Daniel Lanthier - Bio
Originally from Montreal, Daniel Lanthier leads an international career, frequently touring in Europe, North America, South America and the Middle East with renowned ensembles such as Concerto Köln (DE), Arion Baroque Orchestra (CA), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (UK), Apollo Ensemble (NL), Concerto Copenhagen (DK), Le Cercle de l'Harmonie (FR), MusicAeterna (RU) and Il Giardino Armonico (IT). He has recorded numerous CDs under the labels Harmonia Mundi, Berlin Classics, Atma Classique and Sony Classical. He has appeared as a soloist in Canada and across Europe with Concerto Copenhagen, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Le Concert Lorrain, BaroqueAros and Les Idées Heureuses.
Daniel Lanthier currently lives in the Netherlands and starting in 2020, he teaches historical oboes at the Utrechts Conservatorium. He also shares his passion and knowledge of early music, giving masterclasses at the Prince Claus Conservatoire in Groningen, the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, and at the summer school of the Ochsenhausen Monastery in Germany.
Daniel Lanthier studied historical oboes at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the class of Alfredo Bernardini. He previously studied modern oboe with Lise Beauchamp at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, where he obtained a Prix avec Grande Distinction (Master cum laude). He continued his studies at the Royal Academy of Music (UK) with Melanie Ragge and Tel Aviv University (IS) with Guy Porat.
These extensive studies were possible thanks to scholarships and prizes from different organizations, including the Canada Council for the Arts, the Countess of Munster Musical Trust (UK), the Fonds Québécois de Recherches sur la Société et la Culture (Canada), the Wilfrid-Pelletier Foundation (Canada), the Buchmann-Mehta Foundation (Israel) and the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten (Netherlands).
Already at 17 years old, Daniel Lanthier was 1st-prize winner of the Canada Music Competition. By the age of 20 he was Second Oboe of Montreal's Orchestre Métropolitain conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and he had received two prizes at the Prix d'Europe competition in Montreal.