Antoine Tamestit is one of today’s most sought-after violists. Appearing with major international orchestras, he remains a passionate chamber musician, playing with the leading artists of our time. His wide repertoire extends from baroque to contemporary music and he has premièred many new and important works. He is artistic director of the Viola Space Festival in Tokyo.
Born in Paris, Tamestit studied with Jean Sulem, Jesse Levine and Tabea Zimmermann. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Credit Suisse Young Artists Award and first prizes at the Primrose International Viola Competition and the ARD International Music Competition. Antoine Tamestit plays on the Stradivari viola ‘Mahler’ of 1672, on loan from the Habisreutinger Foundation.
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