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Performer, improviser and creator, Bruno Belthoise is a Laureate of the Fondation Laurent-Vibert. He received the Prize of the Fondation de France in 1988. He completed the Diplôme Supérieur d'Exécution of the École Normale de Musique de Paris in 1989 and was “Révélation Classique” of ADAMI in 1997.

Soloist and founding member of the Trio Pangea, he had several works dedicated to him by contemporary composers such as Emmanuel Hieaux, Alexandre Delgado, Bernard Vienne, Sébastien Béranger, Jean-Pierre Deleuze, Fernando C. Lapa or Sérgio Azevedo. He is regularly invited to participate in festivals in France and abroad, and performs repertoire ranging from Bach to composers of our time.

His discography includes more than 25 CDs, testifying his career as a creative performer. Since 1986, he has also been invited for numerous solo recitals and to join various chamber music ensembles such as Le Concert Impromptu, the famous French woodwind quintet. He regularly participates in programming for France-Musique (Paris), Saarländischer Rundfunk (Saarbrücken) and Antena 2 (Lisbon, Portuguese National Broadcaster – RTP).

Passionate about the art of storytelling, which he connects with the piano, Bruno Belthoise has performed in front of young audiences in narrative concerts, having recorded albums for La Librairie Sonore of Frémeaux & Associés.

In his research, he has discovered the music of various Portuguese composers, which he disclosed in recitals and conferences around the world. Since 2013, he created and directed the largest collection of pedagogical scores for AvA Musical Editions dedicated to the piano repertoire by composers from Portugal.

His work is supported by renowned institutions such as the Gulbenkian Foundation, Camões Institute, Ministry of Culture and RTP-Antena 2. In 2022 he is invited by the Philharmonie de Paris for the first performance of the Piano Concerto op. 78 by Anne Victorino d´Almeida in the context of the Cross-Year France-Portugal.

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Last update: April 1th, 2021