The new selection of pianists from the renowned Piano aux Jacobins festival
The Piano aux Jacobins festival is an important event devoted to the piano that has, since its launch in 1979, welcomed more than 350 pianists, both legends and young artists. Buoyed by its success, the festival has offered a Chinese edition since 2005.
Thomas Enhco showed early talent. At three years old he was studying piano and violin, at six he wrote his first compositions, and by sixteen he had started winning prestigious awards, heralding him as a rising star of the piano. In 2011 he toured the world with his trio, performing both jazz and classical programmes, and composed his first film score.
Guillaume Vincent, spotted early on in his career, won his first prize at age sixteen. A regular performer at festivals around the world, he plays as a solo pianist, with orchestras or chamber music ensembles where every time he wows audiences with his great talent.
A hugely talented pianist, Joaquin Achúcarro has had an outstanding career, which has earned him an exceptional reputation around the world. In particular, UNESCO in Paris named him ‘Artist for Peace’ in recognition of his artistic influence.