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Tortelier

Paul . 1914--90, French cellist and composer
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Tortelier is a masterly conductor of French music and coaxes lithe, supple and elegant performances from the players.
In the former, part of the Phil's Strauss Edition, Tortelier teased a lovely shimmering effect from the orchestra, as well as some suitably torrid passages which reverberated in the conical cathedral.
Tortelier's visit came not long after he had recorded Bach's six cello suites on a disc that is now one of the all-time classics.
On leaving in 1978, he was invited by Paul Tortelier to study with him for two years in Nice.
In the course of the sixty years of the Prague Spring Festival Competition the jury has included outstanding artists from all parts of the world (David Oistrach, Vaclav Holzknecht, Karel Pravoslav Sadlo, Paul Tortelier, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Alois Haba, Hans Haselbock, Wolfgang Schneiderhan, Angelica May, Josef Suk, Philip Jones, Rudolf Firkusny, Lazar Berman, Vaclav Neumann, Rafael Kubelik or Jorma Panula).
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Jan Pascal Tortelier.
4 with a program featuring Chopin, Schubert and Beethoven, and the Pittsburgh Symphony with conductor Yan-Pascal Tortelier offers Bizet and Berlioz Feb.
He showered them with gifts, including $12,000 wrist watches for conductors Pascal Tortelier and Edward Downes, and jewelry for pianist Kathryn Stott.
Paul Tortelier, cello; Herbert Menges, Louis Fremaux, Philharmonia and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestras.
After a performance with the Warsaw Sinfonia, conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier, concerts with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Scottish Opera followed.
Yan Pascal Tortelier and Rumon Gamber conduct the BBC Philarmonic in a programme packed with popular favourites, including the theme from Star Wars, Hadyn's Toy Symphony, Ravel's Bolero and Dance of the Swans from Swan Lake.
Yuri Simonov conducts the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra in Shostakovich's painfully self-portraiting Tenth Symphony on October 15, Alexandra Dariescu the soloist in Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto; there is a generously rich programme from the Orchestre National de Lille, Alexandre Bloch conducting, on January 28, when Leeds International Piano Competition winner Eric Lu is the soloist in Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto, flanked, no less, by the cornucopia of Ravel's Mother Goose Suite and La Valse, as well as Debussy's La Mer: and on February 11 Symphony Hall can look forward to a visit from the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, with Yan Pascal Tortelier conducting Sibelius' First Symphony and Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet the soloist.