“With over 90 concerts a year, Nicolas Dupont (°1992) is one of the most active Belgian chamber musicians of his generation.” (El Diario Montanes)
As a member of the Edinburgh Quartet, Kugoni Trio, Roeland Hendrikx Ensemble, Ensemble K and Duo Andaluza, he has premiered over ninety pieces in close collaboration with composers and has made recordings for Belgian, Danish, French, Swiss, Italian, English, Scottish and Dutch radio and television.
Based in Brussels since 2017, Nicolas frequently travels as a soloist or with his colleagues across Europe and beyond. Amongst the concert halls that have shaped his career, are Wigmore Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Queen’s Hall (VK), BOZAR, Flagey, deBijloke, AMUZ, deSingel, Concertgebouw Brugge (BE), la Seine Musicale (FR),...
Nicolas draws much inspiration from new musical collaborations and has performed alongside Yuzuko Horigome, Justus Grimm, Máté Szűcs, Mihaela Martin, Pascal Moragues, Daniel Blumenthal, Frans Helmerson, Rohan De Silva, Michel Arrignon, Gaby Van Riet, Michel Béroff, Gérard Caussé and Vineta Sareika.
Despite his young age, Nicolas’ discography includes around twenty CD’s with music by Brahms, Franck, Debussy, Saint-Saëns, Vasks, Piazzolla, Janáček, Poulenc as well as many Belgian composers.
Nicolas is currently the leader of the Ataneres Ensemble and has worked as guest concertmaster with Orchestre National de Lille, Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen, Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, Santander Festival Orchestra,...
Nicolas Dupont’s teachers have included Dejan Mijajev, Yuzuko Horigome (Royal Conservatory of Brussels), Itamar Golan (chamber music, duo, CNSM of Paris) and Rodney Friend (Royal Academy of Music, London).
Passionate about teaching, Nicolas has previously held teaching positions at King’s College London and the Royal Conservatoire of Brussels (KCB) as the assistant to Mrs Yuzuko Horigome.
He is now a violin professor at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles (CRB).
Nicolas Dupont plays on a Giuseppe Petrazzini violin, generously on loan by a sponsor.