Born in France in 1988, Hélène Clément has performed at a variety of world-renowned venues.
These include the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Wigmore Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York, the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, the Gardner Museum in Boston, The Konzerthaus in Berlin, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Salle Cortot and the Cité de la Musique in Paris, and many other venues throughout Europe.
Her chamber music partners have included Nicolas Altstaedt, Jonathan Biss, Brett Dean, Richard Goode, Alina Ibragimova, Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Mitsuko Uchida and Peter Wispelwey, as well as the Brentano String Quartet and the Nash Ensemble.
Since September 2013, she has been the viola player of the Doric String Quartet. Recent highlights include recitals at the Amsterdam Muziekgebouw, the Vienna Musikverein, Frankfurt Alte Oper, Hamburg Laeiszhalle and De Singel, and regular performances at the Wigmore Hall, and in many festivals such as Aldeburgh, Carinthischer Sommer, Delft, Edinbrugh, Grafenegg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Musica Viva Sydney, Risør, Schwetzinger and West Cork Festivals. Further afield they have toured to Japan, Israel, Australia, America and New Zealand.
Since 2010 the Quartet has recorded exclusively for Chandos Records. Future releases will include works by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Britten.
Hélène Clément is a regular guest at the prestigious Marlboro Music Festival in America, and Prussia Cove in England.
She teaches viola and chamber music at the Royal Academy of Music of London. She plays on Benjamin Britten’s viola made by Guissani in 1843, generously given on loan from the Britten-Pears Foundation.