Harp: Adi-Alice Petre

Born in 1982 in Romania, Adi-Alice Petre began studying the harp at the age of 8 at the G.Enescu High school G. Enescu in Bucharest in the class of Ion-Ivan Roncea.

In 2001 she won the first prize of the Luxembourg Conservatory to study in the harp studio of Liane Coljon Hames. Young Musician Award Winner, she continues her study at the Brussels Conservatory with Francette Bartholomée and Annie Lavoisier, receiving her Bachelor degree with distinction in harp and chamber music in 2006.

Since then, Alice has collaborated with the Orchestra of the Opera of Rome, the National Orchestra of Belgium, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Liège, the Royal Opera of Wallonia, the Luxembourg Philharmonic orchestra, the Luxembourg Chamber Orchestra and the ensemble Musiques Nouvelles, a solo harpist of which she currently is.

She had the opportunity to perform in various chamber music formations in venues such as Bozar and Flagey in Brussels, the Philharmonic Hall of Luxembourg, at the Luxembourg Conservatory, at Théâtre de l’Athénée and the Champs-Elysées in Paris, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Musikverein in Vienna and the Teatro dell Opera di Roma.

She also played as soloist in several festivals of classic and contemporary music in Belgium and abroad, such as Ars Musica, Klara festival, the Clé de Soleil Festival in Lille, Musical summer at the Manoir d’Argo, and with the Opéra de Rome at the Baths of Caracalla.

As a prize-winner of Belgian Vocation Foundation, she was able to acquire in 2008 a big concert harp Venus. She is also deputy director at the Ixelles Music Academy and professor of harp at the music school of Echternach.

Alice plays a Lyon and Healy harp.

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