Gabriel Bianco - France

Concert, jury member and masterclasses during 2017 and 2018

Born in Paris in 1988, Gabriel Bianco is one of the most active guitarists of his generation. Between 2007 and 2012, he won the First Prize of the most prestigious international competitions such as the “Guitar Foundation of America” in San Francisco, “Andrés Segovia” in Almuñécar, “Hubert Kappel” in Koblenz, “Guitarre Forum Wien” in Austria, “Foundation San Gredos” in Madrid.

For the last ten years he is managing an international career that led him to perform at major concert halls (Moscow, Paris, Beijing, San Francisco…). He is also regularly invited to festivals in Europe (France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic, Hungary, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Serbia, Greece, Romania) and also worldwide, in the USA, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, as well as in Asia (Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, China).

In 2012, he founded the guitar quartet “Quatuor Eclisses” with Arkaitz Chambonnet, Pierre Lelièvre and Benjamin Valette, with whom he toured in France and abroad (Romania, Jordan, USA, Indonesia, Algeria).

He has recorded several CDs: “Guitar Recital” (Naxos), “Guitares” and “Invitation française” with the Quatuor Eclisses (Ad Vitam Records) and a DVD “Gabriel Bianco in concert” (Mel Bay). He appears regularly on radio and television.