This dedicated musician was forged through intensive work with great masters such as Mitsuko Uchida, György Kurtäg, Menahem Pressler, Alfred Brendel, Semyon Bychkoy.
Winner of the Concours International de Bordeaux, and of the ARD competition in Munich, he has performed in some of the most prestigious venues in the world, including Wigmore Hall in London, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Musikverein in Vienna, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, Disney Hall in Los Angeles, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, and Carnegie Hall in New York.
Mathieu has recorded multiple albums with labels such as Warner Classics, EMI, SONY and Deutsch Gramophone. Receiving extensive acclaim by critics worldwide, these recordings have been awarded the “Diapason D’Or”, the “Choc du monde de la musique”, and Album of the Year by Gramophone, to name just a few.
In 2015, Mathieu founded the Appassionato Ensemble with which he has recorded several albums for major labels: Sony, Warner, and Universal. The ensemble also recorded the last 3 Mozart symphonies for the label NAÏVE.
In 2019 Mathieu was appointed Musical Director of the Blaricum Music Festival (Holland), a position he will also hold in 2020.