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Pascal Rogé: Fall 2016 Benefit Recital

Pascal Rogé exemplifies the finest in French pianism. Born in Paris, he was a student of the Paris Conservatory and was also mentored by Julius Katchen and the great Nadia Boulanger. Winner of Georges Enesco piano competition and 1st prize of Marguerite Long Piano competition, he became an exclusive Decca recording artist at the age of seventeen. His playing of Poulenc, Satie, Fauré, Saint-Saëns and especially Ravel, is characterized by its elegance, beauty and stylistically perfect phrasing.

Recently, Pascal
 has
 enjoyed
 playing
 recitals
 for four-hands/two-pianos with
 his
 partner 
in life and in music Ami Rogé.
 Together, they
 have travelled
 the
 world 
appearing at
prestigious
festivals and
concert halls and recorded
 several
 CDs
 dedicated
 to
 the
 French
2
piano
and
4
hands repertoire. In 2011 they have given the 
premiere
of a
newly commissioned Concerto
 for
 Two
 Pianos
 by
 the
 composer
 Matthew
 Hindson
 with
 the Sydney 
Symphony
 Orchestra
 conducted by
Vladimir
Ashkenazy.

Pascal Rogé is Chairman of the Geneva Piano competition and gives regular masterclasses in France, Japan, United States and United Kingdom.