Antoine Malette-Chénier

The ancestors of today’s harp

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 - 12:10 PM
Salle Claude-Léveillée - Place des Arts

Antoine Malette-Chénier: The ancestors of today's harp

Discover the ancestors of today’s harp, in a concert presenting three rare and fascinating instruments: an old Gaelic harp, a triple baroque harp and a harp straight out of Marie-Antoinette’s castle.

Biography - Antoine Malette-Chénier

An innovative and creative harpist, Antoine Malette-Chénier, from Canada, plays a repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to contemporary creations, on period instruments. He has won many awards, including a first prize at the 2013 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal 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, orchestral, chamber, and basso continuo player in France, Hungary, the United States and Canada. Antoine holds degrees from the Yale School of Music, McGill University, the University of Montréal and the Conservatoire National supérieur de musique et de danse de Lyon. 



175 Sainte-Catherine Street West, Montreal, QC H2X 3X5

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 – 12:10 PM
Tickets prices

15$ (tx and service fee included)

Box office

(514) 842-2112

Program (provisional)

Sprightly Kitty, Trad. Irish 
T. O’Carolan, Carolan’s Favorite Gig 
Mary Young and Fair, Trad. Scottish
J. Playford, The Galloping Nag 
J. Kapsberger, Toccata Arpeggiata 
P. Phillips, Bonjour mon coeur 
J.J. Froberger, Plainte faite à Londres pour passer la mélancolie 
G.M Trabaci, Ancidetemi Pur per l’Arpa 
G. Sanz, Prelude 
G. Laurent, Sonata for harp 
L. Spohr, Fantasy for harp in C minor
Glinka, Nocturne for harp
N.C. Bochs, Fantaisie sur le Rondo ”Zitti Zitti” du Barbier de Séville 




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