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PASCAL SALOMON, piano- Embassy of Hungary- SOLD OUT! DOORS OPEN AT 7PM.

Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/12/2018
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Embassy of Hungary


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IN COOPERATION WITH THE EMBASSY OF ISRAEL– SOLD OUT! DOORS OPEN AT 7PM.
IN A TRIBUTE TO TEODOR HERZL AND MAX NORDAU
EMBASSY OF HUNGARY
2950 SPRING OF FREEDOM LANE

PASCAL SALOMON, PIANO– for more information: www.pascalsalomon.com

with the gracious sponsorship of the Billy Rose Foundation and the Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7:30pm

Israeli- French pianist Pascal Salomon has performed intensively in France, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Greece, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Israel, China and USA, both in recitals and chamber music.  Some of his solo appearances with orchestra are “Orchestre de la Suisse Romande”, “Sinfonietta” of Lausanne and “La Sinfonietta” de Genève, Orchestre du Capitol (Toulouse), National Chamber Orchestra of Moldova (Chisinau).  He taught piano for nine years at the Music Conservatory of Geneva.  He gave master classes in Romania (University of Art and College of Music in Iasi), in Hungary (Crescendo Sum-mer Institute of Art), and in China (Yunnan Institute of Arts). Some of the major concert venues: “Ernest Ansermet Studio” Geneva Swiss Radio concert hall (Switzerland), Stravinski Auditorium Montreux (Switzerland), Toulouse Capitole (France), Chisinau Organ Hall (Republic of Moldova), Iasi Philharmonic Hall (Romania), Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing-China).

Pascal Salomon has studied at the “Conservatoire National de Musique de Paris” with Gabriel Tacchino.  He has taken numerous master classes with the pianists Vera Gornostaeva (professor at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow), György Sebök, Andras Schiff, Paul Badura-Skoda, Murray Perahia and Jeremy Denk.  He was granted the virtuosity degree at the “Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Genève” where he studied with Edson Elias and Nelson Goerner. He obtained a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at University of California Santa Barbara (2017), under the mentorship of Paul Berkowitz and Lee Rothfarb; his research topic was an in-depth study of music phenomenology from a performer’s standpoint.

“Real presence…the wonderful Lisztian sonority is long, smooth and without superfluous  effects”

( Le Bien Public-France)

“This pianist touches to all of the styles with an exceptional ease, either in chamber music or with symphonic orchestras” (City Theater of Sens – France)

Program: Bach: English Suite no 3 in G minor; Chopin: Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2 in E flat major; Chopin: “Polonaise-Fantaisie” op 61; Rachmaninov: Prelude op 32 No 12 in G# minor, op 23 No 4 in D major, op 23 No 7 in C minor; Debussy: “L’isle Joyeuse”.  Buffet reception/wine- $70