Marie Catherine Girod

Marie Catherine Girod

Concertist pianist, professor at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. France

Unconventional and original in her choice of repertoire, Marie Catherine Girod has made herself a special place in the musical world by her virtuosic interpretation of unknown repertoire .Her performances delivery counterpoised by masterly technique and her personal engagement, have allowed a large audience to get acquainted with composers such as Abel Decaux, Tournemire, Le Flem, D’Indy, Emmanuel or Aubert, but also Arnold Bax or York Bowen for the English music, without of course neglecting the classic and romantic repertoire in which she excels as testify her recordings of Chopin, Franck, Rachmaninov or Weber. Regularly invited to perform in festivals such as le festival Chopin de Bagatelle et de Nohant, the festival de la Roque d’Anthéron, where she played the complete Etudes by Chopin in 2016,  La Folle Journée de Nantes and  La Folle Journée in Tokyo,  and also  festivals abroad, including the  Husum  Festival in Germany devoted to “Rareties of  Piano Music”. She also takes part periodically in radio shows in France Musique or in Radio Classique.

Marie Catherine Girod teaches at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris.

Passionate, enthusiastic, sensitive in all her public appearances, Marie Catherine Girod takes the testimony of her art at the highest level. Marie Catherine Girod was made a Knight of Arts and Letters and Chevalier in the Order of Merite.