Biography

Always looking for new repertoire, Antoine Moriniere is invited to play solo concerts, chamber music and concertos all around the world. He performed in many countries like France, Canada (Toronto), Greece (Athens), Cyprus (Nicosia), Belgium, Poland (Olsztyn, Warsaw), Portugal (Casa de Musica de Porto, Barcelos), Romania (Targu Mures, Cluj Napoca), Spain (Madrid, Petrer, Coria, Cheste, Valencia, St Sebastian), Germany (Hamburg, Weimar, Berlin), Austria (Wien), Czech Republic (Kutna Hora), Danemark (Copenhagen).

Interested in contemporary music, he collaborates with the japanese composer Rikako Watanabe (composition teacher at in the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris) for the piece “Suite pour guitare” wich is also dedicated to him. He premiered during his tour in Spain in November 2012. He also plays a composition for guitar and clarinet named “Obscurs”, dedicated to him by the excellent french clarinetist, Raphaël Sévère. He will also perform an other creation during 2017 with piano, clarinet and 2 guitars, a piece composed by the pianist Jean Frédéric Neuburger with Raphaël Sévère and Thibaud Garcia.

Recently, as the winner of Sevillaand Wien guitar competitions, Antoine is having an international tour. More than 30 concerts all around the world ( Spain, Austria, Thaïland, Germany, Canada, Greece, Austria, Montenegro, England, Slovakia, Danemark…). He also recorded a CD in june 2016 with the label “Contrastes Records” (Naxos Distribution).

Antoine is also involved in chamber music projects as a guitar clarinet duo with Raphael Sévère and as a guitar duo with Thibaut Garcia (France, Romania…). In 2017 he starts a new collaboration with the contempory dancer named Louis Nam Le Van Ho.

In 2016, Antoine obtained his Masters degree at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris in Olivier Chassain‘s class. He started guitar with Jean Luc Rocchietti, then he continued with Olivier Chassain at the Conservatory of Bordeaux where he graduated with the highest jury distinction. He also received professional guidance from Jeremy Jouve during 2 years. Antoine is teaching now in the St Maur des Fossés Regional Conservatory in France.

-1er prize International Sevilla Guitar Competition (Spain)
-1er prize Wien Guitar competition (Austria)
-1er prize Antony Guitar Competition (France)
-1er prize Sta Cecilia Music Competition (Porto)
-1er prize Olsztyn International Guitar Competition (Poland)
-1er prize Leopold Bellan Music Competition (Paris)
-2nd prize Internation Jose Thomas Guitar Competition (Petrer, Spain)
-2nd prize Coria Guitar Competition (Spain)
-2nd prize Kutna Hora Guitar Competition (Czech Republic)
-2nd prize Anna Amalia guitar competition (Germany)
-Special Prize for the best contempory music interpretation in Wien Guitar Competition
-Special Prize in Kutna Hora

Antoine is using Savarez strings, plays a guitar from Martin Blackwell and he is sponsored by Fondation Safran.