Cédric Tiberghien is a French pianist who has established a truly international career. He has been particularly applauded for his versatility, as demonstrated by his wide-ranging repertoire, interesting programming, an openness to explore innovative concert formats and his dynamic chamber music partnerships.
Concerto appearances in the 2021-22 season include return visits to the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Orchestre National de France, Les Siècles, La Monnaie and the Singapore Symphony Orchestras. His recital appearances with Alina Ibragimova include the Wigmore Hall in London and Boulez Saal in Berlin. They will return to the Wigmore Hall with the Doric Quartet, in a chamber project that will also be presented in Vienna and Hamburg. Cédric will also be performing with Antoine Tamestit across Europe, following the recent release of their Brahms album on Harmonia Mundi. Recent music theatre projects include the premiere of Zauberland (Magic Land) where he collaborated with the soprano Julia Bullock.
Recent debuts include with the Berliner Philharmoniker, San Francisco Symphony, Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra. Other recent collaborations have included the Boston Symphony, Cleveland, Czech Philharmonic, London Symphony, BBC Scottish Symphony, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestras and at the BBC Proms with Les Siècles. His conductor collaborations include Karina Canellakis, Nicholas Collon, Stéphane Denève, Edward Gardner, Enrique Mazzola, Ludovic Morlot, Matthias Pintscher, François-Xavier Roth and Simone Young.
Cédric recently presented a major focus on the music of Bartok, culminating in a three-volume exploration of his solo piano works for the Hyperion label which has received huge critical acclaim. His solo discography also includes Chopin, Liszt, Szymanowksi, Franck’s Symphonic Variations and Les Djinns (Liège Philharmonic/François-Xavier Roth), Brahms’ Concerto No.1 (BBC Symphony/Bělohlávek), and many recital discs on Harmonia Mundi including repertoire by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Debussy. Cédric has been awarded five Diapason d’Or, for his solo and duo recordings on Hyperion.
He is a dedicated chamber musician, with regular partners including violinist Alina Ibragimova, violist Antoine Tamestit and baritone Stéphane Degout. Cédric’s passion for chamber music is reflected in numerous recordings: his discography with Alina includes complete cycles of music by Schubert, Szymanowski and Mozart (Hyperion) and a Beethoven Sonata cycle (Wigmore Live).