At 27 years old, Aurélien Pascal is a laureate of several international competitions, including the 2014 Emanuel Feuermann Competition, where he won the Grand Prix and the Audience Award, as well as Queen Elisabeth competition in Brussels and Paulo cello in Helsinki.
Aurélien Pascal regularly performs as a soloist with orchestras such as the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre National de Metz, the European Chamber Orchestra, the Munich Chamber Orchestra and the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, the Nuremberg and Barcelona Symphony Orchestras, the Hong Kong SinfonieSa and the Taipei Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev, Sir András Schiff, Pascal Rophé, Christoph Poppen, Clemens Schuldt, Okko Kamu and Lio Kuokman. In recital, he has performed at numerous festivals such as Verbier, Colmar, Mecklenburg Vorpommern, La Folle Journée de Nantes in France and Japan, the Festival de Radio France Montpellier Occitanie, the Rencontres Musicales d’Evian, with chamber music partners such as Augustin Dumay, Pavel Kolesnikov, Alexandre Kantorow, Paloma Kouider and Sir András Schiff. He has also performed at the Auditorium du Louvre and the Salle Gaveau in Paris, the BOZAR in Brussels, the Konzerthaus in Berlin, the Musiekgebouw in Amsterdam, the Auditori de Barcelona and the Tonhalle in Zurich. Aurélien Pascal’s discography includes, among others, the concerto by Franz Danzi recorded with the Munich Chamber Orchestra and Howard Griffiths, released by Sony Classical in January 2018. In July 2019, his latest CD All’Ungarese with Kodály’s Sonata for Solo Cello Op. 8 won the CHOC of Classica and the Diapason Découverte. Aurélien studied at the CNSMDP in the class of Philippe Müller, took part in master classes with János Starker and perfected his skills with Frans Helmerson and Gary Hoffman at the Kronberg Academy in Germany.