Trois-Rivières (Québec), 1957
Composer • Performer (cello)

Claude Lamothe is a renown cellist. He is recognized as much as a concert performer as a composer. A member of the I Musici orchestra (1983-87) and the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (1989-92), he is a soloist in numerous concerts and theatrical performances on international tours. In addition to having four albums to his credit (Nu, Cru, Bouscotte and Vivace), he composed the music for Romeo and Juliet (1998) at the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde for Carbone 14 (La Forêt, Les âmes mortes and La bibliothèque) and for television (Radio-Canada, Télé-Québec and TV5). Recipient of two Gémeaux awards for best music (Albertine en cinq temps, 2000 and Bouscotte, 2001) and of a Félix for best soundtrack (Bouscotte, 2001), he also devotes himself to teaching cello. Recently, he composed the music and played in the show Ceux qui n’existent pas by DynamO Théâtre, best youth show Prix de l’Association des critiques de théâtre section Québec 2020.