Marko Topchii is a world-renowned classical guitarist of Ukrainian origin. He started his guitar studies at the age of 4, coming from a family of musicians. By the age of 18, he had already achieved international recognition through his participation in prestigious guitar competitions around the world. Marko has won an impressive total of 55 first prizes in various renowned classical guitar competitions. In particular, he concluded his competitive journey by winning the 50th edition of the Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artists Competition, organized at the Manhattan School of Music in New York. This victory granted him a remarkable opportunity: a 50-concert tour of the United States, Mexico and Canada.
Marko Topchii’s list of distinctions includes triumphs at renowned events such as the Tokyo International Guitar Competition, Francisco Tarrega (Spain), Michele Pittaluga (Alessandria), two competitions Andres Segovia (Spain), JoAnn Falletta (Buffalo, NY), Maurizio Biasini (San Francisco, CA), and many others, all documented on his Wikipedia page: link.
Furthermore, he is proud to be the winner of the 1st Contest Guitarra Lagoa-Zé Gregório. As part of his prize, Marko will make appearances at selected concert venues in Portugal.
Marko Topchii’s musical accomplishments extend to his discography, with recordings released on notable labels including Naxos, Fleur de Son Classics and Contrastes Records. His musical prowess has been showcased on major stages, including a captivating performance at Carnegie Hall. Namely, an upcoming appointment at Carnegie Hall is scheduled in 2024.
In his artistic endeavors, Marko chooses guitars manufactured by Julian Dammann and is honored to be supported by Augustine strings, which further reinforces his distinguished musical path.
Copains’ Cabana is a musical ensemble that brings together voices, mandolins, guitar, cuatro, double bass and percussion, around Latin American music.
The band emerged from meetings and shared adventures in other musical formations.
All of them have already had opportunities to perform in concerts in France and abroad, and now they are together again for the pleasure of interpreting this repertoire that is both rhythmic and smooth.
Let yourself be carried away by the soft voice of our singer and immerse yourself in traditional music and songs from South America.