Nicolas Callot, ’79
In 2004 he graduated from the Conservatory of Amsterdam under the guidance of the Russian pianist Mila Baslawskaja. He also took lessons with Elisabeth Leonskaja and Jan Wijn.
Nicolas Callot won numerous National Competitions and was a Laureate of the Brahms Competition in Austria.
He performed with several important orchestras, culminating in his recent performance with the Royal Flemish Philharmonic under Philippe Herreweghe.
He recorded a solo-piano CD for the label Phaedra, and a CD with his piano-duo partner Lucas Blondeel for the Warner Classics label.
Besides the modern piano he also performs on historical instruments.
As a lied-accompanist he works regularly with Hendrickje Van Kerckhove. A recording with lieder and piano-solo works by Grieg will be released in 2016.
He was assistant teacher of Mila Baslawskaja at the Conservatory of Amsterdam.
Besides his career as a pianist and teacher, he also works as a recording engineer and supervisor for different labels.