Chamber music, Baroque music, Church music
Marc Hantaï was a pupil of Barthold Kuijken at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Brussels. He has performed as principal flautist with well known early music orchestras such as Le Concert des Nations, La Petite Bande, le Collegium Vocale, La Chapelle Royale, Les Arts Florissants, The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra et Anima Eterna, playing under the direction of Jordi Savall, Sigiswald Kuijken, Gustav Leonhardt, Philippe Herreweghe, William Christie, Ton Koopman and Jos van Immerseel, among others. He concertizes widely as soloist and chamber music player in Europe, Japan, Korea, Brazil and the United States, and regularly gives concerts with his brothers Jérôme (viola da gamba) and Pierre (harpsichord). He has made numerous recordings, including W.F. Bach’s six flute duets, Haydn’s London trios, Couperin’s Les Nations with the Kuijken brothers, J.S. Bach’s B minor Suite and Musical Offering with Jordi Savall. He has been for many years Barthold Kuijken’s assistant professor at the Conservatory in Brussels and is now professor at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya in Barcelona and at the Schola Cantorum in Basel.