Miquel Farré was born in Terrassa (Barcelona, Spain). He is one of the most outstanding pianists of his generation and a renowned figure in the contemporary concert panorama. Musicality, temperamental strength and communicative power are values that the critics highlight consistently when they refer to the performing art of this artist. These qualities endow his versions of the great repertoire for piano with an attractive personality.
His training includes renowned figures such as Tomàs Buxó, Sofia Puche, Pierre Sancan, Stefan Askenasse and Wilhelm Kempff. At 18 years-old he was awarded the First International María Canals Prize. Farré has also gained the highest distinctions granted by the Barcelona Conservatory of Music: the Extraordinary Prize, the Honourable Prize for Virtuosity and the Onía Farga Prize.
During his brilliant career, Miquel Farré has offered many different recitals and performances with orchestra in Europe and the United States. These have been considered highly successful by the audience as well as critics.
In terms of chamber music performances, he has collaborated with performers such as Montserrat Alavedra, Sofía Puche, Ramon Coll, Gonçal Comellas, Rodney Friend, Radu Aldulescu, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Trio Pasquier, Quartet Sonor, Brodsky String Quartet, the London Soloist's Ensemble, etc.
He has also performed with orchestra conducted by figures such as Eduard Toldrà, Manuel Oltra, Joan Lluís Moraleda, Albert Argudo, Gonçal Comellàs, Jordi Mora, Edmon Colomer, Anton Nanut, Cornel Dumbraveanu, Nicholas Roth, Jan Krenz, as well as others.
His CDs include noteworthy recordings such as those dedicated to the work of Federico Mompou.
Miquel Farré is Professor at the Barcelona Conservatory of Music. Moreover, he has given courses and master classes in Europe and the United States.