Moraguès, Pascal, Clarinet
Pascal Moraguès has been principal clarinet in the Orchestre de Paris since 1981, professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris since 1995 and guest professor at the Superior College of Music in Osaka and at the Royal College of Music in London.
He is leading a busy career both as a soloist and a sought-after chamber musician.
Conductors he has performed with as a soloist include Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez, Semyon Bychkov, Paavo Järvi, Carlo-Maria Giulini, Zubin Metha, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Christoph Eschenbach, Frans Brüggen.
He is a member of the Quintette Moraguès, the Viktoria Mullova Ensemble, the Ensemble “Katia and Marielle Labèque“ and he is regularly invited as a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
In chamber music, he has also played with Sviatoslav Richter, Christian Zacharias, Daniel Barenboim, Elena Bashkirova, Christophe Eschenbach, Pascal Rogé, Itamar Golan, Stephen Bishop, Oleg Maisenberg, Schlomo Mintz, Joshua Bell, Yuri Bashmet, Gary Hoffman, Nathalia Gutman, Dame Felicity Lott, with the Wanderer and the Guarneri Trio and with the Borodine, Leipzig, Jerusalem, Prazack, Fine-Arts String Quartets, Sine-Nomine.
Moraguès frequently performs as a soloist in prestigious international music halls like the Wigmore Hall in London, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Konzerthaus in Berlin, the Victoria Hall in Geneva, the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Lincoln Center in Washington, the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, the Théâtre des Champs Elysées and Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and several prestigious festival such as, Salzburg, Lucerne, Montreux, Jerusalem, La Roque d‘Antheron, etc.
He is regularly invited to Asia, the United States, Australia, the Middle East and all over Europe for concert tours and master classes.
Pascal Moraguès has made many recordings – with Sviatoslav Richter (Philips), Viktoria Mullova, Prazak Quartet, et al. – most of which have won international prizes.