Appointed Artistic Director of Arion Baroque Orchestra in 2019, Mathieu Lussier was also associate conductor of Les Violons du Roy chamber orchestra from 2012 to 2018, conducting this ensemble in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. Mathieu Lussier was the artistic director of the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival from 2008 to 2014, has been invited to conduct Arion Baroque Orchestra, Orchestre Métropolitain, and Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, among others. Mathieu Lussier is also active as a soloist and for close to 20 years has been tirelessly and passionately introducing audiences to the modern and baroque bassoon all over North America and Europe. He continues to pursue a career in chamber music with Ensemble Pentaèdre in Montreal, and in summer 2019 was appointed Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Faculty Relations and Academic & Student Affairs at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Music. Mathieu Lussier is also a composer, with a catalogue of more than 40 works regularly heard in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
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