Biography

Emilie Mory, a Canadian musician, is quickly noticed at the age of 12 years old by winning the first price at the Concours Jeunes Talents. She was awarded the Governor General of Canada's Academic Medal in music, in 2007 she receives a scholarship to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Schotland with Peter Lissauer and Olivier Lemoine where she obtains her Bachelor with honours in modern violin in 2011.

During her studies, she discovers a strong passion for early music. First initiated by Ruth Slater, Jan Waterfield and Alison MacGillivray, she joins the baroque violin class of Florence Malgoire at the  Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève, and obtains her diploma in 2014. Emilie loves to share her art and in 2016, always at the HEM de Genève, she completes a Master in Pedagogy in both modern violin and early music. Finally, in January 2020, she obtains with distinction another Master diploma in early strings from the Schola Cantorum in Basel, specializing in Renaissance and medieval music on the fiddle with Baptiste Romain. She also completed courses with the ensemble Micrologus in 2018 and 2019.

 

Emilie gives concerts everywhere in Europe, as much in baroque as in modern violin, viola and fiddle. She takes part in the project of several ensembles, such as Grenzklang Orchester, l’Ensemble de Joux, l’Ensemble Baroque du Léman, Fratres, Le Moment Baroque, L'Orchestre du Festival du Juras, Cantabile, Amaryllis and several productions of Ad’Opéra. She also took part in the Ensemble Caravelle with whom she recorded in 2013 the disk Tiranno Amore in collaboration with the soprano Lisa Magrini. As soloist, she was invited to play for the commemoration of the Normandy landings in 2014. Membre of the ensemble Galatée, her group was invited to play at the La Bâtie festival in Genève as well as in the prestigious Jardins Musicaux 2015 with a contemporary creation, mixing music and dance. Galatea was invited in the theatre productions of the HEP in Lausanne, as well as in various Swiss venues where they could share their passion for chamber music.

 

With her fiddle, she tours in France, Italy (fMusica Cortese Festival) and Slovenia (Dnevi Stare Glasbe festival) in 2013 witht the project la Giostra del’Amore. In 2018, she creates the medieval ensemble La Rivera with whom she performed amongst others at the Fête Médiévale de Grandson 2019. In 2019, she performs with Marc Lewon at the Musikmuseum in Basel, with Baptiste Romain at the Palais des Papes in Avignon and in 2020 with the dancer Véronique Daniels in Kleines Klingentalmuseum of Basel. Finally, in 2019 she create the medieval and renaissance Ensemble Tentalora, specializing in early dances and lively music of that time. Tentalora was semi-finalist at the Utrecht Early Music Festival's competition in 2019. From 2018 to 2020, she is invited as specialized artist in medieval music for the project Eléctr'hop'era, in partnership with the Opéra Grand Avignon.

© 2020 Emilie Mory

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