“The international scene appreciates Patricia Pagny’s particular approach to music and her colourful sense of sound.”
Since her impressive interpretations of Bartók’s Sonata for two pianos and percussion and Debussy’s Preludes at the Spoleto Festival of The Two Worlds, Patricia Pagny has received regular invitations to play in Europe, Asia, Canada, in the United States and South America at the most prestigious concert halls : Chicago (Orchestra Hall), Nakaniida (Bach Hall), Kyoto Concert-Hall, Tokyo (Oji and Opera-City Halls), Paris (Salle Pleyel, Salle Gaveau, Auditorium du Louvre), Zurich (Tonhalle), Munich (Herkulessaal), Basel (Stadtcasino), Calgary (Jack Singer Hall), Milan (Sala Verdi) Parma (Teatro Regio), Berlin (Philharmonie), Catania (Teatro Bellini),…
She has appeared as soloist with such orchestras as the Chicago Symphony, Philharmonia Hungarica, Sinfonia Varsovia, Arturo Toscanini Symphony, the Münchner Rundfunkorchester-Bayerischer Rundfunk, Berlin Symphony, the Festival Strings Lucerne, Strasbourg Philharmonic, Slovac Radio Symphony, Orchestre Lamoureux, Québec Symphony, Istanbul State Symphony, Zürcher Kammerorchester, Kammerorchester Heilbronn, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Dresdner Kapellsolisten (Soloists of the Staatskapelle Dresden), Orchestre Colonne, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana.
Patricia Pagny also performed in recitals and chamber music concerts at the Spoleto, Firenze, Bologna, Zurich, Montreux, Colmar, Strasbourg, Kuhmo, Menuhin/Gstaad Festivals, the Ost-West Musikfest in Vienna, the Società dei Concerti in Milan and the Primavera Concertistica in Lugano with well-known colleagues and conductors including Sir Georg Solti , Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Uri Segal, Marcello Viotti, Hans Graf, Avi Ostrowski, Theodor Guschlbauer, Rudolf Baumgartner, Wolf-Dieter Hauschild, Siegfried Palm, Saschko Gawriloff, Carter Brey, Olivier Charlier, Kyoko Shikata, Richard Hickox, Howard Griffiths, Gérard Poulet, Heinz Fricke, Jone Kaliunaite, Emi Ohi-Resnick.
Patricia Pagny won the Alessandro Casagrande International Piano Competition in Terni, Italy, the Pembaur-Preis Bern, Switzerland, and the Rollino Piano Prize. In addition, she was a finalist at the Marsala Piano Competition and Concours Clara Haskil, and was also laureate of the Action Musicale Philip Morris, France.
She has made both radio and television recordings. Her compact discs by STRADIVARIUS, NOVALIS, GUTINGI and MGB include piano pieces from Scarlatti, to Othmar Schoeck, Arthur Honegger and Paul Glass (born 1934). Her CD featuring Mendelssohn’s Songs without Words was chosen as one of the “Top5” by ARTE-Television in 2007.
Patricia Pagny has studied with Nora Doallo (student of Vincente Scaramuzza in Buenos Aires), Nikita Magaloff, Maria Joâo Pires, Paul Badura-Skoda and is teaching at Bern University of Arts in Switzerland – Hochschule der Künste Bern-HKB – as a piano and chamber music Professor.
She created “Tasti’Era-Projects”, an association whose aim is to promote young pianists through concerts, recitals and multidisciplinary events which are tailored to today’s audiences. She is the artistic director www.tastieraprojects.com
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN – Piano sonatas op 13, 28, 57
CLARA & ROBERT SCHUMANN – Concertos Konzertsatz
SCARLATTI, SCHUBERT, CHOPIN, GRIEG, DEBUSSY, BOULANGER, GINASTERA – AbonDance
ROBERT SCHUMANN – Carnaval Op.9, Four Pieces Op.32, Fantasy Op.17 version 1836
JOHANNES BRAHMS – the complete works for piano and cello
WOLFGANG AMADÉ MOZART – Piano sonatas variations rondos
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN – Complete works for Piano and Cello Disc 2
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN – Complete works for Piano and Cello Disc 1
FELIX MENDELSSOHN – Songs without Words op.19, 30, 62, 67
ARTHUR HONEGGER – Complete Sonatas for Violin & Piano
OTHMAR SCHOECK – Sonaten fur Violine und Klavier
WOLFGANG AMADÉ MOZART – Piano Concertos K467 & K 482
FRANZ SCHUBERT – Sonata A Minor Variations
CLAUDE DEBUSSY – Disc 1 & 2 Complete Preludes Suite Bergamasque Children’s Corner Ballade Danse
ROBERT SCHUMANN – Sonate Op.22 Nachtstücke op.23 | JOHANNES BRAHMS Händel Variations op.24
DOMENICO SCARLATTI – 15 Sonatas
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN – Complete Works Piano Four Hands
JOSEPH HAYDN – Sonatas Hob.XVI/23, 37, 49, 52