Nicolas Dupont


“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 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. 
 “If I would have to vouch for a few young artists that deserve to be heard Nicolas is absolutely one of them.” (Itamar Golan)
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, Tatiana Samouil, 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-five CD’s with music by Brahms, Prokofiev, Franck, Debussy, Saint-Saëns, Vasks, Glazunov, Piazzolla, Janáček, Poulenc as well as many Belgian composers. 
“His great violinistic talent and exceptional musical personality deserve to be recognized by everyone.”  (Michel Arrignon)
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). 
“ Nicolas Dupont plays with an unprecedented flexibility and musicality.” (Radio Klara)
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.