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Biography
When Sebastien Hurtaud was very young child he escaped in a very serious deadly disease. From this period borned the vocation to become an international concert cellist. The Strad Magazine wrote about him: “Sebastien is a cellist to watch, because he has his own style of performance, a high level of imagination, and a combination of elegance and drive”. He began his public career at the age of twelve and has appeared in recitals and concerts in France, Belgium, England, U.S.A, South-Korea, Japan, New-Zealand winning for himself an international reputation. He already performed as a young soloist with world leading musicians such Antoni Wit, Werner Andreas Albert, Arie Van Beek, Edmon Colomer, Chee-Yun, Stephen Prutsman,Charles Wadsworth. Sebastien is the first french cellist to win First prize awarded at Adam international competition 2009 in New-Zealand, prize awarded at Naumburg Foundation Competition in New-York. in 2008, Aldo parisot international competition in South Korea in 2007. Sebastien has been invited as a soloist and chamber musician to perform in many Festivals ,Concert halls and during concert tour orchestras. For instance: Charles Wadsworth Series in USA,New-Zealand Symphony orchestra, Picardie Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Taïwan Youth Symphony orchestra, Paris Recitals series at Salle Cortot and National Theatre Mogador, Manchester Haden Freeman Hall , Tokyo Icho Hall , Dallas Caruth concert hall, International Festival “Classique au vert” Deauville international summer festival.and many others. Sebastien Hurtaud graduated from several world-leading music international schools: Artist diploma at the Paris Schola Contorum in Erwan Faure class, First Prize awarded from the Paris National Superieur Conservatoire of music in Jean-Marie Gamard class, Artist Certificate from Southern Methodist University in Andres Diaz class USA , Distinctions Prizes at Royal Northern College of Music in Karina Georgian class, gold medal at Boulogne-Billancourt Conservatoire with Michel Strauss.
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