Regis Pasquier

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In 1958 when he was only 12 years of age, Regis Pasquier was awarded the First Prize for violin and chamber music at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris. Two years later, he went to the United States to give a recital in New-York.

This was a decisive year for he was to meet Isaac Stern, David Oistrakh,Pierre Fournier, Nadia Boulanger and Zino Francescatti who heard him play, was impressed by his talents and a few years later requested his collaboration to record Johann Sebastian Bach’s concerto for two violins.

From that moment Regis Pasquier entered the very exclusive circle of great violinists of world fame.

He has performed with the greatest orchestras in Japan, Europe, Canada,South America and particularly in the United States with the Cleveland Philharmonic conducted by the eminent Georges Szell.

He is also a noted chamber musician.
Among the many accolades he has received are the Georges Enesco Prize,the Charles Cros Prize and the French Record Academy Prize. In 1985, hewas appointed Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres and Professor of violin and chamber music at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris.

Regis Pasquier has made numerous concertos and chamber music recordings, notably Prokofiev sonatas for violin and piano with PascalRoge, Prokofiev violin concertos with the Orchestre National de Bordeaux-Aquitaine/ conductor Alain Lombard, Paganini’s 24 Caprices,Berg and Bartok violin concertos with the Budapest Radio Orchestra/conductor Eric Bergel.

His recording of the Beethoven sonatas for violin and piano has won the Victoires de la musique. Recent releases include Mozart violin concertos with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Lie`ge conducted by Pierre Bartholomee.

He has recorded Kurt Weill violin concerto and Bernstein Serenade (Assai") with the Orchestre de Picardie. With the Baltic Chamber Orchestra, he has recorded Beethoven and Tchaikovsky violin concertos(Caliope).

Regis Pasquier is regularly invited abroad to Japan (tour with the NHK), Belgium, Switzerland, Canada, South America, United States. This fall he appears with the Sydney Symphony and the Tasmanian and WestAustralian Symphony orchestras in Australia.

He plays a magnificent violin by Joseph Guarnerius (Del Gesu) Cremona 1734.

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Date March 29th, 2015(Sun) 2:00pm
Venue Tokyo Opera City Hall
Tokyo Opera City Series No.84

[Performer]
Naoto Otomo (Conductor)
Regis Pasquier (Violin)

[Program]
Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.77
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.2, "A London Symphony"

[Ticket]
All Reserved Seats (S)\7,000 (A)\6,000 (B)\4,000 (C)\3,000

[Information]
Tokyo Symphony Ticket Center 044-520-1511

Date March 24th, 2015(Tue) 7:00pm
Venue Toppan Hall
Regis Pasquier × Philip Chiu

[Performer]
Regis Pasquier (Violin)
Philip Chiu (Piano)
[Program] Leclair: Sonate pour violon et piano en re majeur Op.9-3 "Le Tombeau"
Prokofiev: Sonata for violin and piano No.1 in F minor Op.80
Ravel: Sonate pour violon et piano
Saint-Saens: Sonate pour violon et piano No.1 en re mineur Op.75

[Ticket]
All Reserved Seats General \6,500 Student \3,000

[Information]
Toppan Hall Ticket Center 03-5840-2222

Date March 22nd, 2015(Sun) 2:00pm
Venue Musashino Civic Cultural Hall
Regis Pasquier Violin Recital

[Performer]
Regis Pasquier (Violin)
Philip Chiu (Piano)

[Program]
Messiaen: Theme and Variations
Ravel: Violin Sonata, Op. Posth
Violin Sonata in G Major
Lekeu: Violin Sonata in G Major
Poulenc: Violin Sonata

[Ticket]
All Reserved Seats General \2,000

[Information]
Musashino Cultural Foundation 0422-54-2011

Date September 27th, 2014(Sat) 6:45pm
Venue Gunma Music Center
Gunma Symphony Orchestra The 502nd Subscription Concert

[Performers]
Naoto Otomo(Conductor)
Regis Pasquier(Violin)

[Programs]
Stravinsky: Pulcinella
: Symphony in 3 Movements
Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe Suite No.2

[Tickets]
Reserved Seats S \4,600 A \4,100 B \3,600 C \2,100(UnreservedSeats)

[Information]
Gunma Music Center 027-322-4527

Date October 1, 2012 (Mon) 19:00
Venue Toppan Hall
Toppan Hall the 12th Birthday Concert

[Performers]
Regis Pasquier (Violin)
Lidiya Bizjak (Piano)

[Program]
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano (Posthume)
Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major
Enescu: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.3 in A minor, Op.25 “Dans le
caractere populaire roumain”
Ravel: Tzigane

[Tickets]
All Seats Reserved ¥6,000 Students  ¥3,000

[Information]
Toppan Hall Ticket Center 03-5840-2222
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