Helge Antoni is an internationally renowned Swedish pianist.
He was born in 1956 in Malmö, Sweden, where he attended the Malmo Academy of Music, and then made his professional debut in Franz Berwald’s Piano Concerto.
In 1979 he was the first Swedish musician to be awarded a British Council Fellowship and continued his studies with Peter Feuchtwanger in London for 4 years.
After his successful 1982 debut in Paris at the Salle Gaveau, the following year he won the coveted Menuhin award.
He was also Artistic Director of the Late Summer Nights Music Festival in Norway, of the Mozart Festival and of the “Concerti al Tramonto” Festival at the San Michele Foundation in Capri.
In 2005 he created an association “Clases Maestras Helge Antoni” in Lima, Peru, to help young musicians.
Helge is furthermore one of the founding members of the globally renowned TONALI-Project, through which exceptional young musicians are given a platform to engage their art in a socio-cultural manner.
He frequently gives workshops, lectures and masterclasses at leading universities in the USA, such as Baylor and Georgetown.