Bernard d'ASCOLI

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1958-11-18
Education Marseille Conservatoire
Books & Publications
Recreations philosophy, psychology, sport
Clubs N/A
Style Bernard d'Ascoli, Esq
Career pianist; debuts: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Barbican and Royal Festival Hall 1982, Concertgebouw Amsterdam 1984, Houston TX 1985, The Proms Royal Albert Hall 1986, Tokyo 1988, Paris 1989; performed as soloist with: RPO, LPO, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony Orch, CBSO, Chamber Orch of Euro, English Chamber Orch, Montreal Symphony, Boston Symphony, Dresden Philharmonic; played under conductors incl: Paavo Berglund, Andrew Davis, Sergiu Comissiona, Kurt Sanderling, Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Andrew Litton, Yevgeny Svetlanov, Michel Plasson, Sir John Pritchard, Gunter Herbig, Ivan Fischer, Andrew Parrott; various int tours; artistic dir Piano Cantabile; >ir< Best Young Talent in France 1976, First Prize Int Maria Canals Competition Barcelona 1978, Chopin Prize Santander 1980, Third Prize Leeds Int Piano Competition 1981; prize winner: Marguerite Long Competition Paris, Bach Competition Leipzig, Chopin Competition Warsaw; >ir< Liszt Sonata, La Legierezza; Franck: Prelude Chorale and Fugue (1982); Schumann: Carnaval, Papillons, Fantasie Stücke op 111 (1989), Piano Quintet with Schidlof Quartet (2001); Chopin: 4 Ballades, Nocturne in C Sharp Minor, Berceuse, Tarantelle, Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise (1990), Chopin: Impromptus, Scherzi (2005), Complete Nocturnes (2005)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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