“A phenomenon” (Le Monde) “This young woman personifies the arrival of percussion on the classical stage.” (Le Figaro) “A stunning percussionist” (Télérama) “She has a bright future” (Classica) “A star of classical percussion” (Radio Classique) “An impressive flair” (The Times)

Winner of several international prizes, Adélaïde received the award of Revelation Soliste Instrumental at the 24th Victoires de la Musique Classique, becoming the first percussionist to be nominated for an award at this event. Based in Paris, she graduated her master degree with highest distinctions at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris in 2017 at the age of 20, and also studied at the London Royal College of Music.

The young artist has performed at the Philharmonie de Paris, the Opéra National de Paris, the Auditorium de Radio-France, the Opéra Comique, the Seine Musicale, the Comédie Française, IRCAM, the Salzburg Mozarteum, London’s National Portrait Gallery, the Luxemburg Philharmonie, the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus, at the Salzburger Festpiele, Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo, Un Violon sur le sable, Festival Présences, Festival d’Automne, Festival Manifeste, La Folle Journée de Nantes, Festival de Pâques, Festival Ravel & Berlioz, PAS International Convention, Les Variations Musicales de Tannay as well as performing as a soloist with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France under the direction of Sir George Benjamin, the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, musicians from the Swiss Romande Orchestra, the Orquesta Sinfonica de Xalapa, the Orchestre National de l’Opéra de Lorraine, the Latvian Chamber Orchestra, the Colombia Youth Orchestra, the Orchestre de Chambre Nouvelle-Aquitaine, the Orchestre Dijon Bourgogne, the Orchestre Victor Hugo Franche-Comté, the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie, the Orchestre de Caen, Orchestre Pasdeloup, and have played in Britain, Germany, Austria, Brazil, China, Colombia, Denmark, the United States, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland. Her concerts and interviews have been broadcasted on Arte,, Radio France, Radio Classique, Ö1 Radio, Radio Canada, France Télévisions, CultureBox, Pathé Live.

She has taken part to numerous worlds premieres and worked with composers such as Philippe Hurel, Thierry Escaich, Martin Matalon, Hugues Dufourt, Alexandros Markeas, Camille Pépin, François Meïmoun, Bastien David, Violeta Cruz, Jean-Pierre Drouet, François Narboni, Mikaël Karlsson, Éric Sleichim, John Palmer, John Psathas…

As a chamber musician, she has played with renowned musicians as Renaud Capuçon, Bertrand Chamayou, Vanessa Benelli Mosell, David Guerrier, Adrien La Marca, Pierre-Yves Hodique, Juanjo Mosalini and also with the Trio KDM and in Les Insectes & le métallophone.

Adélaïde began her solo discography in 2020 with Evidence Classics (Contemporary, Classical Arrangements), and also recorded for Sony Classical, (New York with Thibault Cauvin), Mirare Records ( Des Canyons aux Etoiles by Messiaen) & NoMadMusic (Aether by Camille Pépin).

Adélaïde Ferrière is a Yamaha Artist and a Kolberg Artist and her music is published by Edition Svitzer. She is also supported by the Adami, the Safran Foundation, the Fondation Royaumont, the Engelberts swiss foundation and the Fondation Singer-Polignac where she is in residency with the Trio Xenakis.