for the Best Concerto), the most relevant competition on the world stage.

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