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Blake Pouliot

Violinist Blake Pouliot’s 2023–24 symphonic highlights include Shostakovich 1, Bruch 1, Tchaikovsky, Korngold and Sibelius concerti across the US and Canada with Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Artis-Naples and NAC Ottawa, and Quebec City Symphony, among others. In Europe this season, Pouliot makes his Spanish debut with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Spain at the Teatro Monumental in Madrid. As a chamber musician, Pouliot returns this season to NAC’s Music for a Sunday Afternoon series and Aspen Music Festival and will also make his chamber debut with Festival Napa Valley at the San Francisco Conservatory. Pouliot has performed with the orchestras of Aspen, Atlanta, Detroit, Dallas, Madison, Montreal, Toronto, San Francisco, and Seattle, among many others. Internationally, he has performed as soloist with the Sofia Philharmonic in Bulgaria, Orchestras of the Americas on its South American tour, and was the featured soloist for the first ever joint tour of the European Union Youth Orchestra and National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Pouliot performs on the 1729 Guarneri del Gesù on generous loan from an anonymous donor.