ANTOINE MORINIERE

Classical Guitar

France

Biography

Born on November 5, 1993, Antoine began to play guitar with Jean Luc Rocchietti at Marmande. He studied at the Conservatoire National de Bordeaux for five years. In 2011, Antoine entered at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris in the class of Olivier Chassain and Laurent Blanquart. In 2014, he obtained his Bachelor of Concert.

In 2012, Antoine began traveling with his guitar in solo and concerto recitals throughout Europe (Vasovie, Olsztyn), Germany (Weimar, Hamburg), Portugal (Casa de Musica de Porto, Barcelos), Vienna , Spain (Madrid, Valencia, Marbella, Cheste, St Sebastian, Coria), Romania (Cluj-Napoca, TarguMures), Belgium (Brussels, Namur).

As he is very interested in musical creation, Antoine is the dedicatee of a 3-part suite by Rikako Watanabe (professor at the CNSMDP) he created the first piece during his tour in Spain in 2012. He also realized the creation of Obscurs For guitar and clarinet by Raphaël Sévère, Salle Cortot in March 2016. In 2017 Antoine will create a work by Jean Frédéric Neuburger for two guitars (with Thibaut Garcia), clarinet (R.Sévère) , and piano (JFNeuburger).

Antoine regularly performs chamber music training as a guitar duo (Thibaut Garcia), with vocals (Aude Extremo), clarinet (Raphael Sévère).

Laureate of the international competition of Seville, Antoine recorded his first CD during the beginning of 2016 under the label "contrasts records". His CD was launched end of 2016 (distributed by the Naxos label). He is currently conducting a concert tour which extends from Greece to Canada through Spain and England.

Antoine is at the age of 22, one of the very few, in the world of guitar, winners of as many international competitions.

Antoine is an artist supported by the Safran Foundation as well as the Savarez strings and plays on a guitar by Martin Blackwell.

  • Classical Guitar

France

  • Savarez