Life chose otherwise for someone who believed she could finish her studies in Europeand then come home to Québec to get on with other things. In just a few years,Louise Pellerin became one of the great oboists of the world.Ms. Pellerin is enjoying an exceptional international career as a soloist and chambermusician. She is invited in the world’s most prestigious festivals such as Athens, BuenosAires, Lucerne, Zürich, Salzburg, Vienna, Berlin, London, Paris, Rome, Singapore,Tokyo, San Francisco, Montréal, Toronto.Solo oboe of the Camerata Salzburg and Cappella Andrea Barca, Louise Pellerinplays alongside Heinz Holliger, Andras Schiff, Erich Höbarth, Leonidas Kavakos,Radovan Vlatkovic, Denes Varjon, Jörg Widmann.After receiving two First Prizes from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, LouisePellerin went on to study with Heinz Holliger in Freiburg (Germany), where sheobtained the prestigious soloist diploma with high distinction. She was awardedscholarships from the Canada Art Council, the Jeunesses Musicales du Canada andthe Government of Québec, and won competitions in Montreal (MSO), La Chauxde-Fonds (Switzerland) and Belgrade (Serbia).A passionate teacher, Louise Pellerin is a professor at the Zürich University of Arts anda faculty member of the Orford Academy. She gives master classes in Canada,France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Venezuela and is invited on juries forinternational competitions. Throughout her career, Louise Pellerin has been solooboist with the Cologne Radio Orchestra, Camerata Bern, Camerata Zürich, ZürcherKammerorchester, Collegium Novum, Festival Orchestra Budapest,Württembergisches Kammerorchester and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.In Québec she plays with Dom André Laberge, Luc Beauséjour, Olivier Godin, RobertLangevin, Jean François Rivest, Jacques Lacombe, Quatuor Alcan, I Musici deMontréal, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Les Violons du Roy. Louise Pellerin hasmade recordings with Atma, Decca, Denon, DGG, Novalis, Philips, Radio-Canada,WDR and Arte.
For the past ten years, Céline Moinet has been one of the most exceptional performing artists on her instrument. The young oboist’s concerts bring both audiences and critics alike to rapturous applause.
Céline Moinet is in demand as a soloist with all the major orchestras in the world. She has played at the Salzburg Easter Festival under Christoph Eschenbach, with the Staatskapelle Dresden, at the Pacific Music Festival under Fabio Luisi and with the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra in Suntory Hall. She also regularly tours solo with the Dresden Kapellsolisten and the Kammerorchester Basel.
Céline Moinet was born in Lille, France in 1984 and completed her studies with highest honours at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique under the tutelage of David Walter and Maurice Bourgue. She continued her artistic training with the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester and the orchestra of the National Theater Mannheim. At just 23 years of age, Céline Moinet won the prestigious position of solo oboist at the Staatskapelle Dresden. Since then, she has performed with conductors such as Christian Thielemann, Zubin Mehta, Claudio Abbado and Andris Nelsons. She is also a regular guest of orchestras such as the Vienna Philharmonic and the London Symphony Orchestra.
Céline Moinet is signed with harmonia mundi as an exclusive artist. Her CDs, with works for solo oboe and chamber music with oboe and harp, have been praised by the critics and have achieved outstanding sales for the French, German and British record industries. As a result, Céline Moinet was invited by renowned TV Network Arte and Rolando Villazón to appear on the show “Stars of Tomorrow”.
Since 2013, Céline Moinet has had a chair at the Carl Maria von Weber College of Music and she conducts master courses in France, Germany and Japan.
She plays oboe and cor anglais exclusively from Marigaux, Paris.