A prizewinner of the International Chopin Piano Competition and the Queen Elisabeth Competition, François Dumont has appeared as a soloist with the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia and the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra among others, under the baton of conductors such as Antoni Wit, Leonard Slatkin, François-Xavier Roth, David Reiland and Alexander Sladkovsky.
Dumont has performed at the Festival International de Piano de la Roque d’Anthéron, Festival Piano aux Jacobins, Toulouse, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., and regularly tours Japan and China. Solo recordings include the complete sonatas of Mozart, the complete piano music of Ravel, and albums featuring works by Chopin, Mussorgsky and Bach.
Dumont was just 14 when he began studies at the Conservatoire de Paris with Bruno Rigutto, later studying at the International Piano Academy Lake Como with William Grant Naboré. Recent projects include appearances at the Seoul International Music Festival and Nohant Festival Chopin, his debut at the Philharmonie de Paris, performances with Les Siècles and the Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne, and concert tours of Europe.