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Antonin Musset, cello

Born in 1996, Antonin Musset began playing the cello at the age of seven with the French pedagogue Alexandre Lacour.

He studied at the Paris Regional Conservatory with Hélène Dautry and Matthieu Lejeune. Antonin has participated in masterclasses with renowned musicians such as Frans Helmerson, Jian Wang, Julius Berger, Gérard Wyss, Jens Peter Maintz, Claudio Pasceri, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt and has worked regularly with Corina Belcea, and Rohan de Saram.

He graduated from the Bern University of the Arts where he studied for five years with Antonio Meneses.

He then joined Julian Steckel’s class at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München.

Antonin won the first prize at the “Luigi Nono International Chamber Music Competition”.

In 2018, he received a special prize at the XI Witold Lutosławski International Cello Competition for his performance of Chopin’s Cello Sonata. Antonin was invited by the Fryderyk Chopin Institute to perform at the 2018 “Chopin and His Europe” festival in Warsaw.

In recent years he has been invited to participate in some of the most prestigious academies in Europe.

In 2019, the Verbier Festival Academy, in 2021 he participates in the Seiji Ozawa International Academy.

He played for two years in the Basel Symphony Orchestra Academy. Between 2019 and 2021 he is a member of the Academy of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Antonin plays a Claude-Augustin Miremont cello from 1870.

In September 2021 he will join the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel as Artist in Residence under the direction of Gary Hoffman.