Antoine Lederlin, cello. Born in 1975, French cellist Antoine Lederlin studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, where he completed the cycle de perfectionnement in 1995 as a pupil of Ronald Pidoux. He has also received coaching from Janos Starker, Anner Bylsma, Henri Dutilleux and Isaac Stern.

At 20 he became the solo cellist in the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and principal cellist in the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monaco and Lorin Maazel’s Orchestra Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini.

He is currently principal cellist in Sinfonieorchester Basel. He has appeared as orchestral soloist and chamber musician, performing at the major French festivals and also at the Ravinia Festival in the USA. He has recorded the Schoeck concerto with the Orchestre d’Auvergne and Armin Jordan. In 2006 Antoine joined the Belcea Quartet.