Robert Langevin

Flute

Robert Langevin

In 2000 Robert Langevin joined the New York Philharmonic as Principal Flute, in The Lila Acheson Wallace Chair. In 2001, he made his solo debut with the orchestra in the North American premiere of Siegfried Matthus’s Concerto for Flute and Harp with Philharmonic Principal Harp Nancy Allen. His 2012 performance of Nielsen’s Flute Concerto was recorded for inclusion in The Nielsen Project, the orchestra’s multi-season traversal of all of the Danish composer’s symphonies and concertos, to be released by Dacapo Records. He is a member of the Philharmonic Quintet of New York with which he has performed concerts on many continents. Prior to the philharmonic, he held the Jackman Pfouts Principal Flute Chair of the Pittsburgh Symphony. He also served as associate principal of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra for 13 years, playing on more than 30 recordings. As a member of Musica Camerata Montreal and l’Ensemble de la Société de Musique Contemporaine du Québec, he premiered many works, including the Canadian premiere of Pierre Boulez’s Le Marteau sans maître. Born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Mr. Langevin studied with Jean-Paul Major at the Montreal Conservatory of Music. Not long after, he won the prestigious Prix d’Europe, which enabled him to work with Aurèle Nicolet at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg, Germany. He then went on to study with Maxence Larrieu in Geneva. He is currently on the faculties of The Juilliard School, The Manhattan School of Music, and the Orford International Summer Festival.