Concert artist, composer, and improviser, Bruno Belthoise is Lauréat of the Fondation Laurent-Vibert, and winner of the Fondation de France prize in 1988. He received his Diplôme Supérieur d’Exécution from the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris in 1989 and in 1997 was ADAMI’s “Classical Music Revelation of the Year”. A founding member of the Pangéa Trio, many contemporary composers have dedicated their works to him, among them Emmanuel Hieaux, Alexandre Delgado, Bernard de Vienne, Fernando Lapa and Sérgio Azevedo. Invited to perform at festivals in France and abroad, his repertoire ranges from Bach to present-day composers. During his artistic career he has recorded more than fifteen CDs. Inspired by his passion for telling stories at the piano, he has narrated and performed for dozens of young audiences, and recorded albums for La Librairie Sonore de Frémeaux & Associés. As a researcher, he has re-discovered the music of Portuguese composers, and given recital/conferences internationally. His efforts have been supported by several important institutions, such as the Gulbenkian Foundation, the Camões Institute, the Portuguese Ministry of Culture and Antena 2 (Portuguese radio).