Join the Embassy Series for a Concert & Reception at the Embassy of Hungary to Enjoy Pascal Salomon, in Cooperation with the Embassy of Israel

In Tribute to Teodor Herzl & Max Nordau, with the gracious sponsorship of the Billy Rose Foundation and the Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation


French pianist Pascal Salomon has performed intensively in France, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Greece, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Israel, China and USA, both in recitals and chamber music.  Some of his solo appearances with orchestra are “Orchestre de la Suisse Romande”, “Sinfonietta” of Lausanne and “La Sinfonietta” de Genève, Orchestre du Capitol (Toulouse), National Chamber Orchestra of Moldova (Chisinau).  He taught piano for nine years at the Music Conservatory of Geneva.  He gave master classes in Romania (University of Art and College of Music in Iasi), in Hungary (Crescendo Summer Institute of Art), and in China (Yunnan Institute of Arts). Some of the major concert venues: “Ernest Ansermet Studio” Geneva Swiss Radio concert hall (Switzerland), Stravinski Auditorium Montreux (Switzerland), Toulouse Capitole (France), Chisinau Organ Hall (Republic of Moldova), Iasi Philharmonic Hall (Romania), Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing-China).

  • Pascal Salomon has studied at the “Conservatoire National de Musique de Paris” with Gabriel Tacchino.  He has taken numerous master classes with the pianists Vera Gornostaeva (professor at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow), György Sebök, Andras Schiff, Paul Badura-Skoda, Murray Perahia and Jeremy Denk.  He was granted the virtuosity degree at the “Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Genève” where he studied with Edson Elias and Nelson Goerner. He obtained a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at University of California Santa Barbara (2017), under the mentorship of Paul Berkowitz and Lee Rothfarb; his research topic was an in-depth study of music phenomenology from a performer’s standpoint.
  • A few of many reviews of his virtuoso performances:
    • “Real presence…the wonderful Lisztian sonority is long, smooth and without superfluous  effects.” ( Le Bien Public-France)
    • “This pianist touches all of the styles with an exceptional ease, either in chamber music or with symphonic orchestras.” (City Theater of Sens – France)
  • Program:
    • Bach: English Suite no 3 in G minor
    • Chopin: Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2 in E flat major
    • Chopin: “Polonaise-Fantaisie” op 61
    • Rachmaninov: Prelude op 32 No 12 in G# minor, op 23 No 4 in D major, op 23 No 7 in C minor
    • Debussy: “L’isle Joyeuse”. 
  • Wharton Club Members & Guests:
    • Buffet reception/wine- 
    • REGISTER - all tickets are inclusive, for Concert & Reception with the artist featuring Hungarian cuisine, beer and wine:
      • Regular Members: Just 59/person,
      • 1-year President's Club: 2 tickets for 59
      • 2 or 3-year President's Club, or Lifetime: 2 Complimentary Tickets
        • ‚ÄčIMPORTANT: We have only a limited number of free tickets. If you want to upgrade your Membership, please call us at 301-365-8999 (9am-7pm, 7days/wk)


7:30PM - 10:00PM Thu 12 Apr 2018 ( Timezone: Eastern )


Embassy of Hungary
2950 Spring of Freedom Lane
Washington, DC 20009

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Lisa Bolden
  L.A.Bolden Company
Marya Pickering
  Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security
Bob Jacobs
Sandy Jacobs
Alan Schlaifer
  Wharton Club
Ruwan Salgado
  Strat8gy Intl.
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