• Prize-winner at the International Maria Korchinska Competition on the Isle of Man (2nd prize, 1983)
• Prize-winner at the International Louise Charpentier Competition in Paris (1st prize, 1984)
• Prize-winner at the International Competition in Geneva (2nd prize, 1986)
• Prize-winner at the International Concert Artists’ Guild Competition in New York (1st prize, 1989)
• Prize-winner at the International Harpists’ Competition in Israel (1st prize, 1992)
Marie-Pierre Langlamet was born in 1967. She studied at the Conservatoire in Nice under Elizabeth Fontan-Binoche. At the age of seventeen she became a soloist with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice, but one year later she set off for the USA where she furthered her training at the Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia).
From 1988–1993 Marie-Pierre Langlamet regularly performed with the Metropolitan Opera Symphony Orchestra under James Levine. Since 1993 she has been a soloist with the Berliner Philharmoniker under Sir Simon Rattle. She also performs recitals and appears with chamber ensembles.
Marie-Pierre Langlamet has appeared with the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester Berlin, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Orchestre de la Radio Suisse and the Orchestre National de Lille. She has performed under conductors including Claudio Abbado, Sir Simon Rattle, Marek Janowski, Donald Runnicles, Hugh Wolf, François-Xavier Roth, Ilan Volkov and Horst Stein at the world’s greatest concert halls, among them the hall of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, London’s Albert Hall, New York’s Avery Fisher Hall, the Salle Pleyel in Paris and the Luzern Culture and Congress Centre.
Her chamber musician partners have included Emmanuel Pahud, François Leleux, Paul Meyer, Renaud and Gautier Capuçon, Tabea Zimmermann, Jean-Guihen Queyras and Marc Coppey among others.
Marie-Pierre Langlamet is a recipient of the Juventus prize, which is awarded by the European Council. In 2003 she was awarded the Cino Del Duca prize by the Académie des Beaux Arts, and in 2005 she became a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
The musician collaborates with the American composer Sebastian Currier, from whom she has commissioned several pieces. One of them – the harp concerto Traces – was performed in December 2009 together with the Berliner Philharmoniker.
Since 1995 Marie-Pierre Langlamet has taught at the Herbert von Karajan Academy, and since 2010 she has been a professor at the Berlin University of the Arts.