Isabelle Moretti

Harp - Visiting Professor of Harp

Concerto soloist, chamber musician and solo recitalist giving masterclasses all over the world

Recent world premieres include harp concertos by Philippe Hersant and Michèle Reverdy

Laureate of international competitions in Geneva, Munich, and Israel where she obtained the highest award in 1988, Isabelle has been invited to perform worldwide at the most prestigious venues and festivals, such as the Alice Tully Hall in New York, the Wigmore Hall in London, Soka International Festival in Japan, the Auditorium du Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Maison de Radio-France, Salle Gaveau, la Folle Journée de Nantes and the Evian International Music Festival where she played a ragtime with Mstislav Rostropovitch.

She is a soloist with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischer Rundfunks, Orchestre National de Bordeaux-Aquitaine, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestre de Picardie, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, DeutscheKammerphilharmonie in Bremen, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, SWR Sinfonieorchester, Orquesta de Córdoba, Orquesta Sinfónica de la RTVE, Suisse-Romande Orchestra, Varsovia National Philharmonie, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and tours with the Zagreb Soloists.

Her solo repertoire extends from the music of the eighteenth century and the first sonatas for pedal harp, to the more complex contemporary scores, which she regularly premieres in her recitals, such as works by Michèle Reverdy and Françoise Choveaux. Her regular chamber music partners include flutist Philippe Bernold, violinist Gérard Poulet, violist Gérard Caussé, cellist Henri Demarquette, oboist François Leleux, and the Lindsay, Parisii, Manfred, Ysaÿe and Psophos string quartets.

Her discography is full, varied and highly acclaimed by the press. In autumn 2006, Isabelle performed the world premiere of Philippe Hersant’s concerto for harp at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris with the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, and the world premiere of Michèle Reverdy’s concerto for harp with the Orchestre National de Lille.
 
A passionate teacher, she gives masterclasses all around the world and also teaches the harp at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris (CNSMDP).

Website

www.isabelle-moretti.com/moretti_site_english.html

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