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Florian PONS


  • date of birth: 30th of September 1994
  • is currently studying at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris (prof. Marc Coppey)
  • has studied at the CRR Toulouse with Prof. Philippe Muller and at the CRR in Paris with Prof. Raphaël Pidou
  • participated in masterclasses given by Frans Helmerson, Gary Hoffman, Boris Andrianov, Seiji Ozawa, Nobuko Imai and Alexander Rudin
  • performed for the opening concert of China’s Cello Biennale, “SuperCello” in April 2018, the first movement of the Shostakovich Cello Concerto with double orchestra
  • plays on an 18th century cello attributed to Ambroise de Comble, disciple of Stradivarius


Prizes: Laureate of “Vatelot” Competition in 2011, Toulouse Rotary Club Competition in 2012, Epernay String Competition in 2013, “Tremplin of Aulnay” International Competition; Honorary Prize of the 2013 “Leopold Bellan” International Competition



First Round

Piatti Caprice no. 2 op. 25

Haydn Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major

Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70


Second Round

Brahms Sonata op.99

Kodály Sonata for Solo Cello op. 8, 1st movement

Davydov At the Fountain op. 20



Enescu Sonata no. 2 in C major op. 26

Prokofiev Sonata in C major op. 119



Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104