Tharaud's international career boasts appearances at
London's Royal Festival Hall, Taiwan's National Concert Hall,
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris,
and Seoul Arts
Tharaud has taken part in numerous festivals, including Festival d'Aix-en-Provence,
Festival International de Piano de La Roque-d'Anthéron, Edinburgh International Festival,
BBC Proms, Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival,
Rheingau Musik Festival, Ruhr Piano Festival, Le Domaine Forget International Music
Festival de Lanaudière, a
nd Moscow's December Nights Festival.
As a soloist, Mr. Tharaud has performed with the major French orchestras, the London
Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra,
Munich Chamber Orchestra, and Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, as well as the Bavarian and
Frankfurt radio symphony orchestras. He has also appeared with the Estonian
Toronto, Singapore, National Taiwan, Sao Paulo,
and Hamburg symphony orchestras, and the Japan and Malaysian philharmonic
orchestras. Mr. Tharaud has performed under the direction of Lionel Bringuier, Bernard
Labadie, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Georges Prêtre, Marc Minkowski, Stéphane Denève, and
Claus Peter Flor.
Mr. Tharaud's latest recording of Haydn and
Mozart concertos with Quebec-based orchestra Les Violons du Roy was released this fall on
Erato Records. This recording follows Autograph, a collection of encores; Le
Boeuf sur le Toit, an homage to Parisian cabaret music of the early 20th century;
recordings of the complete Bach solo concertos; and a selection of sonatas by Scarlatti.
Mr. Tharaud's award-winning discography also includes a series of recordings for Harmonia
Mundi, featuring works by Rameau, Bach, Couperin, and Satie; Chopin's waltzes and preludes;
and Ravel's complete piano works.
During the 2014-2015 season, Mr. Tharaud
performs extensively in the United States, Spain, France, Germany, and Slovenia with Les
Violons du Roy. He also appears at the International Piano Series at the Southbank Centre
in London, and performs with the Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestre National de Lille,
and Orchestre National de France.