Jerome Pernoo


Following his studies at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris, Jérôme Pernoo has received numerous awards in major international competitions: winner of the Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow, 3rd prize in the Rostropovitch competition in Paris in 1994 and 1st prize in the Pretoria competition in 1996.

Jérôme Pernoo performs with most of the major French symphony orchestras and works closely with the Matheus and Jean-Christophe Spinosi ensemble. With this, he was invited to the Salzburg Festival in 2010 and to the Carnegie Hall in New York in 2013. Abroad, he played with phalanges such as the Deutsches-Symfonie Orchester Berlin, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Bayerische Staatsoper Orchestra in Munich, the Zurich Opera Orchestra, the Spanish National Orchestra or the Stockholm Radio Orchestra.

He rubs shoulders with pianist Jérôme Ducros in recital with some of the most prestigious musical stages: the Berlin Philharmonic, Wigmore Hall in London, the Champs-Elysées theater, the Châtelet theater and the Cité de la musique in Paris. His other chamber music partners are Alina Ibragimova, Renaud Capuçon, Gérard Caussé, Antoine Tamestit, Henri Demarquette, Christophe Coin, Frank Braley, Nicholas Angelich, Eric Le Sage, Bertrand Chamayou, Emmanuel Pahud, Paul Meyer, the Ebène quartets, Modigliani, Chiaroscuro.

Dedicated to works by composers such as Guillaume Connesson, Jérôme Ducros or Jérémie Rhorer, in 2008 he performed the world concerto for cello by Guillaume Connesson.

Jérôme Pernoo created in 2005 Mr. Haydn's Les Vacances festival in La Roche-Posay, of which he is the artistic director. He wrote for Deutsche Grammophon the Offenbach concerto with Marc Minkowski and the Connesson concerto with Jean-Christophe Spinosi (forthcoming). With Jérôme Ducros, he published the sonatas of Rachmaninov and Bridge, as well as the Sonata à Kreutzer by Beethoven. He has just released an album entirely dedicated to Guillaume Connesson's chamber music in the Pierre Bergé collection, awarded with a Classica Shock.

He currently plays an anonymous XNUMXth century Italian baroque cello and piccolo cello, Milan school, as well as a modern cello designed for him by Franck Ravatin.

In 2005, he was appointed professor of cello at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris.

It was in 1997 that Jérôme Pernoo created the Easter festival of Deauville with Renaud Capuçon, François Salque, Jérôme Ducros and Nicholas Angelich for the benefit of future generations. Then he in turn created Les Vacances de Monsieur Haydn at La Roche-Posay and this year the Paris Chamber Music Center in the Salle Cortot.


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