Biography

Adélaïde Ferrière awarded Instrumental Soloist of the Year during Les Victoires de La Musique Classique 2017

Instrumental Solo Revelation of the year 2017 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, Paris Opera, L’auditorium de Radio-France, La Seine Musicale, the Luxembourg Philharmonie, the Salzbourg Mozarteum in Austria, Brasil, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Spain, Switzerland, UK, USA , and with several orchestras as the Latvian Chamber Orchestra, the Colombian Youth Orchestra, l’Orchestre Dijon Bourgogne, the Occitania Chamber Orchestra.

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 d’Interpétation de Boulogne-Billancourt”, the “Annelie Prize” during the Tromp International Percussion Competition in the Netherlands, 2014, the First Prize of the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Competition of Salzburg in 2017.

She became laureate of the « Safran Music Foundation » and the « Adami Foudation » the same year.

Adélaïde is sponsored by Southern Percussion UK and Black Swamp Percussion USA