Well-known French piano trio. Soloists and chambristes, have recorded Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich trios on Lyrinx label, Schubert, Brahms, Chausson on Harmonia Mundi.
9th LMMC concert.
Trio Pennetier-Pasquier-PidouxNov. 15, 2009

Jean-Claude Pennetier - piano
Régis Pasquier - violin     Roland Pidoux - cello

These three great French soloists have been together since they were students at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris, where they now teach. As a trio, their musical individuality and total musical rapport has won them superlatives for their ensemble playing worldwide. Their discography includes Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich trios on the Lyrinx label, the trios of Schubert and Brahms, and the chamber music of Chausson on the Harmonia Mundi label, all released under the name Les Musiciens, by which they are known in Europe. Pianist, composer and conductor Jean-Claude Pennetier has won many important international awards, among others, the Prix Gabriel Fauré and First Prizes at the Geneva and Montreal competitions. Violinist Régis Pasquier’s awards include the Georges Enesco Prize and the Charles Cros prize for Best Soloist in 1991. Cellist Roland Pidoux has performed with top artists and served as artistic director for Harmonia Mundi.

9th appearance for the LMMC.


MOZART           Piano Trio in E major, K. 542
                                      Andante grazioso

MERLET           Trio
                                      Poco allegro

BEETHOVEN    Piano Trio in C minor, Opus 1 No. 3
                                      Allegro con brio
                                      Andante cantabile con variazione
                                      Menuetto: Quasi allegro
                                      Finale: Prestissimo