Nicolas Dautricout (violin) Voted Classical Discovery of the Year at the Midem in Cannes and awarded the SACEM Georges Enesco Prize, Nicolas Dautricourt is one of the most brilliant and engaging French violinists of his generation.
A soloist guest at the « 23rd Victoires de la Musique », Member of the prestigious Chamber Music Society Two of Lincoln Center in New York, he appears at major international venues including the Kennedy Center, Wigmore Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Tchaikovsky Hall, Bunka Kaikan Hall, Salle Pleyel and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, as well as many festivals around the world such as Ravinia, Lockenhaus, Davos, Radio-France/Montpellier, La Folle Journée Nantes/Tokyo.
In the 2018-19 season he goes on tour in Bucharest, Montreux and Lille with the Orchestre Français des Jeunes under Fabien Gabel, performing St Saëns Concerto no 3 and Bartok no 2, and makes his debuts at the Paris Philharmonie with Prokofiev no 2, under British conductor Jamie Phillips. He has performed as a soloist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Detroit Symphony, Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse, Sinfonia Varsovia, Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège, Québec Symphony, Mexico Philharmonic, NHK Chamber Orchestra, Kanazawa Orchestral Ensemble, Belgrad Philharmonic, Kiev Philharmonic, Nice Philharmonic, under conductors Leonard Slatkin, Paavo Järvi, Fabien Gabel, Tugan Sokhiev, François-Xavier Roth, Eivind Gullberg Jensen, Michael Francis, Kazuki Yamada, Yuri Bashmet, Howard Blake, Arie Van Beek, Dennis Russell Davies, Jean-Jacques Kantorow.
Regular guest of numerous prestigious festivals, classic and jazz, such as the Enesco Festival in Bucarest, Lockenhaus Kammermusikfest, Music@Menlo, Ravinia, Pärnu, Davos, Sintra, Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo, Rencontres Musicales d'Evian, Folles Journées de Nantes et de Tokyo, Jazz à Vienne, Jazz in Marciac, Sud-Tyroler Jazz Festival, Jazz San Javier, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, and the European Jazz Festival in Athens, finalist and prize-winner of numerous international violin competitions (Wieniawski, Belgrade, Lipizer, Viotti), he has studied with Philip Hirschhorn, Miriam Fried, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, and plays a magnificent instrument by Antonio Stradivarius, the « Château Fombrauge » (Cremona, 1713), on a generous loan from Bernard Magrez.