Aurélien Pascal
France, °1994
CELLO 2017 : Fourth Prize
Aurélien Pascal graduated from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris, where he was taught by Philippe Muller, and went on to further studies under Frans Helmerson and Gary Hoffman at the Kronberg Academy and Gautier Capuçon at the Fondation Louis Vuitton. He won Second Prize at the Paulo Cello Competition in Helsinki in 2013 and both the First Prize and the audience prize at the Emanuel Feuermann Competition in Berlin the following year. Aurélien Pascal has appeared at a number of prestigious festivals, including the Verbier Festival, the Flâneries de Reims, the Roque d’Anthéron, the Rencontres Musicales d’Evian, and the Beethovenfest in Bonn. His chamber music partners have included Christian Tetzlaff, Augustin Dumay, András Schiff, Eric Lesage, and Emmanuel Pahud. He is a laureate of the Fondation Banque Populaire and the Colas Foundation.

Instrument : Charles-Adolphe Gand (1850)


2015-2017 Frans Helmerson
2010-2015 Philippe Muller


2015-2017 Further master studies - Kronberg Academy
2011-2015 Master - Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de danse de Paris;


2017 L'auditori (Barcelona) - Orquesta Sinfonica de Barcelona, Lawrence Foster (dir.)
2016 Auditorium Rainier 3 (Monte-Carlo) - Monte Carlo Philarmonic Orchestra, Daniele Rustioni (dir.)
2016 Konzerthaus (Berlin) - Nikolai Gerassimez (piano)
2015 Orpheum fondation, Tonhalle Zurich -Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Fedoseyev (dir.)


2014 Feuermann Competition - 1er prix, Prix du Public, Prix Ernst Toch
2013 Paulo Competition - 2e prix
Final 2017: Aurélien Pascal - Shostakovich
Final 2017: Aurélien Pascal - Hosokawa
Semi-final 2017: Aurélien Pascal - recital
Semi-final 2017 : Aurélien Pascal - Concerto
Final (30/05/2017)
Toshio Hosokawa Sublimation
Dmitry Shostakovich Concerto n. 1 in E flat major op. 107
Aurélien Pascal, cello
Brussels Philharmonic, dir. Stéphane Denève

Récital (20/05/2017)

Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude (Suite n. 5 in C minor BWV 1011)
Johann Sebastian Bach Courante (Suite n. 5 in C minor BWV 1011)
Johann Sebastian Bach Gigue (Suite n. 5 in C minor BWV 1011)
Annelies Van Parys Chacun(e) sa chaconne
Luigi Boccherini Sonate "L'Impératrice" in A major
Francis Poulenc Sonata for cello and piano FP 143
Aurélien Pascal, cello
Anna Naretto, pianist accompanist

Concerto (17/05/2017)

Joseph Haydn Concerto n. 1 in C major Hob. VIIb:1
Aurélien Pascal, cello
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Frank Braley
First round (09/05/2017)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in B flat major G. 8
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Franz Schubert Allegro moderato (Sonata in A minor D 821)
Aurélien Pascal, cello
Takashi Sato, pianist accompanist
Lidy Blijdorp, cellist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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