The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Concours International de Piano Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
"Entre Ciel et Terre
between Sky & Earth"
"A Prokofiev Seventh Sonata boasting perfect rhythmic quality and remarkable balance between virtuosity and musicality: good blood never lies!"
Jacques Doucelin, LE FIGARO
Les Leçons de piano
Béatrice Quoniam & Pascal Nemirovski
Pascal Nemirovski has authored these two books for beginners in collaboration with Beatrice Quoniam. The aim of these two volumes of Piano Lessons is to provide young pianists with the fundamental groundwork required for learning how to play the piano.
Pascal Nemirovski is recognised as one of the most sought-after piano pedagogues in the world with many of his students winning top international prizes (Leeds, Busoni, Ettlingen, YCA New York, YCAT London, BBC New Generation Artist…) and are now successful recording artists represented by major Concert Artist Management companies (Harrison Parrott, Askonas Holt, Intermusica, Columbia Artist Management…). Among them Lise de la Salle, Louis Schwizgebel, Daniel Lebhardt ...
He studied at the Juilliard School with Nadia Reisenberg and Adele Marcus from 1981 to 1984 on a full scholarship (Steinway & Freundlich Fund). Then he continued his studies in Paris with France Clidat and Alexis Weissenberg and started to give concerts and masterclasses in Europe, the United States and Asia.
In 2004, he released his first CD “Entre Ciel et Terre” devoted to Chopin, Prokofiev and Scriabin which was unanimously acclaimed by the press.
At the age of 28, his vocation for teaching was recognised by violinist Vladimir Spivakov who invited him to teach and supervise the Masterclasses of the International Festival of Colmar and was the youngest professor, among internationally renowned figures including Dmitri Bashkirov, Pascal Devoyon, Gary Graffman, Vladimir Krainev, Reina Sherechevskaia, Tatiana Zelikman...
Since this experience, he started to be invited to give lectures, Masterclasses, workshops all over the world:
China: Shanghai Conservatory & Middle school, Beijing Central and China Conservatories & Middle school, Shenzhen Arts School and Guangzhou Conservatory & Middle school
Finland: Sibelius Academy, Helsinki
France: MusicAlp, Courchevel and Tignes, Colmar, International Festival, Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris
Germany: Edwin Fisher Summer Academy, Potsdam
Ireland: Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin
Italy: MusicFestPerugia, Perugia
Israel: Buchmann-Mehta School of music, Tel-Aviv and The Jerusalem Music Centre
Lithuania: Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Vilnius
Philippines: University of Santo Tomas. University of the Philippines
Russia: Moscow Conservatory and Central school of Music attached to the Conservatory
Spain: Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid, Valencia International Performance Academy and Festival, Campillos International Piano Competition, Talent Music Summer Courses&Festival
Taiwan: International Taipei Maestro Piano Festival, National Taiwan Normal University
UK: Chetham’s International Summer School and Festival for Pianists, Manchester. Cadenza, Purcell School, Oxford University
USA: Young Concert Artists, New-York. Manhattan International Music Competition. San José International Piano Competition. Piano Texas International Festival & Academy
He is also very much in demand as a jury member at International Piano Competitions throughout the world and has been appointed Artistic Director and Chairman of the Jury of the “Concours International de Piano Antoine de Saint-Exupéry” (Saint-Priest/Lyon, France) in 2017.
For 10 years, he has taught at the Royal Academy of Music in London and was awarded Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (Hon ARAM). Having much experience in teaching, he was also responsible for the Subject Specialism “Piano Pedagogy” for LRAM (Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music) and edited two books. During this period, he also taught at the Purcell School.
In 2016, he joined the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, where he now holds the position of “International Chair” in Piano.
Pascal Nemirovski is a Steinway Artist.