Louis-Philippe Marsolais

Louis-Philippe Marsolais - OM - Cor Solo

Musical Excerpts

Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1 in D major "Titan" 2/2

Mahler: Symphony No.1 - Bernstein - IV 2/2

One of Canada’s most active horn soloists, Montreal-based Louis-Philippe Marsolais splits his musical life between solo, chamber music and orchestral performances. He has appeared on stages around the world for more than 15 years.

His career took off in 2005, when he won three prizes at the prestigious ARD Competition in Munich. He has also won awards at other international competitions, including Geneva, Trévoux and Rovereto. In the years since, he has performed with most Canadian orchestras, on tour in the United States and throughout Europe.

Louis-Philippe has been principal horn of the Orchestre Métropolitain since 2009. He frequently performs with Les Violons du Roy and I Musici de Montréal chamber orchestra. He is also very active as a chamber musician. With the Pentaèdre wind quintet, which he has been part of since 2003, he has performed across Canada and in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Louis-Philippe is a horn professor at the music faculty of the Université de Montréal. He also teaches at the Domaine Forget International Music and Dance Academy and has been a member of the Advisory Council of the International Horn Society since 2015.