2018 – Antoine Rivard-Landry made his international debut as a soloist with the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) in Beirut under the baton of Harout Fazlian.
Antoine Rivard-Landry, 22, made his orchestra debut at age 12 with the Orchestre Métropolitain (OM) under the baton of Pierre Tourville as a part of the of the Airs de jeunesses concert series. Since then, he had the privilege to play with many orchestras as a soloist, such as the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) with the conductor Harout Fazlian, the Orchestre de Trois-Rivière (OSTR) in a concert conducted by Jacques Lacombe, as well as the Orchestre de l’Université de Montréal (OUM) alongside Pascal G.-Berardi.
Antoine also perform many times in recitals. In November 2018, he appeared in the concert Trio Classique presented by the Centre culturel St-John, in Bromont, alongside pianist Roxane Villandré and violinist Solange Bouchard. Antoine also gave recitals in many occasions at the Orford Music Festival, taking part in the Déjeuner concert and Orford on the Road concert series, as well as appearing in the concert Femmes: Debussy à Takemitsu, sharing the stage with the violist Marina Thibault. He also participated in the concert series Beyond the Concert Stage at the Resonance Café, gave recitals at the Anjou Library and the CAMMAC festival, as well as in the Muffin au son concert series presented by OSTR, and many others.
Having taken a part in many competitions, Antoine was awarded numerous prizes and distinctions. In 2012, he received second place in the B category of the OSM Standard Life Competition of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM). In 2015, he won both the Concours de l’Orchestre de Trois-Rivières and the Prix Claire-Charbonneau-Clerk during the Prix d’Europe. Antoine was also finalist at the Orford Music Award during summer 2017.
After 10 years with Mrs. Jennifer Bourdages, Antoine continued his training at the prestigious Juilliard School in the studio of M. Robert McDonald. Along with his participation in different music festivals, he also worked with many renowned teachers such as Mrs. Yoheved Kaplisky, Mrs. Ann Schein, M. André Laplante and M. David Jalbert. Antoine completed his Bachelor of Music at the Université de Montréal in the class of M. Jean Saulnier.