Violinist Anne Robert is renowned for “sensibility, warm sound, dexterity and elegant phrasing” (The Strad Magazine, London). She enjoys an active career as a chamber musician, performing regularly in Canada, Europe and Asia.
After serving as First Violin of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal for twelve years, currently she performs with Trio Hochelaga, which she founded in 2000. Anne Robert also gives frequent recitals on tour with organist Jacques Boucher. She is the co-founder of MAESTRIA, an arts-based charitable project, and in 2018 she received the Exceptional Commitment prize from the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation awarded by the National Bank of Canada. Anne Robert holds the highest-level diplomas in performance from Indiana University, the Royal Academy of Music of London and the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. Her discography features more than forty titles that demonstrate her vast and varied repertoire as well as her special affinity for French music. A renowned pedagogue, she teaches at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal and at the Orford Music International Summer Academy.
Anne Robert plays a 1738 Carlo Antonio Testore violin.