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Aurélien Pascal
cellist

Aurélien Pascal

  • December 5, 1994 Paris

Biography

"Grand Prix" du Concours Emanuel Feuermann 2014
2ème Prix du Concours Paulo Cello 2013
Generation SPEDIDAM and "Revelation ADAMI 2014"

At only 19 years old, French cellist Aurélien Pascal was awarded the Grand Prix, Audience Prize and Special Prize for the best performance of a concerto by Ernst Toch at the 2015 Emanuel Feuermann Competition under the patronage of Daniel Barenboim. Prior to that in 2013, he was 2nd Prize-winner at the International Paulo Cello Competition in Helsinki, the prestigious jury led by Arto Noras praised the emergence of a new French talent gifted with both rare power and superb elegance. These qualities were highlighted in his interpretation Dutilleux « Tout un monde lointain» during the final performed with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Storgårds. Already, at the age of 11, Aurélien was named winner of the 1st Rostropovitch Junior Competition and in 2011 was awarded the Guy Bonnemain Prize for the best new talent at the International André Navarra Competition in Toulouse.

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