Pascal Rogé

Biography

Born: April 6, 1951; Paris, France  
It is perhaps not surprising that pianist Pascal Rogé -- a third-generation French musician -- has mastered the modern French piano repertoire. What is surprising is the actual breadth of his repertoire and the young age at which he excelled.

In 1962, at the age of 11, he was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire, having previously studied with his mother. By the age of fifteen, he had won first prize for both piano and chamber music. At
Read more eighteen, he performed solo recitals in both Paris and London. But his major breakthrough was the first prize in the Jacques Thibaud International Competition in 1971. Several European engagements followed, and in 1974 he made his first tour to the United States, returning nearly every season. He has also become a favorite in Australia and Japan, where he has made over 20 tours.

Rogé's particular strengths lie in his sensitive and personal interpretations of twentieth century French composers; he has made recordings of complete cycles of Ravel, Poulenc, and Satie, among others. His repertoire also includes d'Indy, Saint-Saëns, as well as the great German masters -- Haydn, Mozart, Brahms, and Beethoven. His recordings have received numerous awards, including the Grand Prix du Disque and an Edison award for the Ravel concertos. His first volume of Poulenc won the 1988 Gramophone award for Best Instrumental Recording, and his collaboration with Chantal Juillet and Truls Mørk won the 1997 Gramophone award for Best Chamber Music recording.

He has taught at the Académie in Nice, but a busy international schedule has kept him from consistent teaching. More stylist than virtuosic, his solo pianism has been recognized for its decidedly French elegance, while his collaboration with orchestras has been noted for its faultless musicianship, and made him a favorite of conductors ranging from Charles Dutoit to Lorin Maazel to Kurt Masur. Read less
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Biography

Born: April 6, 1951; Paris, France  
It is perhaps not surprising that pianist Pascal Rogé -- a third-generation French musician -- has mastered the modern French piano repertoire. What is surprising is the actual breadth of his repertoire and the young age at which he excelled.

In 1962, at the age of 11, he was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire, having previously studied with his mother. By the age of fifteen, he had won first prize for both piano and chamber music. At
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TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
Ravel: Ma mère l'oye - for Piano Duet - 1. Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant
Ravel: Ma mère l'oye - for Piano Duet - 2. Petit Poucet
Ravel: Ma mère l'oye - for Piano Duet - 3. Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes
Ravel: Ma mère l'oye - for Piano Duet - 4. Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête
Ravel: Ma mère l'oye - for Piano Duet - 5. Le jardin féerique
Ravel: Violin Sonata in G - 1. Allegretto
Ravel: Violin Sonata in G - 2. Blues (Moderato)
Ravel: Violin Sonata in G - 3. Perpetuum mobile (Allegro)
1. Andante sostenuto
2. Allegro scherzando
3. Presto
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.22 - 2. Allegro scherzando
1. Prélude
2. Menuet
3. Clair de lune
4. Passepied
1. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum
2. Jimbo's Lullaby
3. Serenade For the Doll
4. The Snow Is Dancing
5. The Little Shepherd
6. Golliwogg's Cakewalk
1. Reflets dans l'eau
2. Hommage à Rameau
3. Mouvement
1. Cloches à travers les feuilles
2. Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fût
3. Poissons d'or
Ondine
Le gibet
Scarbo
1. Modéré - très franc
2. Assez lent - avec une expression intense
3. Modéré
4. Assez animé
5. Presque lent - dans un sentiment intime
6. Assez vif
7. Moins vif
8. Epilogue (Lent)
1. Noctuelles
2. Oiseaux tristes
3. Une barque sur l'océan
4. Alborada del gracioso
5. La vallée des cloches
No.1
No.2
No.3
No. 1 - Lent
No. 2 - Avec étonnement
No. 3 - Lent
No. 4
No. 5
No. 6
Lento
Allegro - Tempo I
1. Allegretto
2. Andante con moto
3. Rondo à la Française
1. Allegro con fuoco
2. Molto vivace
3. Andante cantabile
4. Finale
1. Le petit jour
2. Le lion amoureux
3. L'homme entre deux ages et ses deux maitresses
4. La mort et le bucheron
5. Les deux coqs
6. Le repas de midi
Toccata
Récitatif - Les compagnes de Diane
Rondeau - Diane et compagnes
Presto - Tiolette de Diane
Récitatif - Introduction à la Variation de Diane
Andante - Variation de Diane
Allegro feroce - Désespoir de Diane
Conclusion - Adieux et départ de Diane
1. Prélude
2. Ronde
3. Honoloulou (Intermède vocal)
4. Pastorale
5. Final
Satie: 3 Gymnopédies - No.3
Satie: Gnossiennes - No. 3 - Lent
Satie: Gnossiennes - No. 3 - Lent
1. Allegramente
2. Adagio assai
3. Presto
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - Préambule
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - 1. Le Comble de la distinction
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - 2. Le Coeur sur la main
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - 3. La Désinvolture et la discretion
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - 4. La Suite dans les idées
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - 5. Le Charme enjôleur
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - 6. Le Contentement de soi
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - 7. Le Goût du malheur
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - 8. L'Alerte Vieillesse
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - Cadence
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles - Suite pour piano - Final
Poulenc: Deux novellettes - 1. C major - Modéré sans lenteur
Poulenc: Deux novellettes - 2. B flat minor - Très rapide et rhythmé
Poulenc: Trois mouvements perpétuels - 1. Assez modéré
Poulenc: Trois mouvements perpétuels - 2. Très modéré
Poulenc: Trois mouvements perpétuels - 3. Alerte
Poulenc: Trois pièces pour piano - 1. Pastorale (Calme et mystérieux)
Poulenc: Trois pièces pour piano - 2. Hymne (Modéré)
Poulenc: Trois pièces pour piano - 3. Toccata (Très animé)
No.1
No.2
No.3
Prélude du rideau rouge
Prestidigitateur chinois
Petite fille américaine
Rag-time du paquebot
Acrobates
Suprême effort et chute des managers
Suite au Prélude du rideau rouge
1. Marche franco-lunaire
Grand ritournelle
2. Valse du "mystérieux baiser dans l'oeil"
Grand ritournelle
3. Cancan grand-mondain
Choral
Fugue litanique
Autre choral
Fugue de papier
Allegro molto
Andante
Finale
1. Allegro vivace
2. Divertissement
3. Finale
1. Andante sostenuto
2. Allegro scherzando
3. Presto
1. Allegro moderato - Andante
2. Allegro vivace - Andante - Allegro
1. Allegro animato
2. Andante
3. Molto allegro
Ondine
Le gibet
Scarbo
1. Modéré - très franc
2. Assez lent - avec une expression intense
3. Modéré
4. Assez animé
5. Presque lent - dans un sentiment intime
6. Assez vif
7. Moins vif
8. Epilogue (Lent)
1. Noctuelles
2. Oiseaux tristes
3. Une barque sur l'océan
4. Alborada del gracioso
5. La vallée des cloches
1. Modéré
2. Mouvement de menuet
3. Animé
1. Prélude
2. Fugue
3. Forlane
4. Rigaudon
5. Menuet
6. Toccata