Born in 1994, Edgar Moreau is a student of Philippe Muller at the Paris Conservatory (CNSMDP) which he entered at the age of fourteen.
A young and talented cellist, Edgar Moreau has recently become of the most sought-after young promising musicians on the classical scene. Noticed in 2009 during the Rostropovich Competition in Paris, where he receives the Prize of the Young Soloist, he gets international fame in 2011 when he wins 2nd prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow at the age of 17. Since then, he has been invited by several orchestras, festivals and concert halls worldwide.
Edgar Moreau has taken part in master classes with internationally renowned cellists such as Mario Brunello, Anner Bylsma, Miklos Perenyi, Gary Hoffman, Lynn Harrell, Frans Helmersson and David Geringas. He has also participated in several festivals and academies, notably the Verbier Festival Academy, the Ensembles in Residence at the Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron, the Acathes Festival in Metz, and the Colmar Festival.
Named "Révélation soliste instrumental" at the 2013 Victoires de la musique classique, he receives in 2015 the "Victoire de l'artiste instrumental de l'année".
In 2014, Erato released his first album, Play.
Edgar Moreau made his debut on medici.tv in July 2012, live from the Flâneries musicales de Reims. In February 2015, the celist made his sixth appearance on the platform, live from the Musicora fair in Paris, after being filmed at Annecy Classic Festival, at the Louvre auditorium and at the Halle aux Grains in Toulouse with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse under Tugan Sokhiev's baton.
Edgar Moreau plays a David Tecchler cello which dates back from 1711.
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse. A concert filmed in black and white