“With over ninety 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, Urban Piano Quartet, Carousel Ensemble, Ensemble K and Duo Andaluza, he has premiered over eighty 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 chamber music partners across Europe and beyond. Amongst the concert halls that have shaped his career are Wigmore Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields (UK), 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, Frans Helmerson, Rohan De Silva, Michel Arrignon, Bruno Philippe, Gaby Van Riet, Michel Béroff, Gérard Caussé and Vineta Sareika, amongst others.
Nicolas’ discography includes over fifteen 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.
His teachers have included Dejan Mijajev, Yuzuko Horigome (Royal Conservatory of Brussels), Itamar Golan (chamber music, CNSM of Paris) and Rodney Friend (Royal Academy of Music, London).
Nicolas is a violin professor at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles (CRB).