After his studies at the Conservatoire Royal of Mons in Belgium, Eric Mathot has played in several orchestras and in the best baroque ensembles in Belgium and France. He played in Chamber music groups as well. He was led by his curiosity to contemporary music and to the chamber music of the first half of 20th century. He has a collection of more than 50,000 scores and thousands of recordings, that he gave to the Belgian Royal Library. He is a Professor at Namur and Liège and assists Leonardo Garcia Alarcon at the Millenium Orchestra.