Born in Zaragoza (Spain), Patricia García Gil is one of the most promising pianist of her generation. Her brilliant career has already given rise to a considerable amount of concert tours throughout the world, having performed recitals and concerts as a soloist with different orchestras in Spain, Portugal, France, Holland, England, Scotland, Italy, Mexico, Algeria, South Africa, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
From a very early age she has won a number of important competitions such us Ciutat de Manresa (Barcelona), Ciutat de Carlet (Valencia), Santa Cecilia (Segovia), Ciudad de Linares, Marisa Montiel ( Jaén), Ciudad de Huesca (Huesca), Ricard Viñes (Lérida), Sant Anastasi (Lérida) Ciudad de San Sebastián (San Sebastian), Compositores de España (Vigo), Ruperto Chapi (Alicante), Chopin Competition (Manchester) and Duo Prize (Manchester), Grand Prize Virtuoso (Salzburg), Romantic Fortepiano Mario Calado (Rialp), Premio Crescendo to the best performance of Mozart’s Music (Florence).
Right after obtaining her Bmus (honours) she won four internationally renowned scholarships to pursue her education abroad at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester (UK), where she gained a Masters in Solo Performance and continued her success in competitions by winning The Hilda Collens Memorial Award. In 2012, she moved to Italy when she was admitted at the International Piano Academy “Incontri col Maestro” of Imola.
Currently, she develops her interest in historical performance with the practice of Fortepiano at the Bartolomeo Cristofori Academy in Florence and Villa Bossi (Italy), the French Foundations of Abbaye aux dames and Royaumont and the Geelvink Music Museum in Holland.
Not only Music but Arts in general are Patricia’s source of inspiration and she incessantly experiment innovative collaborations between visual, scenic arts and music. She has undertaken dramatic arts studies and has written, produced and played several shows mixing music with painting and theatre.
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Patricia’s brilliant career has already given rise to a considerable amount of concert tours throughout the world, having performed recitals and concerts as a soloist with different orchestras in Spain, Portugal, France, Holland, England, Scotland, Italy, Mexico, Algeria, South Africa, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, China and the United States of America.
She is a regular guest at the fortepiano series of “Accademia Bartolomeo Cristofori” and “Villa Bossi” in Italy, the “Abbaye aux dames” and “Royaumont” in France, the “Geelvink Music Museum” in Holland, the “Chinese Baptist University of Hong Kong” in China, the “Historical Keyboard Society of North America”, the “American Musical Instrument Society” and the “Carolina Music Museum” in the USA.
Recent highlights include two fortepiano concert tours awarded by “Juventudes Musicales” 92º Competition and her first prizes at the “Romantic Fortepiano Mario Calado”, “Premio Crescendo to the best performance of Mozart’s Music” and “Premio Ferrari.”
Patricia believes to be a complete musician one must extend themselves in many forms of art. In addition to fortepiano, she plays a wide repertoire of modern piano, including solo, chamber and orchestral music. She is also an actor, appearing in plays regularly and she helps create shows which combine music, painting and theatre. Finally, she finds great joy in giving back through teaching masterclasses.