Apolline Khou is a French harpsichordist and pianist based in London. She recently graduated from the Royal College of Music for an Artist Diploma, as the Carne Junior Fellow 2022-2023.
In  December 2021, she gave a solo performance for HRH King Charles III, formerly The Prince of Wales, on an original Kirkman harpsichord from 1773 in the RCM Museum.

Apolline Khou

As a soloist, continuo player, or chamber musician, Apolline has performed at venues such as the Musée des Archives Nationales in Paris, the Château de Maintenon, the London Early Music Festival, Trinity College in Cambridge, Raynham Hall, Hatchlands Park, and the Victoria&Albert Museum. She was also invited by the LGT Young Soloists to record at Abbey Road studios.

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She won the Historical Performance Competition – the Century Fund Prize and the Richard III prize – at the Royal College of Music in June 2023. She was awarded the Debussy prize at the International Piano Competition of Ile de France (2017) and the 2nd Prize at the Lewis Memorial Prize Competition organised by the Musica Britannica Editions (2023).

Holder of the French “Diplôme d’Etat” in pedagogy, she has been a piano teacher in several French conservatories and she now teaches privately.

During her Master studies, she was a Linda Hill Scholar supported by the Charles Colt scholarship, and she was also supported by the Safran Foundation and by the Soroptimist Club.