Antoine Tamestit was born in Paris and studied with Jean Sulem, Jesse Levine and Tabea Zimmermann. He won various prizes including First Prize at the Maurice Vieux Competition (Paris, 2000), the William Primrose Competition (Chicago, 2001), the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award 2006, and the Förderpreis Deutschlandfunk in 2008. His repertoire ranges from the Baroque period to the contemporary. Antoine Tamestit has worked with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Deutsches Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, and BBC symphony orchestras. His latest album of work by Bach was released in 2012.