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Yan Pascal Tortelier (born 19 April 1947) is a French conductor and violinist. Born in Paris, he is the son of the cellist Paul Tortelier, and the brother of Maria de la Pau. Tortelier began piano and violin studies at age 4. At age 14, he was a first-prize winner for violin at the Paris Conservatoire.

Tortelier has worked and recorded extensively in the United Kingdom. He was principal conductor of the Ulster Orchestra from 1989 to 1992. He served as Principal Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in Manchester from 1992 to 2003, and now has the title of conductor emeritus with the orchestra. He has also been a Principal Guest Conductor of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (NYOGB).

Tortelier served as Principal Guest Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra from 2005 to 2008. He was principal conductor of the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (OSESP) from 2009 to 2011, and had the title of honorary guest conductor with the OSESP from 2011 to 2013. Tortelier first guest-conducted the Iceland Symphony Orchestra (ISO) in 1998. In October 2015, the ISO announced the appointment of Tortelier as its next chief conductor, effective with the 2016-2017 season, with an initial contract of 3 years.

Tortelier's recordings include his own orchestration of Ravel's Trio. He is a regular recording artist for Chandos Records, and has conducted commercial recordings for Chandos with the BBC Philharmonic, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and the OSESP.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 Clarinet Concerto no. 1 and other works Weber, Crusell, Tartini, Debussy; Emma Johnson, English Chamber Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier 3
1990 Albéniz: Iberia Suite / Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat complete Albeniz, Falla; Yan Pascal Tortelier, The Philharmonia, Jill Gomez 1
1991 Fountains of Rome / Pines of Rome / Roman Festivals Ottorino Respighi; The Philharmonia, Yan Pascal Tortelier 2
1992 Symphony no. 1 / Symphony no. 2 "Le Double" Henri Dutilleux; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
1992 Symphony in E-flat / Suite "Nobilissima visione" / Overture "Neues vom Tage" Paul Hindemith; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
1994 BBC Music, Volume 2, Number 9: Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel, Capriccio Espagnol / Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
1994 An American in Paris / Suite: Catfish Row / Variations on "I Got Rhythm" / Girl Crazy / Strike Up the Band George Gershwin; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Howard Shelley 1
1994 Poulenc: Organ Concerto / Widor: Symphony no. 5 for Organ / Guilmant: Symphony no. 1 for Organ and Orchestra Poulenc, Widor, Guilmant; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Ian Tracey 1
1994 Symphony in C major / Polyeucte Overture Paul Dukas; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
1994 Violin Favourites Yan Pascal Tortelier, Ulster Orchestra 1
1995 Gloria / Stabat Mater Francis Poulenc; BBC Singers, BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Janice Watson 1
1995 Orchestral Works, Volume 4 Debussy; Yan Pascal Tortelier, Ulster Orchestra 1
1996 BBC Music, Volume 5, Number 1: The Planets Gustav Holst; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
1999 Faust et Hélène Lili Boulanger; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
1999 Symphony in B-flat / Viviane / La tempête / Soir de fête Ernest Chausson; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
2000 Guilmant: Symphony no. 2 / Widor: Symphony no. 3 / Franck: Choral no. 2 Guilmant, Widor, Franck; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Ian Tracey 1
2001 Concert Music for Strings and Bass / Violin Concerto / Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes of Carl Maria Von Weber Hindemith; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Leonidas Kavakos 1
2003 Requiem / La Naissance de Vénus / Cantique de Jean Racine / Pavane Fauré; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
2004 Debussy Complete Works for Orchestra Claude Debussy; Ulster Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
2005 Poèmes de l'amour Chausson, Ravel, Debussy; Susan Graham, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
2010 Massenet: Piano Pieces/ Debussy: Fantaisie / Ravel: Concertos Jules Massenet, Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel; BBC Symphony Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet 1
2011 La Tragédie de Salomé / Le palais hanté / Psaume 14 Schmitt; Susan Bullock, São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and Choir, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
2014 Concerto for Piano and Wind Orchestra / Capriccio / Movement / Pétrouchka Stravinsky; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Les Inspirations insolites Erik Satie; Mesplé, Benoît, Ciccolini, Tortelier, Litaize, Dervaux, Auriacombe 1
1993 BBC Music, Volume 1, Number 11: Elgar: Cello Concerto / Lloyd: Symphony no. 9 Sir Edward Elgar, George Lloyd; Colin Carr, BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier, George Lloyd 1
1993 Orchestral Works Debussy, Ravel; Ulster Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Gerard McChrystal 1
1998 Sancta Susanna Paul Hindemith; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1
2000 BBC Music, Volume 8 Number 10: Peter and the Wolf with David Attenborough Prokofiev, Britten; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier, David Attenborough 1
2000 Complete Orchestral Works Henri Dutilleux; BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier 2
2013 Church Windows / Brazilian Impressions / Belkis, Queen of Sheba / Metamorphoseon / Roman Trilogy Ottorino Respighi; Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon, Yan Pascal Tortelier 1

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