Jean-Claude Malgoire (25 November 1940 – 14 April 2018) was a French conductor.
Malgoire was born on 25 November 1940 in Avignon, France. His mother was born in Italy.
Malgoire graduated from the Paris Conservatory.
Malgoire began his career as an oboist. He played the cor anglais for the Orchestre de Paris, under the direction of conductor Charles Munch. Over the course of his career, he played for conductors Herbert von Karajan, Georg Solti and Seiji Ozawa. In 1971, he played the cor anglais in Ravel's Piano Concerto alongside pianist Samson François, conducted by André Cluytens. He also played the cor anglais in Richard Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.
Malgoire founded La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy, a period-instrument Baroque music ensemble, in 1966. He played the works of Jean-Baptiste Lully and André Campra. He also founded the Florilegium Musicum de Paris, a medieval music group. In 1972, he joined Ensemble 2e2m founded by Paul Méfano. He was the artistic director of the Atelier lyrique in Tourcoing from 1981 to 2018.
Malgoire was awarded the Victoires de la Musique in 1992.
Malgoire died on 14 April 2018 in 14th arrondissement of Paris.
- Talabot, Jean (14 April 2018). "Mort du chef d'orchestre Jean-Claude Malgoire, maître du baroque". Le Figaro. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- Machart, Renaud (14 April 2018). "Jean-Claude Malgoire, hautboïste et chef d'orchestre, est mort". Le Monde. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- de Laleu, Aliette (14 April 2018). "Jean-Claude Malgoire, roy de la musique, est mort". France Musique. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- "Le chef d'orchestre Jean-Claude Malgoire est mort". Télérama. 14 April 2018. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- Discography of the Florilegium Musicum De Paris on Discogs