Alexandre Pascal, violin
Born into a family of musicians, Alexandre Pascal is currently completing his studies at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris with Olivier Charlier. Alexandre began studying violin and piano very early, after obtaining first prizes in violin, musical training and chamber music, he perfected his skills at the Pôle Supérieur de Paris before joining the CNSMDP.
Alexandre also studied with Maurizio Fuchs in Bloomington in the United States and Villefavard, Michaela Martin in France, and regularly received attentive advice with his brother Aurélien from the legendary Janos Starker, in Paris in Basel and Bloomington. Passionate and curious, always in a desire to deepen his knowledge to better serve music, Alexandre holds a degree in Musicology, and has the chance to study conducting in George Pehlivanian’s class at the conservatory. He also performed very early in chamber music, as a soloist, or with the trio “PASCAL”, which he founded with his father and brother.
He performs in many festivals such as “Pireneos Classic” in Spain, in Italy at the “Amiata Piano Festival”, in Prades at the “Pablo Casals” Festival, at the “Journées Maurice Ravel” in Montfort l’Amaury, at the “Académie Ravel” in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, at the “Tons Voisins” Festival in Albi, in Norway and Holland, notably at the “Festival de Schiermonnikoog”, Festival Wagner in Geneva, at the Salle Gaveau in Paris or even at the Philharmonie de Paris, with musicians such as Hortense Cartier Bresson, Eric Le Sage, Svetlin Roussev, Pierre Fouchenneret, Philippe Graffin. He recently participated in the Osawa Academy at the Tanglewood Music Festival and the Berlioz Festival on the Saint-André coast, and his last trips with the “Artie’s” ensemble took him to Bahrain and India.
Since 2018, he’s an artist in residence at the Music Chapel, under the tutelage of Augustin Dumay.