Adeline de Preissac
Adeline de Preissac studied the harp at the Rueil-Malmaison Conservatory, where she was unanimously awarded a first prize with distinction. She then entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, where she was awarded a Premier Prix.
She continued her training at the Musikhochschule in Zurich, completing her Concert Diploma.
From then on, Adeline de Preissac began a career as a soloist, as an orchestral musician, and also performing chamber music. From 2001 to 2005 she was a member of the “Carpe Diem” ensemble, playing at numerous festivals (such as the London Proms, the Bayer Festival in Germany, the Auvers sur Oise Festival in France, etc). She has appeared as a soloist with the Camerata de Versailles, the Orchestre de la Côte-Saint-André,and the Rosamonde Quartet (at the Moments Musicaux de Touraine). She has also worked with major national orchestras, such as the Capitole de Toulouse, the Opéra de Paris, the l’Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, and the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire.
In 2003, Adeline de Preissac was awarded her conservatoire teaching certificate. She is also Professor of harp at the Tours Conservatory.
She is the artistic director of the “37 Degrees in the Shade” festival, and of “La Musica in Audacia” at the Château d’Amboise.
In 2013 and 2014 she organized and participated in the recital/masterclass project “The Essence of Scarlatti”, at the Musée des Beaux-arts in Tours.