Patricia García Gil is one of the most promising pianist of her generation. Her brilliant career has already given rise to a considerable amount of concert tours throughout the world, having performed recitals and concerts as a soloist with different orchestras in Spain, Portugal, France, Holland, England, Scotland, Italy, Mexico, Algeria, South Africa, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, China and the United States.
Music is my passion because it reaches out to our hearts and connects us with our deepest feelings.Patricia García Gil
I am convinced that this wonderful gift of Music, can be taken further: the magical qualities of Music are the catalyst to break down the barriers and frontiers of the world.Patricia García Gil
Patricia began her studies at the Conservatoire of Zaragoza. Right after obtaining her Bmus (honours) she won four internationally renowned scholarships to pursue her education abroad at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK. At the RNCM Patricia gained a Masters in Solo Performance under the tutelage of C. Stone and continued her success in competitions by winning The Hilda Collens Memorial Award.
In 2012 Patricia was admitted at the International Piano Academy “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola (Italy), where she received the advice of V. Ashkenazy. Currently, she develops her interest in historical performance with the practice of Fortepiano at the “Bartolomeo Cristofori” Academy in Florence and “Villa Bossi” (Italy), the French Foundations of “Abbaye aux dames” and “Royaumont”, the “Geelvinck Music Museum” in Holland, the “Chinese Baptist University of Hong Kong” in China, the Historical Keyboard Society of North America and the “Carolina Music Museum”.
From a very early age she has won a number of important National and International Competitions. Included in her success is gaining the first prize in; “Ciutat de Manresa” (Barcelona), “Ciutat de Carlet” (Valencia), “Santa Cecilia” (Segovia), “Ciudad de Linares, Marisa Montiel” ( Jaén),“Ciudad de Huesca” (Huesca), “Ricard Viñes” (Lérida), “Sant Anastasi” (Lérida) “Ciudad de San Sebastián” (San Sebastian), “Compositores de España” (Vigo),“Ruperto Chapi” (Alicante),“Chopin Competition” (Manchester) and “ Duo Prize” (Manchester), “Grand Prize Virtuoso” (Salzburg), “Romantic Fortepiano Mario Calado” (Rialp), “Premio Crescendo to the best performance of Mozart’s Music” (Florence), “Premio Ferrari di Fortepiano” (Rovereto).
Patricia performs regularly with the Jeune Orchestre Atlantique (France), the Atlantic Coast Orchestra (Portugal), the Orquesta del Reino de Aragón (Spain) and the World Orchestra (that has carried out important diplomatic work, promoted international cooperation through music and subsequently was awarded the accolade of ‘Cultural Ambassador’ by the Culture of Peace Foundation). She also collaborates in other Social Projects such as “One Education System” in the UK or the Youth Choirs and Orchestras in Argentina and Chile.
She participates in a large number of projects of instrumental and vocal music, having a particular interest in Spanish and unknown female composers music. Patricia, with the World Orchestra, has recorded a significant part of the Symphonic repertoire of Michael Nyman; she is the collaborative pianist for the Conducting Masterclasses of Colin Metters (Royal Academy of Music, London) and she teaches Piano at the “Accademia Enrico Caruso” in Florence (Italy).
Patricia passionately believes in the idea of a complete musician; being creative, keeping an open mind and constantly striving for personal musical development. Not only Music but Arts in general are Patricia’s source of inspiration and she incessantly experiment innovative collaborations between visual, scenic arts and music. She has graduated in Dramatic Art and has already written, produced and performed several shows of Musical Theatre for children. From this year she plays for the productions of the renowned theatre company “La Fura dels Baus”.
Recently, she has been awarded by Juventudes Musicales de España with two fortepiano concert tours.