Pascal Bertin

Oude Muziek Specialist Zang

Pascal Bertin began his singing carreer at the age of 11 years old with the Choeur d' Enfants de Paris, under the direction of Roger de Magnee, with whom he performed as a soloist around the world working with conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, Zubin Mehta and Sir Georg Solti. In 1988 he received, as a student of William Christie the first prize for interpretation of Baroque music from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris.

As an interpreter of opera and oratorio, Pascal Bertin has performed with conductors and orchestras such as: Jordi Savall, Christophe Rousset, Philippe Herreweghe, Marc Minkowski, Emmanuelle Haim, Masaki Suzuki, John Eliot Gardiner, Sigiswald Kuijken, Gustav Leonhardt,Ton Koopman,William Christie, Jean Tubery, Joel Suhubiette, Benoit Haller, Jean-Marc Aymes, Stephan Macleod, Francoise Lasserre, Gilbert Bezina, Konrad Junghanel, Michel Corboz, Thomas Engelbrock, Paul Dombrecht,  Eduardo Lopez Banzo, Marcel Ponseele, Herve Niquet, Pierre Cao, Reinhard Goebel, Concerto Koln, Ricercar consort, Freiburger barock orchester, Academy of ancient music.

He also enjoys an extensive carreer singing with various leading ensembles performing music of the middle-ages and the renaissance. Among these ensembles are the Huelgas Ensemble, Mala Punica, Daedalus, Doulce Memoire, Clément Janequin , A Sei Voci, Gilles Binchois.

On the opera stage, he has performed in Geneva, Antwerp, Salzburg, Chicago, Tokyo, Lille, , New-York Strasbourg, Paris , Nice, Amsterdam, Marseille, Bologna, Lausanne, Luxemburg, Nancy, Dijon,...

Pascal Bertin has recorded over 100 CDs from different periods and styles. Among them, 3 with the vocal jazz-ensemble Indigo he founded in 1987.

He is the head of the Early Music Department at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris and voice teacher at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague.