June 19, 2015
Frank and Katrina Basile Theater, History Center
Matthias Maute has achieved an international reputation as conductor, recorder and flute player and as a composer. Maute is esteemed for his artistic direction of Ensemble Caprice, for whom he produces ingenious and fascinating programs. With this ensemble, he regularly appears at major festivals world wide. In Canada, he has performed at the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, Festival International du Domaine Forget and Elora Festival among others.
His solo career has soared since winning first prize in the soloist category at the renowned Early Music Competition in Bruges, Belgium, in 1990. He made his debut at Lincoln Center in New York in December 2008. In 2003 and 2005, he was the featured recorder soloist at the Boston Early Music Festival. Maute’s compositions hold an important place in the world of contemporary recorder music and are published by Breitkopf & Härtel, Amadeus, Moeck and Carus. He has made some 20 recordings on the Analekta, Vanguard Classics, Bella Musica, Dorian, Bridge and Atma Classique labels. He teaches at Université de Montréal and McGill University in Montreal.
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