Isabelle Moretti

An icon of the harp today, Isabelle Moretti’s charisma is fêted across the world. Her charisma, musicality and authentic talent imbue her instrument with a unique style: warm, sensitive and noble.

Crowned with prizes at international harp competitions in Geneva, Munich and Israel, Isabelle Moretti is invited to the greatest concert halls all over the world. She appears with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (most recently under the baton of Sir Neville Marriner), the National Orchestra of Lyon, the Paris Orchestral Ensemble, the German Chamber Orchestra Bremen, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Orquestra de Córdoba, the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

Isabelle Moretti’s solo repertoire extends from the music of the eighteenth century and the first sonatas for pedal harp, to the most complex contemporary world premieres, which she frequently programmes in her recitals. She especially loves chamber music, and shares it regularly with friends such as Magali Mosnier, François Leleux, Henri Demarquette, and the Ebène, Parisii and Sine Nomine string quartets. Especially dear to her heart is her recent duo project, Cantare with Dame Felicity Lott, which has also been a great success on disc as well as in concert.

Isabelle Moretti’s discography, as rich as it is varied, has enjoyed great media
success: the Victoire de la Musique, Grand Prix de la Nouvelle Académie du Disque, Prix Charles Cros, Choc du Monde de la Musique, Dix de Répertoire, and ‘ffff’ from Télérama.

A renowned teacher, Isabelle Moretti gives masterclasses throughout the world and teaches at the National Superior Conservatory of Paris for Music and Dance (the CNSMD). Since 2008, she is also Visiting Professor at London’s Royal Academy of Music.

Isabelle Moretti is a knight of the National Order of Merit.