Guillaume Bellom

Musician

Born in 1992, Guillaume Bellom started to study piano and violin at the same time when he was six at the Conservatoire à rayonnement régional of Besançon. He was awarded with piano, violin and chamber music prizes in 2008. In 2009, he was unanimously admitted to the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique de Paris, where he studied with Nicholas Angelich and Romano Pallottini, but also with Frank Braley, Marie-Françoise Bucquet, Dominique Merlet, Dany Rouet, Denis Pascal, Leon Fleisher and Jean-Claude Pennetier. After obtaining his master diploma in May with Hortense Cartier-Bresson, in September 2014 he enrolled for a training to get the performer diploma.

In 2011, he passed the violin entrance exam and was unanimously admitted to the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique de Paris where he studied with Roland Daugareil.

He won the Piano competition for young musicians of Besançon in 2008. He was also invited to the radio programs of Phillipe Cassard and Arièle Butaux on France Musique.

His great interest for chamber music led him to perform with different music groups, especially at the Easter Festival and Musical August Festival of Deauville. He is regularly invited to play at the Singer-Polignac foundation, where he has been resident pianist since 2012, at the Banque de France, at the Festival des claviers de Bel-Air in Chambéry, at the Journées Ravel in Monfort-l’Amaury, at the Orgue en ville organ festival of Besançon, at the Musical Spring of Saint-Cosme, at the Festival des Arcs in Savoy and at the Vacances de Monsieur Haydn in la Roche-Posay.

In February 2013, he performed as one of the members of the trio Danse encore, created by pianist and composer Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, at the Méjan chapel in Arles, with Amaury Coeytaux and Victor Julien-Laferrière. In 2014, he performed for the first time at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, playing the Carnaval des animaux by Camille Saint-Saëns and became a laureate of the L’Or du Rhin foundation. In 2015, Guillaume Bellom won the first prize at the Piano international competition of Epinal and was a finalist of the Clara Haskil contest in Vevey, winning a prize for interpretation of contemporary works.

His first album, recorded with pianist Ismaël Margain and released under the Aparté label, contains the works of Franz Schubert for four hands. He was awarded by Télérama. A second album for four hands, dedicated to the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was released in April 2014. An album dedicated to Leos Janáček and recorded live in Deauville was published in spring 2015 by B Records.