Bruno Belthoise


Born in Paris, Belthoise comes from a family of artists. In 1985, Belthoise entered the École normale de musique de Paris in Françoise Buffet-Arsenijevic's class, also studying in parallel with Madeleine Giraudeau-Basset. In 1987 he obtained the Diploma of Teaching unanimously of the jury then the Superior Diploma of Execution of piano in 1989, the same year as the pianist Frederic Chiu. He then perfected his skills on various occasions with François-René Duchâble, Bruno Rigutto and Helena Sá and Costa. Bruno Belthoise was named Classic Revelation by the Société civile pour l'administration des droits des artistes et musiciens interprètes, in 1997. A fine storyteller, Belthoise is also the author of narrative texts, co-written with his wife Béatrice Belthoise, and cultivates this storytelling art that he associates with his piano. Thanks to several shows for young audiences Belthoise tours concerts in front of thousands of children throughout France (Opéra Bastille, Arsenal de Metz, Opéra de Lille), as well as in French-speaking countries (Switzerland, Belgium, Quebec).