|Trio Pennetier-Pasquier-Pidoux||Nov. 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
BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in C minor, Opus 1 No. 3
Allegro con brio
Andante cantabile con variazione
Menuetto: Quasi allegro