Cyril Garac

Cyril Garac was born in Cannes (France) and received the First Prize from unanimous juries in both Violin and Chamber Music at the Conservatoire de Paris. The winner of several competitions, he continued to refine his playing under the guidance of artists such as Philippe Hirschhorn, Bruno Giuranna, Joseph Silverstein and Sigmund Nissel (Amadeus Quartet). He is regularly sought after as a performer at festivals all around the world, teaming up with artists such as Renaud Capuçon, Joseph Silverstein, Christian Ivaldi, Michel Debost, Bruno Giuranna,Alain Meunier, Julia Migenes, Ute Lemper, Henri Demarquette, Ophelie Gaillard and many others. His engagements have brought him to such prestigious venues as Salle Gaveau in Paris, Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Barbican in London, Palau de la Musica in Barcelona, as well as to Japan, the whole of Europe, Russia, India, Australia, China, North and South America. As a member of several chamber music ensembles, he has collaborated in the creation and recording of many new works. His inquisitive character has also led him to the world of tango music where he has established himself as one of the most highly regarded Tango violinists in Europe. As a member of Quinteto el Despues for 10 years, he has also collaborated with artists such as Gustavo Beytelmann, Juan José and Juanjo Mosalini among others, and played with numerous tango groups. He has also worked for several French cinema productions. His discography includes recordings for labels such as Virgin Classic/EMI, Milan Records, Arion, Delphian Records, LP Classics and Harmonia Mundi, which have been highly praised by the international music press.