Antoine Malette-Chénier, harp

An innovative and creative harpist, Antoine Malette-Chénier plays a repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to contemporary creations. He has won many awards, including the Audience Awards and the Festival Montréal Baroque Award from the Concours international de musique baroque Mathieu-Duguay 2017, the Jury’s Award at the Concours du Prix d’Europe 2017, a first prize at the 2013 OSM Standard Life Competition, and the 2014 Michael Measures prize from the Canada Council for the Arts. Principal harp of the Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières, Antoine has performed as a soloist, chamber, basso continuo and orchestral player in Canada, France, and the United States with ensembles such as the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, the Orchestre Métropolitain and the Studio de Musique ancienne de Montréal. Antoine holds degrees from the Yale School of Music, McGill University, the Université de Montréal and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon.