Pascal Moraguès was appointed Principal Clarinet of the Orchestre de Paris under Daniel Barenboim at the age of 18. He has performed as a soloist with leading orchestras and conductors including Boulez, Bychkov, Brüggen, Giulini, Sawallisch, Eschenbach and Järvi. His chamber music partners include Bashkirova, Lott, Braley, Bell and Bashmet, and the Pražák, Jerusalem, Belcea and Danel quartets. He has participated in festivals including Salzburg, Lucerne, Berlin and Rheingau, and in venues including Wigmore Hall (London), Carnegie Hall (New York), Musikverein (Vienna), Konzerthaus (Berlin), Suntory (Tokyo) and Théâtre de Champs Elysée (Paris). In 1995 he was appointed Professor at the Paris Conservatoire, and since 2017 also teaches at the Ecole de Musique (Lausanne) and the Royal College of Music (London). His recordings have gathered international awards and include the Schubert Octet with the Mullova Ensemble, and the Beethoven Quintet for Piano and Winds with Richter and the Moraguès Woodwind Quintet.
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