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Lise Berthaud

Musician

"17 years ago, I was the baby of the Deauville Easter Festival!"

Very active on the stages of prestigious festivals and concert halls in France and in Europe, Lise Berthaud regularly shares the poster with artists such as Renaud Capuçon, Eric Le Sage, Augustin Dumay, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Louis Lortie, David Grimal , Emmanuel Pahud, Gordan Nikolitch, Martin Helmchen, Marie-Elisabeth Ecker, Daishin Kashimoto, the Ebène and Modigliani quartets.

In 2009, Lise was named to the Victoires de la musique classique as “Instrumental Revelation of the Year”.

She is notably the guest of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra (Paul McCreesh), the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the Moritzburg festival, the Sunmore festival in Norway, the Berlioz festival of the Côte Saint-André.

She also performs at the Salle Pleyel, at the Moments Musicaux de La Baule, at the Abbaye de l'Epau, at the Salle Molière in Lyon, at the MC2 in Grenoble, on tour in Korea with the Moritzburg Festival, as a soloist at the Champs-Elysées theater with the Paris orchestral ensemble, in recital at the Palazzetto Bru Zane in Venice or at Kings Place in London.

In 2013, Lise is chosen by Leonard Slatkin to interpret and record Harold in Italy for Naxos with the National Orchestra of Lyon.

Lise is selected in the prestigious BBC New Generation Artist program for the 2013-2015 seasons. She is invited to play the viola concerto Der schwanendreher  by Paul Hindemith with the BBC Symphony (conducted by Sakari Oramo). She is also a guest of the BBC Philharmonic, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and gives recitals at the Wigmore Hall, the Proms festival, the Auvers-sur-Oise festival, the Easter festival and Aix-en- Provence.

Lise Berthaud has also collaborated with many composers including Philippe Hersant, Thierry Escaich, Henri Dutilleux, Gyorgy Kurtag, Jérémie Rhorer and Guillaume Connesson whose work she created for viola and piano in September 2007.

His recital record with Adam Laloum was hailed by unanimous critics: Diapason d'or, Resmusica key, Radio Classique selection and France Inter selection.

Lise Berthaud is a member of the Strada quartet which she founded with Pierre Fouchenneret and François Salque. A disc by the Strada quartet devoted to Beethoven and recorded in public in Deauville has just been released.

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