2nd generation of this French string trio founded by the Pasquier brothers with cellist Roland Pidoux. All have solo careers and teach at the National Conservatory in Paris.
Trio PasquierOct. 2, 2011

Régis Pasquier - violin     Bruno Pasquier- viola     
Roland Pidoux- cello

These three French musicians enjoy stellar chamber and solo careers. Together since their student days at the National Conservatory in Paris, where each graduated with top honours and where they now teach, they have been playing chamber music together since 1972, touring internationally to great critical acclaim. Violinist Régis Pasquier’s awards include among others. the Prix de l’Académie du Disque Français, the Georges Enesco Prize, and the Prix Charles Cros. Bruno Pasquier is one of the few performing viola soloists on the world concert circuit and has an extensive discography. Winner of the 1965 Munich International Competition, he was soloist chair at l’Orchestre de l’Opéra de Paris (1965-1985) and a member of the Orchestre National de France. Cellist Roland Pidoux, co-founder of l’Ensemble Instrumental de France has been a member of l’Orchestre de l’Opéra de Paris, held the soloist chair in l’Orchestre National de France, and served as artistic director for Harmonia Mundi.

4th LMMC appearance.

PROGRAMME:

ROUSSEL        String Trio in A minor, Opus 58 (1937)
                                   Allegro moderato
                                   Adagio
                                   Scherzo: Allegro con spirito

FRANÇAIX       String Trio in C major (1933)
                                  Allegrettto vivo
                                  Scherzo
                                  Andante
                                  Rondo

MOZART         Divertimento in E flat major, K. 563 (1788)
                                 Allegro
                                 Adagio
                                 Menuetto
                                 Andante
                                 Menuetto: Allegretto
                                 Allegro