Dante Boon is a Dutch composer and pianist based in Amsterdam.
He became a member of the Wandelweiser composers collective in 2012.
Boon has premiered over 70 works, many of which written specifically for him. He has performed at venues across Europe, Eeast Asia, Canada and the US and recorded numerous albums, solo and otherwise, for labels such as Another Timbre, Edtion Wandelweiser Records and Rhizome.s
He was a guest lecturer at the 13th Wiener Tage für zeitgenössische Klaviermusik hosted by the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. A three-concert musical portrait of Dante Boon was presented in 2012 at Düsseldorf's Klangraum. In 2013, he was a special guest at Michael Pisaro's Dog Star Orchestra festival of experimental music. In the same year, a retrospective of Boon's music was presented at the Los Angeles performance space the wulf. In 2016, Boon was featured as a composer and performer at Quatuor Bozzini's Performer's Kitchen (Montreal).
Dante Boon's CD clarinet (and piano), released in 2016, which features clarinetist Jürg Frey, was recommended by Andy Hamilton in The Wire's Top 10 albums of contemporary music. The New Yorker called him a pianist with an "uncommon affinity for music that demands patience, steady hands, and a subtle touch.” A solo recital by Boon in New York City in 2018 featuring first performances of works by Antoine Beuger and Anastassis Philippakopoulos was listed by National Sawdust's Steve Smith in his top 10 of memorable musical events of the year.