Claudio Abbado: Antoine Marguier has proven that he is a competent, reliable musician whom I recommend.
Vladimir Ashkenazy: Antoine Marguier is a marvellous musician.
Bangkok Post: Concert with Milos Karadaglic. Antoine Marguier delivered an assured reading , the charismatic french man was a safe pair of hands for the BSO on his debut. More of the same please !
Roberto Benzi: Antoine Marguier is a gifted conductor, I particularly appreciate his serious approach to scores and a rare mastery of intonation.
Marek Janowski: Antoine Marguier is an outstanding musician and a highly gifted conductor.
Armin Jordan: Antoine Marguier is a very gifted and musical conductor.
Jesus Lopez-Cobos: I was very impressed by his outstanding qualities: a good ear, a technique with the baton and a capacity to communicate with the musicians.
Press hebdo, Lausanne: Très vite, la direction d’Antoine Marguier se révèle intéressante, vivante et précise. Il dirige la symphonie de Haydn sans filet. La musique semble sourdre de ses mains expressives. Chef atypique mais terriblement doué, il conduit ses musiciens là où règnent la beauté et l’harmonie.
Benito Pelegrin, classiquenews.com: Économe en gestes pour déployer les richesses de ces deux partitions, Antoine Marguier, pour la troisième fois à sa tête, enflamme l’Orchestre Philharmonique de l’Opéra de Marseille et la salle, d’une baguette incandescente.
Omar Porras, stage director: I have established a strong link with Antoine Marguier. He and I share the same vision. He is also keen to dig deeply in the ground and extract the secret energy hidden in music, so as to « shake it up » and make it dance.
David Zinman: Antoine Marguier is an extremely talented conductor who has enormous promise. He shows a remarkable capacity to control the orchestra and possesses an innate sense of interpretation.
Gustavo Diaz-Jerez, composer: I had the privilege to work with maestro Antoine Marguier during the premiere of my work “Ayssuragan”, he did an excellent job, full of musical sensibility, attention to the score and great technical command. In addition to this, his personal warmth and empathy with the musicians in the orchestra brought the best out of them.