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Antoine Laporte, piano

Winner of a 3rd prize at the 107th edition of the Prix d'Europe competition in Montreal, Antoine Laporte has performed as a soloist with the Orchester symphonique de Longueuil, the Orchester symphonique de Laval, the Orchester Philharmonia Mundi de Montréal and the Cathedral Bluffs Symphonic Orchestra of Scarborough, Ontario. He has performed at the Weil Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, at the Concert de midi at Sorbonne University and at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur in Montreal, among others.


Antoine holds a bachelor's degree, an artist's diploma, a master's degree in music crowned with the “Prize” as well as a certificate of advanced training in piano from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal with Suzanne Goyette and Richard Raymond. He also obtained an artist diploma at the Glenn Gould School with Professor John O'Conor accompanied by a full scholarship and is currently pursuing his doctorate at the National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris in partnership with Sorbonne University with the pianist Denis Pascal. He received master classes from great pianists such as Leon Fleisher, Nikolaï Lugansky, Michel Béroff, Louis Lortie, Robert McDonald.


With a grant from the CRSH and the Etrillard Foundation in France, he is preparing a thesis on Gabriel Pierné's relationship to the piano under the supervision of Philippe Cathé. Since 2019, forms the Duo Gabriel Pierné with Quebec violinist Marie-Claire Vaillancourt specializing in French music from "La Belle Époque". Thanks to the support of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, in December 2021 he launched the double album Gabriel Pierné, Feuillet d'album dedicated to the piano works of the French composer and conductor. This album received excellent reviews in La Scena musicale, The Whole Note (Toronto) and PanM360.

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