Théotime Langlois de Swarte


Théotime Langlois de Swarte

Théotime Langlois de Swarte is a passionate and eclectic violinist whose repertoire ranges from the 17th century to contemporary works. He was nominated for the “Victoires de la Musique Classique 2020” award in the “Instrumental Soloist Revelation” category, representing the Baroque violin for the first time. He performs all over the world in prestigious halls such as the Berlin Philharmonic, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Shanghai National Art Center and the Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles.

After studying at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP) in the class of Michaël Hentz, he founded the ensemble Le Consort with harpsichordist Justin Taylor (First Prize and Audience Prize 2017 at the Concours International du Val de Loire). The ensemble collaborates with artists such as Eva Zaicik, Véronique Gens and cellist Victor Julien-Laferrière. The ensemble’s recordings were crowned in 2019 with a Choc Classica (Venez Chère Ombre) and a Diapason d’Or de l’année 2019 (Opus 1).

He performs chamber music with William Christie in Les Arts Florissants and Thomas Dunford’s Jupiter ensemble, alongside Jean Rondeau, Bruno Philippe, Léa Desandre and Thibault Garcia.
A member of the younger Baroque generation, Théotime Langlois de Swarte is involved in recording projects with Les Ombres (Margaux Blanchard, Sylvain Sartre), Pulcinella (Ophélie Gaillard) and Marguerite Louise (Gaëtan Jarry).

His concerts are regularly recorded by Culturebox (Concerti de Leclair at the Festival de Sablé sur Sarthe, Sept Particules at the Festival de Deauville, Affects Baroques with Eva Zaicik Salle Cortot, Vivaldi Concertos with Jupiter).In November 2019, he will appear in recital in the Salon des Miroirs program with Justin Taylor in the Philharmonie de Paris season on the “Davidoff” Stradivarius violin from the Musée de la Musique collection, a program captured by France Musique.

In 2020, he will also record Fauré’s 1st sonata for Harmonia Mundi, in duo with Tanguy de Williencourt on the Musée de la Musique’s “Davidoff” Stradivarius.

A Jumpstart Foundation laureate, Théotime Langlois de Swarte plays on a 1665 J.Stainer violin.

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