Pascal Moragues has been first principal clarinet in the Orchestre de Paris since 1981, Professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris since 1995, guest Professor at the College of Music in Osaka (Japan) since 2002 and Professor at the High School of Music in Lausanne.
A busy career
He is leading a busy career both as a soloist and a soughtafter chamber musician.
Conductors he has performed with as a soloist include Daniel Barenboïm, Pierre Boulez, Semyon Bychkov, Carlo-Maria Giulini, Zubin Metha, Wolfgang Sawallich, Christophe Eschenbach, Yuri Bashmet, Emmanuel Krivine, Frans Bruggen, Louis Langrée and Stephan Sanderling.
He is a member of the Quintette Moragues, the Viktoria Mullova Ensemble, the Ensemble of Katia and Marielle Labèque and he is regularly invited as a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
In chamber music, he has also played with Sviatoslav Richter, Christian Zacharias, Daniel Barenboïm, Elena Bashkirova, Christophe Eschenbach, Pascal Rogé, Christian Ivaldi, Brigitte Engerer,Itamar Golan, Stephen Bishop, Oleg Maisenberg, Joseph Kalichstein, Schlomo Mintz, Joshua Bell, Yuri Bashmet, Gary Hoffman, Nathalia Gutmann, Dame Felicity Lott, with the Wanderer and the Guarneri Trio and with the Borodine, Sine Nomine, Carmina, Amati, Prazak, Leipzig, Lindsay, Endellion, Jerusalem, Isaye and Talich String Quartets.
Pascal Moragues frequently performs in prestigious international music halls like the Wigmore Hall in London, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Konzerthaus in Vienna and Berlin, the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Lincoln Center in Washington, The Jérusalem Festival, the Lucerne Festival, the Théâtre des Champs Elysées and Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris.
He is regularly invited to Japan, the United States, Australia, the Middle East and all over Europe for concert tours and master classes.
He has made many recordings – with Sviatoslav Richter, Viktoria Mullova, the Quintette Moragues,… – , most of which have won international prizes.