pianoforte, François Dumont
Born in 1985 in Lyon, François Dumont is a graduate of the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, where he studied with Bruno Rigutto. He honed his piano skills at the International Piano Academy Lago di Como in Italy. 2007 saw his successful appearances at the Councours Musical International Reine Elizabeth de Belgique and the Vlado Perlemuter Competition in France (third prizes) and the Jean Françoix Competition in France (first prize). He was awarded the fourth prize in the International Piano Competition in Hamamatsu, 2009. François has been performing in Europe and in the United States and recorded a CD for Diapazon d'Or.