Discography

Impressions de France

Caroline Léonardelli, harp

El DoradoCaroline Léonardelli's first solo recording since her Juno Award nominated El Dorado.
Featuring repertoire from the master composers of the Paris Conservatory during the late 19th and early 20th century.  Including the recording premiere of Henriette Renie's Deuxieme Ballade.

 "Brilliant" Richard Todd of the Ottawa Citizen
"World Class Harpist" Harp Column Magazine
"Close to Majical" Classical Music Sentinel
Apple Music - Features in their selected short list of ten recordings for the harp.

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Légendes - Harp & Organ

Caroline Léonardelli, harp - Matthew Larkin Organ

Featuring compositions by Mahler, Glière, Grandjany, Sowerby, Holy, and Zingel.  Repertoire from the ealry 20th Century featuring a several prevously unavailable pieces.
What the critics are saying:
"A delicate soloist is revealed on the second movement of Glière’s Harp Concerto...Caroline Léonardelli is a high-calibre harpist, and Mathew Larkin makes a laudable, yet subtle contributionin."  "Four stars"  La Scena Musicale
"Both musicians are at the top of their game" The WholeNote Magazine
"A wonderful new collection of ear-opening music....once again clearly demonstrates the multi-layered musical and emotive capabilities of this instrument, and dives deep within the music to expose each piece's unique character and idiosyncrasies....a perfect 10 for instumental balance and superlative sound reproduction" The Classical Music Sentinel

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Légendes


El Dorado

Caroline Léonardelli, harp
Juno Nominee — Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber

El DoradoCaroline Léonardelli's Juno nominated first solo recording featuring compositions by Juno award winning composer Marjan Mozetich and Caroline's favourite French composers.  Featuring Joel Quarrington & Penderecki String Quartet on title composition.

What the critics are saying:
"Léonardelli’s sensitive voicing and phrasing in Songs of Nymphs sets the interpretive standard. … Léonardelli’s tremendous interpretive ability is matched by astonishing engineering and production … It doesn’t get much better than this for solo musicianship or recorded sound.” – The Music Scene
A piquant potpourri of harp music tempered by melancholy expression ... Léonardelli is a skilled musician.” – Gramophone Magazine
exceptionally scintillating performance” - The WholeNote Magazine
Léonardelli displays not only her remarkable musicianship, but also the harp's various personalities” – Classical Music Sentinel

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Panache

Julie Nesrallah, mezzo soprano Caroline Léonardelli, harp

PanacheTre Ariette de Camera - Bellini
Lasciatemi Morire - Monteverdi
Three Byron Songs - Schumann
Cinqu Melodies Grecques - Ravel
Beau Soir, Nuit d'etoiles, Fleur des bles - Debussy
Mai, En Priere - Faure
A Sa Guitare - Poulenc
La Lettre du Jardiner - Tournier

"A Jewel of a recoridng" Richard Tood Ottawa Citizen

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Impressionisme

Para Arpa Harp Duo -Caroline Léonardelli & Caroline Lizotte

ImpressionismeFour Preludes - Marcel Tournier
Ma Mere l'Oye - Maurice Ravel
Parvis - Bernard Andres
Pour Deux Harpes - Pierick Houdy
Petite Suite - Claude Debussy
Spanish Dance #5 - Enrique Granados


"These are performances of sensitivity and grace, exhibiting a wide range of subtle colours and an excellent sense of ensemble."  Daniel Foley - The WholeNote Magazine.

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A Conte de Noel - A Christmas Story

Caroline Léonardelli & Ottawa Bach Choir

A Conte de NoelA Ceremony of Carols - Benjamin Britten
Noels Pour Harpe - Marcel Tournier
Conte de Noel - A Hasselmans
Tomorrow Shall be my Dancing Day - John Rutter
I Wonder as I Wander - Appalachian Carol
Carol of the Bells
Little Drummer Boy
Entre le Boeuf et l'ane Gris
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

"This is one of the most refreshing and delightful Christmas CDs to come along in years."  Richard Todd Ottawa Citizen.

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