"Advance word was right.

Elisabeth Remy struck the listener as having a complete mastery of the harp and its secrets."

The Boston Globe


Elisabeth Remy Johnson was appointed principal harpist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in 1995 and has performed concertos by Debussy, Handel, Mozart and Ginastera with them. Winner of first-place awards in competitions of the American Harp Society and the American String Teachers Association, she is also an NFAA/ARTS awardee. In addition to her numerous orchestra recordings with the ASO, she recorded Britten's A Ceremony of Carols with Robert Shaw and his Chamber Singers for the Telarc recording A Robert Shaw Christmas: Angels on High. Ms. Remy Johnson's solo CD, Whirlwind, recorded on the ACA Digital Recording label, was released in fall 2000. A flute and harp recording with ASO principal flutist Christina Smith, Encantamiento, was released in fall 2008. Elisabeth Remy Johnson studied with Ann Hobson Pilot in Boston and with Alice Chalifoux at the Salzedo Summer Harp Colony in Camden, Maine. She graduated from Harvard University Phi Beta Kappa with a double major in Music and French.

Opening Music

Excerpt from Whirlwind from Five Preludes for Harp Alone, by Carlos Salzedo / Performed by Elisabeth Remy Johnson