French pianist Pascal Godart is the winner of the Grand Prix Maria Callas International Piano Competition (1996) in Greece where he performed ten concertos. He has appeared extensively on international stages and venues such as Salle Pleyel and Salle Gaveau in Paris, Konzerthaus in Vienna, Acropolis Amphitheatre and Megaro Muzikis in Athens, Bolshoi and Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Philharmonie Hall in St. Petersburg, Seoul Arts Center in South Korea, Yokohama and Hakuba Festival, Hamamatsu Hama Hall, Stresa Festival, Radio-France Montpellier Festival, Les Haudères Festival, Académie Tibor Varga, La Monnaie - Bruxelles, Shanghai Concert Hall and numerous others.

He has also appeared with many prestigious orchestras and conductors in Europe, America and Asia. Highlights of his recent and upcoming engagements include piano concertos of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Berg, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Ravel, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns, Mozart.

Mr. Godart has captured top prizes in numerous international piano competitions, including Robert Casadesus in Cleveland (1989), Tokyo International Music Competition in Japan (1992), Dino Ciani in Scala di Milano (1993). In 1990 he was the Grand Prize winner of Porto International Competition in Portugal.

Pascal Godart also devotes much of his time to chamber music collaborating with many of leading musicians and ensembles, among them the American Ballet Theater (with Benjamin Millepied), Brigitte Meyer, Florent Héau, Jean-Louis Capezzali, Marina Viotti, Pavel Vernikov, Svetlana Makarova, Istvàn Vàrdai, Joël Marosi, Eli Karanfilova, Mi-Kyung Lee, Gyula Stuller, Olivier Charlier, Dan Zhu, Raphaël Oleg, Natalia Gutman, David Gaillard.

Pascal Godart studied piano with Renée Entremont, mother of Phillip Entremont. In 1985, he entered Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (Yvonne Loriod and Pierre Reach).

Mr. Godart received first prizes in solo piano, chamber music, vocal accompaniment, and continued his studies in the most selective program of the Conservatoire, Cycle de Perfectionnement. He was one of the most brilliant students of Prof. Vadim Sakharov and Elena Varvarova.

Pascal Godart has been member of jurys such as Grand Prix Maria Callas 2010 in Athens, pre-selection committee for Geneva International Piano Competition 2014.

Since 2010, Pascal Godart is Professor at Hemu - Lausanne. As from 2022 he has been appointed Head of the Piano and Accompaniment Department.