Pascal Meyertoy piano
Since his debut recital in 1999, Pascal Meyer regularly performs in Europe but also Tunesia, Japan, Singapore, Argentina, Canada and New Zealand. He has played as a soloist with thePhilharmonic Orchestra of Luxemburg, the chamber orchestra The Sebastian Strings, the Musique Militaire Grand-Ducale, the Solistes Européens and the Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg. He played with conductors such as Jack Martin Händler, Nicholas Brochot, Mark Foster, Sylvain Cambreling, Arturo Tamayo, Peter Hirsch and Peter Rundel.
Next to his activities as a soloist, he forms a piano duo with Xenia Pestova. Their recording of Karlheinz Stockhausen's masterpiece MANTRA, released on NAXOS in september 2010, received rave reviews as well as prizes including a Diapason d'Or. Furthermore Pascal Meyer is part of the czech/luxemburg ALEA Piano Trio and has joined the Luxemburg-based modern music ensemble United Instruments of Lucilin.
He was prizewinner of the Luxemburgish National Competition For Young Soloists in 1997 and 1999, each time winning the gold medal with the unanimity of the jury. He was finalist of theSilvio Bengali Piano Prize in Italy in 2001, was rewarded with the Fonds Stelmes Prize of the Jeunesses Musicales in 2004 and the Prix Arts et Lettres of the Institut Grand-Ducal in Luxembourg in 2010.
Pascal Meyer studied at the Conservatory of Luxemburg with Jean Hilger, at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory of St.Petersburg with Leonid Tamulevich and finally obtained his Master's Degree at the Conservatory of Amsterdam where he studied with Jan Marisse Huizing, Håkon Austbø and Jan Wijn.
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