Ludovic Van Hellemont is a Belgian pianist and worldwide one of the rare performers of the Ondes Martenot. After studying in Brussels (Jan Michiels), Basel (Claudio Martinez Mehner) and at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (Edoardo Torbianelli), he has established himself as a key figure within the Swiss contemporary music scene. Since 2016 he has been a member of the Basel Sinfonietta and the Ensemble Phoenix Basel, and has cooperated with numerous directors and composers such as Heinz Holliger, Baldur Brönnimann and Peter Rundel.
With the artist TAT!ANA, he founded «LT audiovisuals» - a platform for audiovisual arts, mainly aiming to bring the Ondes Martenot to a larger audience through concerts, lectures and video productions. As a composer he has written pieces for solo piano as well as transcriptions for 4 hand-piano or Ondes Martenot. In 2018 he wrote music for the musical theater production “End of the Line”, directed by Ann Allen. He is also known for accompanying silent movies live at the piano.
Ludovic Van Hellemont has performed in major festivals and venues, such as the World Music Days in Sydney, the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory in Singapore, UP College of Music in Manila, Konzerthaus Vienna, Lutoslawski Studio in Warsaw ("Warsaw Autumn"), KKL Lucern, Stadtkasino Basel, Gare du Nord Basel, Toni Areal Zürich, Ferienkurse für Neue Musik Darmstadt, Muziekgebouw aan 't Ij Amsterdam, Theater Baden-Baden, Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, La Monnaie, Concertgebouw Brugge, Bijloke Gent, de Singel Antwerp, Musica Sacra Maastricht, Vaux le Viconte Paris and the Abbaye of Royaumont.
Ludovic Van Hellemont