Caroline Charrière
Caroline Charrière

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Caroline Charrière est née en 1960 à Fribourg en Suisse. Elle a accompli au Conservatoire de Lausanne une formation de flûte traversière terminée par un diplôme de virtuosité (classe de Pierre Wavre). Parallèlement, elle a suivi des cours d’orchestration et de composition chez Jean Balissat. Elle s’est perfectionnée ensuite pour la flûte traversière auprès d’Aurèle Nicolet.
En 1994, elle a terminé des études de direction d’orchestre au Conservatoire de Lausanne. Durant toutes ces années, la composition a occupé une partie de son temps libre.
A partir de 1993, la composition prend de plus en plus de place. En automne 2000, Caroline Charrière décide de lui donner priorité et elle reçoit de nombreuses commandes, notamment de Laurent Estoppey, Brigitte Balleys (Du Livre pour toi), du quatuor Amar (quatuor Ophelia), de la Camerata variabile. Elle collabore avec le Théâtre des Osses durant six ans.
En 2008 elle obtient le 3e prix lors du concours Label suisse organisé par Espace 2 avec la pièce Flowers pour chœur mixte
Son oeuvre Anima mea pour 8 voix et orgue est créée dans le cadre du Festival de Lucerne en 2010.
En 2014, son concerto pour orgue et orchestre est créé par Anne Chollet, l’Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne dirigé par Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla.
En 2017 elle remporte un séjour à l’Atelier Tinguely à la Cité des Arts à Paris. Son projet est une Passion universelle
Caroline Charrière est décédée le 1er octobre 2018 à Fribourg. Plus d’infos

Sa musique est jouée régulièrement en Suisse et à l’étranger.
Ses oeuvres sont éditées chez Bim

Biography

Caroline Charrière was born in 1960 in Fribourg, Switzerland. She gained a diploma in flute at the Conservatoire de Lausanne, and at the same time studied orchestration and composition with Jean Balissat. She then undertook advanced flute studies with Aurèle Nicolet.
In 1994, she completed her studies in orchestral conducting at the Conservatoire de Lausanne. Throughout her training, she also dedicated some time to composition.
From 1993 onwards, composition became increasingly important in her work until in autumn 2000 Caroline Charrière decided to make it her priority. She received numerous commissions from Laurent Estoppey, Brigitte Balleys (Du Livre pour toi), the Amar quartet (Ophelia), and Camerata variabile, among others, and also collaborated with the Théâtre des Osses for six years.
In 2008 her piece Flowers for mixed choir won 3rd prize in the “Label suisse” competition produced by Espace 2. Anima mea for 8 voices and organ was premiered at the Lucerne Festival in 2010, and in 2014 her concerto for organ and orchestra was premiered by Anne Chollet and the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne conducted by Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla.
During a residency at the Atelier Tinguely in the Cité des Arts, Paris in 2017 she worked on a Universal Passion.
Caroline Charrière died on the first of October 2018 in Fribourg, Switzerland. more infos.
Caroline Charrière’s music is played regularly in Switzerland and abroad. Her works are published by Bim

Lebenslauf

Caroline Charrière was born in 1960 in Fribourg, Switzerland. She gained a diploma in flute at the Conservatoire de Lausanne, and at the same time studied orchestration and composition with Jean Balissat. She then undertook advanced flute studies with Aurèle Nicolet.
In 1994, she completed her studies in orchestral conducting at the Conservatoire de Lausanne. Throughout her training, she also dedicated some time to composition.
From 1993 onwards, composition became increasingly important in her work until in autumn 2000 Caroline Charrière decided to make it her priority. She received numerous commissions from Laurent Estoppey, Brigitte Balleys (Du Livre pour toi), the Amar quartet (Ophelia), and Camerata variabile, among others, and also collaborated with the Théâtre des Osses for six years.
In 2008 her piece Flowers for mixed choir won 3rd prize in the “Label suisse” competition produced by Espace 2. Anima mea for 8 voices and organ was premiered at the Lucerne Festival in 2010, and in 2014 her concerto for organ and orchestra was premiered by Anne Chollet and the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne conducted by Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla.
During a residency at the Atelier Tinguely in the Cité des Arts, Paris in 2017 she worked on a Universal Passion.
Caroline Charrière died on the first of October 2018 in Fribourg, Switzerland. more infos.
Caroline Charrière’s music is played regularly in Switzerland and abroad. Her works are published by Bim