Opening the Summer concert series at St Mary's Church in Nantwich.
12.30-1.15pm concerts are free with a retiring collection
This is a lovely summer music series in the beautiful market town of Nantwich.
Details of the whole season here
Merrily Kiss the Quaker trad. arr. Kim Robinson
Scandinavia Monika Stadler (b. 1963)
The First Flight of Spring Lauren Scott (b. 1970)
Notturno Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
Tango Monika Stadler (b. 1963)
Moon Canticle Michael Kurek (b. 1955)
Suite from Amelie Yann Tierson (b. 1970) arr. Eleanor Turner
A recital with the wonderful soprano, Anna-Clare Monk in Sandbach. Programme to include some opera favourites and songs by Ivor Novello.
doors open at 6.30pm and ticket details are here
Habanera G. Bizet
Ave Maria G. Caccini
Song to the Moon A. Dvorak
Moon Canticle (harp solo) M Kurek
Over the Rainbow Harold Arlen
A Nightingale Sung in Berkley Square Manning Sherwin
If I Loved You Richard Rodgers
Suite from Amelie (harp solo) Tierson arr.Eleanor Turner
My Dearest Dear Ivor Novello
I Can Give You the Starlight Ivor Novello
Waltz of my Heart Ivor Novello
Playing principal harp with RLPO in Gary Carpenter's Set for saxophone & Orchestra
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Playing with Psappha on Steven Mackey’s Deal
Stoller Hall, Manchester
Playing 2nd harp with RLPO on Ravel La Valse and Strauss Der Rosenkavalier: Suite
Playing with Psappha for Charlotte Bray's piece, Caught in Treetops for solo violin & ensemble.
To be relayed on BBC Radio 3 at later date.
at Halle St Michaels, Manchester. Details here
SNOWMAN with live orchestra! Delighted to be playing with all the wonderful musicians involved in this marvellous production with nearly 50 shows across the North UK throughout December.
Public performances are listed here From Chester, York, Hull, Coventry, Liverpool... from 1st-30th December please see detail on their website
Photo of scary snowman (and scary harpist) taken from last years tour.
Performing with Psappha in new piece by Philip Cashian - Leonora Pictures at St Michael's Church, Ancoats, Manchester.
Details and tickets available here
Solo harp recital for Middlewich & District Concert Society. "In a Landscape" Details and tickets available here
Programme to include pieces by John Cage, Michael Kurakek, Monika Stadler.
My new Starfish lever harp will be arriving soon, so I'm hoping to debut it in concert here, along with performing on my concert Salvi Iris.
A first for me, playing Holst's The Planets arranged for Brass Band with harps & celeste. Great to be playing again with the mighty Foden's Band in concert at Keele University Chapel. Ticket details here
Good excuse for another gratuitous Saturn shot taken by Cassini - photo by Nasa
YAY!!! Planets at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Thursday 19th October & Sunday 22nd. I'm a science fan so good excuse to post a lovely photo of Saturn taken by the amazing Cassini - photo by Nasa.
Tickets available here
Performing with Nantwich Sinfonia for concert with the lovely Nantwich Singers at St Mary's Church Nantwich at 7.30pm. Rutter Mass for the Children.
Stravinsky's Firebird (3 harp version) has got to be one of the most amazing pieces out there! Playing in the harp section with Petrenko conducting at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Thursday 5th October. Tickets here Also in Preston on Sunday 8th October.
Throughout June & July I'll be working with the Northern Chamber Orchestra again for their annual residency at Buxton Festival.
This year I'll be playing harp in two operas as well as a concert by NCO during the festival.
Macbeth by Verdi and
Albert Herring by Britten
The operas are on various dates throughout July and details can be found here
I'l be playing the reduced chamber version (organ, harp & percussion) of Bernstein's Chichester Psalms with the Liverpool Welsh Choral at their concert at the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool.
I'll also be performing a solo harp piece by Michael Kurek, Moon Canticle.
I'm delighted to be joining the fabulous Nantwich Singers chamber choir for their Summer concert at St Mary's Church in Nantwich.
I'll be performing a wonderful work for choir & harp - Cecilia McDowall's A Fancy of Folksongs. I'll also be performing a solo harp piece by Michael Kurek, Moon Canticle.
Two very exciting pieces which I've very much looking forward to performing in this fabulous church which has an amazing acoustic.
More Elgar, this time Falstaff conducted by Sir Andrew Davies
I know a lot of harpists are not so keen on playing this piece, but I love playing it! The epic Symphony Fantastique by Berlioz conducted by Vasily Petrenko, I'm on 2nd harp duties playing alongside the Phil's new principal harpist, Elizabeth McNulty.
Concerts in Liverpool on 6th and 7th April
I'm playing principal harp in one of my favourite choral pieces... Elgar's Music Makers in Leeds Town Hall
I'm playing in the harp section of Damnation of Faust by Berlioz conducted by John Nelson details here
Just the four harps on stage for this concert!!!