Adélaïde Ferrière

Adélaïde Ferrière


« The stunning percussionist », Télérama 2017 Instrumental Solo Revelation of the 24th edition of the Victoires de la Musique Classique (the equivalent of the classical grammy awards), Adelaide is the first percussionist ever awarded at this ceremony.

Having obtained a Master degree with honours in 2017 at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, that she integrated at the age of 15, she also studied at the Royal College of Music of London in 2016.

The young artist has performed as a soloist at the Paris Philharmonie, Lʼauditorium de Radio-France, La Seine Musicale, the Luxembourg Philharmonie, the
Salzbourg Mozarteum in Austria, in Brasil, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Spain, Switzerland, UK, USA , and with several orchestras as the Latvian Chamber
Orchestra, the Colombian Youth Orchestra, lʼOrchestre Dijon Bourgogne, lʼOrchestre VictorHugo FrancheComté, OSR & Geneva Chamber Orchestra musicians…

She also won the 1st Prize, Pierre Salvi Prize, Best Contemporary Intepretation Prize and Public Prize of the “Concours International du FMAJI” in 2015, the 2nd Prize of the European Competition for Young Soloists in 2016, the 1st Prize of the “Concours International dʼInterpétation de BoulogneBillancourt”, the “Annelie Prize” during the Tromp International Percussion Competition in the Netherlands, in 2014, the First Prize of the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Competition of Salzburg in 2017 and 1st Prize of the Manhattan International Competition in 2019.

She is also laureate of the « Safran Music Foundation » and the «Adami Foudation ».

The percussionist has worked on many differents projects, as the creation of the « Play » ballet by Alexander Ekman on stage of the Paris Opera and the creation of the theater piece « Electre/Oreste » by Ivo Van Hove, on stage of the Comédie-Française.

Adélaïde is also member of the Trio KDM with Anthony Millet and Aurélien Gignoux and Trio Xenakis with Emmanuel Jacquet and Rodolphe Thery in residence at Fondation SingerPolignac.



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July 22, 2019