The pianist Pascal GALLET
appeared on television for the first time at the age
of 10. He began studying at the "CNSM" in Paris at a very young age. Having
won several international prizes, awards- Viotti, Porto, Trapani, the Menuhin
Foundation, Senegalia, the French Ministry of Culture, he began an
international career as a soloist working with some of the world's most
Olivier Messiaen epigraphed two extracts from the "Bird's Catalogue" "le
merle bleu (the blue blackbird) et la rousserolle effarvatte (the reed warbler).
His open-mindedness and his originality have enabled him to put together
shows with performers such as Macha Méril, Marie-Rose Carlié, Patrick
Topaloff, Bernard Bilis and recently, Christophe Barbier.
His first recordings were praised by critics, particularly the one dedicated to
Turina that was said to match Alicia de Larocha's, a Chopin DVD
commemorating the bicentenary anniversary of the composer's birth. Jolivet
occupies a special place in Pascal Gallet's work since the latter remains the
only pianist in the world to have made a recording of the artist's complete
works, including the concerto. These recordings have been unanimously
acclaimed by specialized press.
2011: Pascal Gallet's DVD dedicated to Liszt performed on Liszt's
Steingraeber piano (1873), was a huge success.
2012: November, new edition cd Chopin
2013: October, cd « live » Preludes from Debussy acclaimed by the critical
Pascal Gallet is at the origin of International Competition Teresa Llacuna and
created also the International Competition of piano in Madagascar
2014: May, Just appointed to teach in CNRR in Marseille
2014: July, rewarded by Prize “Béatrice de Savoie 2014”
And was decorated by Guatemala as a distinguished visitor to the citty of Guatemala Citty.
Two recordings are released this year 2014. A CD about Henri Collet and
another one «cinema classic" with classical repertoire and film music
Since, Pascal Gallet travels the world, particularly and regularly to Brazil
invited at the "International Festival CIVEBRA 2016 and in China selected as a
pianist at the Shanghai Spring Festival and at the Guangxi New Easan Music
Festival where he has premiered many chinese master pieces for piano, a CD
( ) achieves this cooperation. In 2016, Pascal Gallet is hired
by Sud Radio for weekly musical chronicles broadcasted on week ends
Recently, Pascal Gallet has released several solo recordings, including
classical-cinema,Collet's piano music or a CD dedicated to the works of the famous Chinese composers WenDequing and Lei Jiang.