Concert and chamber musician, the soloist Héloïse Gaillard is hailed by the national and international press for her musical sensitivity, his virtuosity and the contrasting subtlety of his playing.
She performs as a soloist in the most prestigious venues, in France and abroad: in Paris (Gaveau room, Champs Elysées Theater), in Metz (Arsenal), In Nantes (Congress Palace), Montpellier (Opéra), in many festivals (Crazy days in Nantes, Sand, Beaune, Ambronay), in London (Barbican), in Amsterdam (Opéra, Concertgebouw), in Berlin (Philharmonie), in Dresden and Leipzig (Opéra), in Stockholm (Concert hall), in Boston, At New York (Lincoln Center), in Latin America, in China, in Russia…
Solo oboe of the Spiritual Concert led by Hervé Niquet since 1996 and Flute solo overall The Astrée Concert under the direction of Emmanuelle Haïm, she has been invited to play as a soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic on several occasions, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Madrid Symphony Orchestra or with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. She participates in numerous recordings published on CD and DVD for Naxos, Glossa, EMI, Alpha… Héloïse Gaillard has just performed as a soloist during the edition 2023 of the Folle Journée de Nantes in a program of Italian Concertos.
Passionate about chamber music, sharing and discoveries, she creates in 1994 the Amarillis ensemble with which she won 3 First International Prizes. She provides artistic direction and all, under his impulse, checked in 22 records for the Ambrosie-Naïve labels, Ambronay, AgOgic, NoMadMusic, Sony Classical, Evidence classics.
« Héloïse Gaillard does real wonders
with its skin-deep sensitivity, bringing out his recorder,
from his baroque oboe magical sounds. »
The Sound Review
Artistic ambassador of the city of Angers since 2012, receives support from the French State and Pays de la Loire Region, Amarillis
is supported by Adami, la spedidam, the Orange Foundation, the Versailles Baroque Music Center. The 22th disc of the Amarillis ensemble dedicated to Elisabeth Jacquet of the War (5 diapasons, classified by the giornale de la musica among the 15 best classical records 2022) appeared on 7 October 2022.
Holder of a Certificate of Aptitude in Early Music, passionate about teaching from an early age, she is regularly invited to give Master classes in France, in England, in South America, in Asia.
She creates the baroque oboe class within the early music department of the CRR of Aix en Provence and teaches there. 2009 at 2015. September 2019 to december 2020, she teaches baroque oboe at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris.
She was invited as a professor to the first International Academy created by the Baroque Music Center of Versailles in July 2020 as well as at the international academy of the Sablé festival in August 2020.
She also holds a degree in musicology from the Sorbonne.
Eclectic, passionate, concerned with transmitting and educating, she was the artistic director of the Festival des Heures musicales de Cunault in Maine et Loire between 2019 and 2021.
She is, since September 2021 Artistic Director in charge of programming for the cultural affairs department of the Saumur Val de Loire Agglomeration. Interview for the Courrier de l'Ouest (sept 2021)
A one hour portrait, directed by Mezzo and France 2, was dedicated to her.
France Music, the BBC, Half, Classical radio and Arte web live regularly broadcast its concerts.
Her recording for solo recorder by 12 fantasies by Georg Philipp Telemann received a Choc Classica and today makes reference.
Heloïse Gaillard is Knight of the National Order of Merit.