Cédric Tiberghien is regularly invited to numerous festivals, among them La Roque-d’Anthéron, the Radio France Festival at Montpellier, Piano aux Jacobins in Toulouse, Piano en Valois, and the Ruhr and Yokohama Festivals. He already has more than forty concertos in his repertoire, and has appeared with such orchestras as the Orchestre National de Lille, Orchestre National de Toulouse, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de France, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, and the Orchestre de Picardie. Outside France he has been a guest with the Orchestre National de Monte Carlo, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, and the Tokyo Philharmonic.
Conductors with whom he has worked include Louis Langrée, Theodor Guschlbauer, Myung-Whun Chung, Christoph Eschenbach, Iván Fischer, Lorin Maazel, Kurt Masur, Michel Plasson, Jean-Claude Casadesus and Yutaka Sado. He has given recitals at the Salle Pleyel, Théâtre du Châtelet and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, the Auditorium Maurice Ravel in Lyons, the Vienna Musikverein, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Carnegie Hall in New York (November 2000), and in Russia, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Canada, China, Mexico and Colombia. Among his chamber music partners are Valérie Aimard, Marie Devellereau, Pierre Amoyal, the Ysaÿe, Diotima and Psophos quartets, and Alain Planès.
Born in 1975, Cédric Tiberghien completed his piano studies at the Paris Conservatoire under Gérard Frémy and Frédéric Aguessy. In addition, he attended masterclasses with Dmitry Bashkirov, Leon Fleisher, György Sebök, Alexis Weissenberg and Peter Frankl. A prizewinner at several international competitions (Bremen, Dublin, Tel Aviv Rubinstein Competition, Geneva, Milan), he was awarded the First Grand Prix as well as no fewer than five other special prizes in the 1998 Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud Competition.
The year 2005 marked a turning point in his international career: he was named as one of the twelve prestigious BBC New Generation Artists.
Photo: B. Ealovega © 2010 for harmonia mundi