Evolution of a Harpist
Innovators have always been the driving force in music, not content to just entertain but to move the art forward. French harpist Nikolaz Cadoret is a creative force in the music world, renewing the Celtic harp repertoire and bringing the electric harp to unexplored fields on international stages. He creates intimate and virtuoso dialogues with his instruments, however acoustic or electric, sweet or explosive, building unsuspected bridges between contemporary inspiration and classical tradition, without restraint.
Hear Nikolaz Cadoret perform live in concert at the American Harp Society, Inc. 13th Summer Institute held June 19-22, 2019 at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. Cadoret will also lead a masterclass on Celtic/lever harp literature and a workshop on electric harp and improvisation for Institute attendees. Immerse yourself in innovative techniques and creative inspiration this summer at the 13th Summer Institute by registering here >>
Meet Nikolaz Cadoret
A native of Brittany, harpist Nikolaz Cadoret is a versatile musician trained in Celtic and Classical traditions. He is a graduate of the Hochschule Zürich and worked for several years as a solo harpist in Germany, most notable for the Komische Oper in Berlin. Cadoret performs as a concert soloist throughout Europe and has collaborated with Komische Oper Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker, the Toronto Symphony, and Opernhaus Zürich orchestras. Mr. Cadoret is the Professor of Harp at the Brest Conservatoire of Music in France, lecturer at the IMEP of Namur in electric harp, and on the faculty of the Musikkhøgskole of Oslo. His teaching and performances while deeply rooted in the Celtic tradition draw on his multi-disciplinary interests and abilities, synthesizing contemporary and classical traditions into a new expression.