Victor Garcia Garcia
Victor Garcia Garcia is a Spanish cellist specialized in historical performance. He enjoys a varied and international musical career as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. Alongside his activities as a performer, his interest towards research led him to pursue a doctoral degree at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, focusing on the performance practice of cellists that lived around Beethoven.
Victor won the Second Prize in 2013 at the Witold Lutoslawski Cello Competition in Warsaw. Victor is also Artist in Residence in the Schloss Weissenbrunn Music Academy in the 2022 season. In 2021, he received the AAOBS-Femás scholarship of the Baroque Orchestra of Seville and the Prize “Andalusian of the Future” in the cultural category.
Víctor obtained his bachelor’s degree and a Master in Soloist Performance at the University of Arts in Berlin, in the class of Prof. Jens Peter Maintz. After that, he continued his education with David Watkin at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where he obtained a master’s degree in Historically Informed Performance Practice.
Victor has been part of the Monteverdi Apprentices Programme at the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, the Collegium Vocale Gent Academy and the Academy of the Balthasar Neumann Ensembles. He also performs regularly with ensembles such as the Orchestre des Champs-Élysées and the Millenium Orchestra.