11 Sep 2010

François Dumont, piano

François Dumont played the piano for Beethoven's Trio No. 5.

François Dumont born in 1985 in Lyon , France was admitted to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique of Paris, in the class of Bruno Rigutto. Since then, Dumont has won several important awards in various competitions such as Concours Reine Elisabeth in Brussels in 2007, Clara Haskil Competition 2009 and the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition also in 2009. His concert activities includes appearances in major concert series in Holland, Germany, Irland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, USA, Mexico, Brazil, Syria and China. Dumont has made many recordings for the radio and television in Belgium, Japan, Irland, Switzerland, USA, Italy, Brazil and China. In spite of his young age, François Dumont has made CD recordings of all of the sonatas of Mozart and with his “Trio Elégiaque” wor ks of Messiaen and Dusapin which have gained him worldwide success. François Dumont continues his artistic formation with great Masters such as Murray Perahia, Leon Fleisher, Dmitri Bashkirov, Fou Ts’ong, Menahem Pressler, William Grant Naboré and Andreas Staier at the International Piano Academy Lake Como in Dongo.

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