Pascal Salomon

BurnsPascal Salomon has been widely acclaimed in Europe, China, Israel, and California more recently, both as a soloist and a refined collaborate pianist. “Real presence...the wonderful Lisztian sonority is long, smooth and without superfluous effects" (from Bien-Public, France), ‘excellent and talented” (from 24-Heures, Switzerland), “Real presence...the wonderful Lisztian sonority is long, smooth and without superfluous effects” (from City Theater of Sens-France), “Beautiful Sound” (by Murray Perahia). Some of the major concert venues include the Ernest Ansermet Studio at the National Swiss Radio (Geneva, Switzerland), Stravinski Auditorium (Montreux, Switzerland), Toulouse Capitole (France), Chisinau Organ Hall (Republic of Moldova), Iasi Philharmonic Hall (Romania), and Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing, China). He has recorded two CDs: “Pascal Salomon plays Schumann” (with ArtRecords) and “Czech Portraits” for viola and piano (Centaur Label).

Pascal Salomon has studied at the “Conservatoire National de Musique de Paris” with Gabriel Tacchino. He has taken numerous master classes with the world-renowned pianists Vera Gornostaeva (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 then taught at the same Geneva Conservatory for 10 years before moving to California. Winner of the scholarship for young performers from the Société de Musique d'Yverdon-les-Bains (Switzerland), he also received the prize for best French pianist in the Senigallia International Competition Italy), as well as the Honor Diploma in the Maria Canals International Competition (Barcelona, Spain). Pascal Salomon obtained his Doctor of Musical Arts at UC Santa Barbara with Paul Berkowitz. He dedicated his research and dissertation to the fascinating topic of Music Phenomenology.
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