Hailed as “one of the best pianists in the world,” Jean-Yves Thibaudet continues to captivate audiences around the world with his thrilling performances, profound artistry, poetic musicality and dazzling technical prowess. Thibaudet is sought after by today’s foremost orchestras, festivals, conductors, and collaborative musicians for his enlightened interpretations and charisma. On June 18, 2010, the Hollywood Bowl honored Thibaudet for his musical achievement by inducting him into the Hollywood Bowl of Fame.

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“Great energy, brilliant technique and unassailable artistry”

“A musician with fearless, flawless fingers”

“It’s hard to imagine this music emerging with more loving finesse and more exquisite detail”

“Not just nearly perfect. It was perfect, the best I’ve experienced in 50 years”

Jean-Yves’s Recordings of Erik Satie’s Complete Works for Solo Piano to be released by Decca

“Technically formidable and charged with energy and passion”

“It was easy to see why his interpretation is considered definitive”

“Conveyed the work’s buoyant simplicity and charm”

“Technical mastery”

Jean-Yves to perform with the Berliner Philharmoniker

“Impeccable technique”

“Elegance and restraint”

“Fiery account of Liszt’s second piano concerto”

“His very personal vision of the elusive Ravelian universe”

“The French pianist commanded the Steinway”

Jean-Yves’s notes were “transparent like sparkling stars on a cloudless night”

“Great capacity to color the sound and sing with the piano”

“Thibaudet wove the 13 scenes into a harmonious whole”

“Pianista, caballero y poeta”—“Pianist, gentleman, and poet”

“Jean Yves plays breathtakingly”

“One of the nicest things Ludovic Morlot has ever done for Seattle”

“So tenderly, so perfectly, it almost seemed unfair”

“His cool, articulate playing shined almost as much as his rhinestone-studded Cesare Paciotti shoes”

“Dazzling technique and passion”

The opening concert of Jean-Yves’s residency at the Seattle Symphony

“Rendered with flair”

“A complete triumph”

Jean-Yves joins HarrisonParrott for General Management Effective October 1, 2015

“Kühnheit und Magie”—“Boldness and Magic”

“A gentleman on the keys…yet good for a hellish ride”!

Jean-Yves on the Gstaad Menuhin Festival this summer, commissioning new music, and Ferraris

“Elegance and gambler-like coolness”!

“The Chicago Tribune” reviews the Turangalila-Symphonie

Jean-Yves on Bernstein’s “Age of Anxiety” Symphony

Rave reviews from Jean-Yves’s time at the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Jean-Yves “evinced every virtue applicable to Liszt.”

Jean-Yves talks to “Cleveland Classical”

“The poet of the piano,” according to “El Nuevo Diario.”

Jean-Yves is “one of the best pianists on the planet.”

Jean-Yves’s “performance was so exuberant and inspired it was impossible not to be swept up.”

“A virtuoso performance, both intellectually and emotionally” by Jean-Yves

“The New York Times” review of Jean-Yves and the Czech Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall

“The Washington Post” review of Jean-Yves’s tour with the Czech Philharmonic

Jean-Yves has “both the poetry and power to bring out the unspoken narrative.”

Jean-Yves’s “technique was nothing less than extraordinary.”

Jean-Yves gives the Khachaturian Piano Concerto “the opposite of what that piece is used to.”

Jean-Yves is “surely the coolest pianist on the planet.”

Jean-Yves plays “more notes per square inch than any person alive” with the BSO at Tanglewood

“Supple French threesome” perform Beethoven’s Triple Concerto at the Hollywood Bowl

“Thibaudet’s whispered phrases” with the NSO “had the vast audience eating out of his hand.”

Jean-Yves performs Shostakovich concerto with San Francisco Symphony, with “substance and vigor.”

Jean-Yves makes “a welcome return to Australia” with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Jean-Yves to perform with the Sydney Symphony and James Gaffigan

Jean-Yves embarks on Asian Tour

Jean-Yves performs the UK premiere of MacMillan’s Piano Concerto No.3!

Jean-Yves and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra kick off the season with a dynamic program!

Jean-Yves at Proms 2013 with the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester!

Jean-Yves performs with the Cleveland Orchestra at the Blossom Festival

Jean-Yves plays in a tribute to John Goldman with the San Francisco Symphony

Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Carlos Miguel Prieto

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and “Thibaudet’s agile-fingeredness” rise to MacMillan’s complexity

Jean-Yves Thibaudet guest hosts on Chicago’s WFMT!

Jean-Yves plays with ONL at a new performance homebase for them, the Bourse du Travail.

Jean-Yves takes Bringuier on a joy ride with LA. Philharmonic

Listen to Jean-Yves and the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra play at Salle Pleyel

Jean-Yves and the NDR-Orchestra play an emotional roller coaster ride in Wuppertal!

Jean-Yves brings “textural clarity” to Carnegie Hall with the Philadelphia Orchestra

Jean-Yves and the Seattle Symphony earn “an instantaneous, prolonged standing ovation.”

“OpusColorado” states, “Thibaudet is, unquestionably, one of the best pianists in the world.”

Jean-Yves plays Grieg with “with incisive rhythmic vigor” alongside the New York Philharmonic

“The New York Times” review of Thibaudet’s “deliciously intimate recital” at Lincoln Center

Jean-Yves chats with KUHA.fm about Debussy

“Houston Chronicle” talks fashion and Debussy with Jean-Yves

Jean-Yves talks music evolution with Houston’s “Culturemap”

In San Francisco, Jean-Yves proves that he is an “expert when it comes to honoring Debussy..”

Jean-Yves’s Debussy recital in La Jolla was performed with “uncanny insight”

Jean-Yves’s Debussy recital at the Herbst Theatre “glowed richly with subtle iridescence.”

New Jersey loves Jean-Yves! “Newark Star-Ledger” reviews Jean-Yves

A New Review of Jean-Yves in with the Hong Kong Philharmonic

The San Jose Mercury News Reviews Jean-Yves and the SF Symphony

NYT Loves Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Jean-Yves Thibaudet Goes on US Tour with the Royal Philharmonic!

JYT returns to the Walt Disney Hall

JYT to appear in NYPhil’s NYE gala!

Featured soloist on Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close!

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