As a solo guitarist, chamber musician and composer, French guitarist Benoît Albert is a unique and versatile presence in the world of classical guitar.

Benoît Albert grew up in Charente, in a Southwest region of France. As a very young man he was inspired by pop, progressive rock and classical music. Later, at the age of 14, he decided to study classical guitar. He acquired his formal education at the Conservatoire de Bordeaux and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, where he graduated with top honors. His teachers were Olivier Chassain and Carel Harms for the guitar, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Christophe Coin, Christian Ivaldi, Jean-Guilhem Queyras and Laszlo Hadady for the chamber music, Frederic Durieux for musical analysis and Patrice De Faccio for the musical style studies and writing.

Innovation, beauty and virtuosity… these are Benoît Albert’s legacy to an evolving musical culture.
Alan Fark

Innovation, beauty and virtuosity… these are Benoît Albert’s legacy to an evolving musical culture.
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