Nicolas Callot

Nicolas Callot (b. 1979) teaches piano (his main subject) and chamber music at the Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Tilburg, the Netherlands, and at the Kunsthumaniora in Antwerp, Belgium. Previously, he was the assistant teacher to Mila Baslawskaja at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. In 2004 Nicolas graduated from the Conservatory of Amsterdam, where he had studied under the guidance of the Russian pianist Mila Baslawskaja. He also took lessons with Elisabeth Leonskaja and Jan Wijn. Nicolas Callot has won numerous national competitions, and was a laureate of the Brahms Competition in Austria. He has performed with several important orchestras, culminating in his recent performance with the Royal Flemish Philharmonic under Philippe Herreweghe. He has recorded a solo piano CD for the Phaedra label, and a CD with his piano-duo partner Lucas Blondeel for the Warner Classics label. Nicolas performs on historical instruments, in addition to the modern piano. As a lied-accompanist, he works regularly with singer Hendrickje Van Kerckhove. In 2016, he released a recording of lieder and solo piano works by Grieg. Apart from his career as a pianist and teacher, he also works as a recording engineer and producer for various labels.

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