Maria Garzon

Introduction:

The Spanish pianist Maria Garzon was born in Madrid in to a medical family and started her musical education in Madrid and at 17 years of age was awarded a music scholarship to continue her education at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. After that she moved to Germany where she studied for 5 more years in Lubeck and Cologne Music Universities.

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The Spanish pianist Maria Garzon was born in Madrid in to a medical family and started her musical education in Madrid and at 17 years of age was awarded a music scholarship to continue her education at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. After that she moved to Germany where she studied for 5 more years in Lubeck and Cologne Music Universities.

She now lives in London where she combines her performances with some private teaching to talented students. Maria Garzon has performed in all sorts of venues. To name a few: Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Queen Elisabeth Hall, Atheneum in Madrid, Atheneum in Athens, Carthage International Festival, Antalya┬┤s International Festival, Istanbul, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Buxton Festival, Canary Islands International Festival and many more.

She has recorded for BBC, RAI, RTVE, SWF, WDR and her recording of Spanish piano music was awarded the prize for best record of the year by the Bristish Retailers Association. She has discovered and recorded the piano concertos by J.L. Dussek for the Koch label. Other recordings for ASV include the complete piano music by Joaquin Rodrigo and the complete Nimrod Variations for piano by Edward Elgar which was commissioned by the Elgar Society in the UK.

Maria Garzon has performed and given master classes in places as far as Uralsk in Kazakhstan and as near as the Royal Academy in London.

Previous engagements include recitals at the Auditorio in Tenerife, Aspen in the USA, a tour in spring 2004 in Sweden and two successful appearances at Wigmore hall, one in 2004 and the other in 2005.