Historical oboes specialist, Daniel Lanthier plays baroque, classical and romantic oboes. He is regularly playing with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (UK), Le Cercle de l'Harmonie (FR), Arion baroque orchestra (CA), Le Nouveau concert (NL), Barokkanerne (NO), MusicAeterna (RU), Il Giardino Armonico (IT) et Concerto Köln (DE).
Passionate teacher, Daniel Lanthier teaches privately and often gives masterclasses at Montreal Conservatory (Canada) and Prince Claus Conservatory (Groningen, NL). He also presented the results of his Master's research at the STIMU Symposium of the Utrecht Early Music Festival 2014.
Daniel Lanthier completed his Master studies at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the class of Alfredo Bernardini in 2015. 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) in 2008. He then continued his studies at the Royal Academy of Music (London, UK) with Melanie Ragge and Tel Aviv University (Israel) with Guy Porat.
Daniel Lanthier received many scholarships 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).
At 17 years old, Daniel Lanthier held a 1st oboe position at the Orchestre Symphonique de Drummondville and was 1st-prize winner of the Canada Music Competition. By the age of 20 he was 2nd oboe of Montreal's Orchestre Métropolitain (Yannick Nézet-Séguin) and he had received the John Newmark and Equinox Films prizes at the Prix d'Europe competition (Montreal, Canada).
In different occasions, Daniel Lanthier played under the direction of Roger Norrington, Jérémie Rohrer, Sigiswald Kuijken, Enrico Onofri, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Zubin Mehta, Theodore Currentzis, Giovanni Antonini, William Christie and Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
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