Classical guitar concert
March 5th, 2015, at 7:30 PM@ the Manitoba Museum Planetarium
190 Rupert Avenue
in partnership with
Winnipeg Classical Guitar Society
Since his last Canadian tour in 2012, Thibault Cauvin released his latest album Dance with Scarlatti on Sony Music, which was met with an incredible success. Shortly after its release, the album climbed to the top 10 of French classical music sales. The media unanimously describe this new work, which is also broadcast by the world’s most prestigious radio channels, as “a crowning achievement”.This new concert in Winnipeg will be an opportunity to share the unique musical universe of the first and only guitarist in the world to win 13 international first prizes at the age of 20, whose fascinating personality enchants all audiences.
THIBAULT CAUVIN is one of the most talented, charismatic and sought-after guitarists in the world today. He travels the globe throughout the year, invited by the most prestigious festivals and concert halls, such as the New York Carnegie Hall, the Shanghai Opera, the Moscow Tchaikovski Hall, the London Wigmore Hall, the Hong Kong Opera, the Paris Théâtre des Champs Elysées, the Munich Gasteig, just to name a few. He has already given over 1000 concerts in 120 countries, receiving rave reviews from critics. Thibault has also participated in many TV and radio shows and collaborated with famous musicians, composers and symphony orchestras. Thibault is considered to be a unique icon in the music world as an innovative and creative performer, always contributing to the evolution of classical music.
"He brims with youthful bravura but also understands the importance of restraint and control of color, Thibault Cauvin is decidedly on his way. He affirmed himself with a surprising maturity as a technically adroit and highly musical player who’s also blessed with open ears." Los Angeles Times
"The full auditorium stared to disbelief, watching Thibault may have been a similar experience to watching Paganini perform! Thibault proved not only to be a world-class guitarist; he is also quite a show-man." Soundboard vol. XXXI
"As he played, I was fascinated by where he would take the music next... Cauvin has a real depth of understanding of the music he plays... He is quite a star." Tom Kerstens
"One of the best classical guitarists that the France has ever known." Sud-Ouest France
"An enacted harlequinade in costumes to match, with intense zest, enthusiasm and a joie de vivre that communicated itself." Colin Cooper
"I was impressed by Cauvin’s enormous technique and youthful enthusiasm." John W. Duarte
"His technique is unbelievable and his musicality allows him to play Scarlatti in one fascinating matter and John W. Duarte in another." Jovan Pesec
"Technical perfection and musical expression fully thought are a feature of this exceptional phenomenon, Thibault Cauvin." Robert Fontani, GENERAL-ANZEIGER