Biography

Violinist Antoine Bareil played in more than a dozen countries. A graduate from the Music Conservatory of Trois-Rivières, a scholar of the Wilfrid-Pelletier Foundation, winner of the Canada Music Competition, he also studied at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Austria.

As a soloist, he performed with the orchestras of Drummondville, Halifax, Longueuil, Trois-Rivières, Saskatoon, Sudbury, the Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra and the Aspekte Ensemble für Neue Musik in Salzburg. He played the works of Philip Glass and Karlheinz Stockhausen in front of the famous composers, notably the famous Helicopter Quartet by the late german composer.

He wrote the music for a few short films produced by the National film board of Canada; sought-after arranger, his works are played and recorded by Alain Lefevre, the Sinfonia de Lanaudière and Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà among others. Versatile musician, he can be heard on many recordings of various styles, counting four with harpist Valerie Milot.

He is a member of Quartango, solo violin of the Laval Symphonic Orchestra and plays regularly with the Violons du Roy. He won various prizes, namely the Juno Award for best instrumental recording in 2015 for Quartango’s “Encuentro”.

Antoine Bareil plays on a violin by Vuillaume and with a bow by Voirin, loaned by Canimex.

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