NEC

Antoine Françoise | piano

Antoine was born in 1987 and studied piano in Neuchâtel under Paul Cocker and in London at the Royal College of Music under Andrew Ball, Yonty Solomon and Ashley Wass. He also studied saxophone under Laurent Estoppey and composition under Michael Oliva and Jonathan Cole.

He is extremely active in the field of contemporary music and chamber music, and has played around the world under conductors such as Diego Masson, Clement Power and Pierre-Alain Monot,   He has been a member of the NEC since 2008. He is also a founder member of Mercury 4tet, a quatuor for violin, violoncello, clarinet and piano, and member of the London Sinfonietta Culture Collective, an ensemble of seven artists with different backgrounds and mediums, collaborating with the first English contemporary music ensemble.
Often on stage in Switzerland and London as a pianist, Antoine is also very active as a saxophonist, composer and improviser.