Pascal Siffert

Pascal Siffert is from Fribourg, Switzerland, but has lived in Sweden since 1996. He is section leader with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestras viola section and has been a member of the orchestra since 1998. He is also section leader in the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, of which he has been a member since 1990. In addition, he regularly plays with ensembles such as Ensemble Modern in Frankfurt and Camerata Salzburg.

Pascal Siffert studied under Sndor Vgh at Mozarteum University Salzburg, and Keiko Wataya and Charles-Andr Linale at the Utrechts Conservatorium. He has also participated in master classes with Thomas Riebl at Prussia Cove in England.

Pascal Siffert is passionate about chamber music and often appears in Konserthusets various chamber music subscriptions. He also performs solos in viola concertos by Per Nrgrd, Bernd Alois Zimmermann and Bla Bartk, for example. In 2015 he performed the solo in Richard Strauss Don Quixote for cello, viola and orchestra with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and his colleague, cellist Johannes Rostamo.