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Guillaume vincent


Guillaume Vincent was born in 1991 in Annecy. He began studying the piano at the age of seven and gave his first recitals and his first concerts with orchestra at the age of ten.
His talent was quickly noticed by François-René Duchâble, who encouraged him to appear at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris where he entered the class of Jacques Rouvier and Prisca Benoit at the age of thirteen. Three years later, he won his piano prize unanimously from the jury and his higher education diploma. He then continued his training there with Jean-François Heisser and Marie-Josèphe Jude in piano and Yves Henry in harmony and received his master's degree in piano as well as his price of harmony at eighteen. In June 2011, he obtained his postgraduate diploma as a performer.

At the age of twenty-three, Guillaume Vincent has already won numerous prizes: the Drouet-Bourgois prize in 2006, 1st prize at the Leipzig "Young Concert Artists" competition in 2008, the Ravel Academy prize and the South Coast Music Lover Prize in Saint-Jean-de-Luz in 2009, 3rd grand prize in the Marguerite Long - Jacques Thibaud competition, SACEM prize, prize of the Lacroix foundation and prize of the national orchestra of France in 2009, 1st prize of the Adelia Alieva contest in 2010, ADAMI classic revelation in 2010, Young Talent Prize in 2011, Safran Foundation Prize for Music in 2012, 2013 winner of the Banque Populaire-Natixis corporate foundation. In 2014 he was nominated in the category “Instrumental Soloist Revelation” at the Victoires de la musique classique.

He is regularly invited by festivals in France and around the world to perform solo, with orchestra and in chamber music. We can mention the festivals of Nohant, the Folle Journée de Nantes, the Roque d'Athéron, the festival of Usedom, CHT Goes Classic of Tubingen, the festival of Easter and the musical August of Deauville, the festival of Cordes-sur -Ciel, Piano aux Jacobins in Toulouse, Lille piano festival.

His chamber music partners are Renaud Capuçon, Augustin Dumay, Amaury Coeytaux, Alexandra Soumm, Vanessa Szigeti, Yan Levionnois, Adam Laloum, Jonas Vitaud, the Ardeo quartet, the Initium ensemble, the Aedes choir.

His first disc devoted to Sergei Rachmaninov's preludes was published in 2012 by Naïve.

Guillaume Vincent has been in residence at the Singer-Polignac Foundation since 2011.