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Marie-Claire Jamet

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  • Chamber Music

After having earned her First Prize in Harpe and her First Prize in Chamber Music from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, Marie-Claire Jamet was the Principal Harpist with the Orchestre National de Radio France, and then First Harp Solo with the l’Ensemble Inter-Contemporain under Pierre Boulez. She has an active career as a International Harp Soloist.

Marie-Claire Jamet has given more than 2000 concerts in the US, in Europe, in Japon, in Indian, in Russia, in Canada, in Australia. She has given premières of many works for Harp and Orchestra, Flute and Harp and Solo Harp, including works by: Banquart, Boulez, Damase, Françaix, Ishi, Lesur, Ton-That Tiët, Taïra etc... and has played under the diretion of such noted conductors as Munch, Bernstein, Célibidache, Ozawa and Pierre Boulez with whom she performed the Danses of Claude Debussy notably at the Salzbourg Festival and at the Scala de Milan Opera House. From 1981 to 1995, she was the professor of harp at the C.N.S.M. of Lyon then at the C.N.S.M. of Paris was well as at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. Her numerous recordings have won many awards.

She teaches at the Académie musicale de Villecroze in 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010.


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