Nicolas Dautricourt


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Invited to join the prestigious Chamber Music Society Two of Lincoln Center in New York, he appears at major venues around the world Washington Kennedy Center, New York Alice Tully Hall, London Wigmore Hall, Moscow Tchaikovsky Hall, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Boston Gardner Museum, Teatro Nacional de Belém, Copenhagen Concert Hall, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Cité de la Musique, Metz Arsenal, Musée d’Orsay, Opéra du Rhin, and he is invited to many artistic events, including La Chaise-Dieu, La Roque d’Antheron, La Côte St André, Festival de l’Orangerie, Festival Chopin at Bagatelle, Deauville Easter Festival and Les Arcs.

He has performed as a soloist with the Royal Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, l’Orchestre National de France, Québec Symphony, Liège Philhamonic, Kiev Philharmonic, Mexico Philharmonic, NHK Tokyo Chamber Orchestra, Scala di Milano Ensemble, Novossibirsk Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc, Orchestre des Pays de Savoie, under conductors Leonard Slatkin, Eivind Gullberg Jensen, Tugan Sokhiev, Wolfgang Doerner, Michael Francis, Kazuki Yamada, Yuri Bashmet, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Mishiyoshi Inoue, Jacques Mercier, Vahan Mardirossian, Stanislas Lefort, Arie Van Beek and others.

Nicolas Dautricourt is particularly fond of chamber music, which he plays alongside many inspiring artists such as Jean-Marie Ecay, Nelson Veras, Jean-Marc Jafet, Antoine Hervé, Pascal Schumacher, as well as the accordionist Richard Galliano as a member of the Tangaria Quartet the Piazzolla Forever project, in such festivals as Jazz à Vienne, Marciac, Sud-Tyroler Jazz Festival, San Javier, Copenhagen, Athens.

Finalist and prize-winner of numerous international violin competitions, such as the Henryk Wieniawski Competition, the Jeunesses Musicales Competition in Belgrade, the Rodolfo Lipizer and the Gian-Battista Viotti Competitions, he has studied with Philip Hirschhorn, Miriam Fried, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Gérard Poulet and Jean Mouillère among others, and became in 2017 president and artistic director of “Les Fêtes Musicales” de Corbigny.

Nicolas Dautricourt plays a magnificent instrument by Antonio Stradivarius (Cremona, 1713), on a generous loan from Bernard Magrez.