Harpist and Composer
Very sought as a soloist, chamber and orchestra musician, Caroline Lizotte
has held the Montreal Symphony Orchestra's
second harp chair since 2003, and the principal harp chair with the Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières since 1995.
plays with many ensembles and orchestras in Eastern Canada.
recorded with several classic and popular artists (MSO, NEM, Marc Hervieux, Cirque du Soleil, La Pieta, etc.). With Caroline Léonardelli, she
formed in 1997, the Para Arpa Harp Duo Classical, lauching their CD Impressionism in 2003.
Member of the Four Seasons Harp Quartet, she has performed to many chamber music festivals in Canada.
The Quartet will perform at the World Harp Congress
in July 2011 in Vancouver.
On the contemporary scene, Ms. Lizotte
plays regularly with the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne since 1996.
In May 2009 she
was soloist with the Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal and the McGill Chamber Orchestra.
In addition to participating in the creation of numerous musical works, Caroline Lizotte
works with flutist Claire Marchand since 1997.
Aside from her career as a harpist, Caroline Lizotte is a Canadian Music Centre Associate Composer.
compositions and transcriptions for harp are played in Canada, U.S.A., England, Switzerland, France, Japan and China, as well as in many harp competitions around the world.
has created his
"Concerto for Harp Techno, techno and live orchestra" with the Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières in 2003.
will be performing it again at the Eleventh World Harp Congress
Born in Québec City, Mrs. Lizotte graduated from the Conservatoire de Musique de Québec and studied at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
She is now professor of harp at the Conservatoire de Musique de Trois-Rivières and at the Université de Montréal's Music Faculty.