Anne Denholm is one of the leading British harpists of her generation and served as Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales from 2015-2019. She has earned a reputation for her interpretations and powerful performances across a variety of musical fields.
The concert will include performances by Anne Denholm of the following pieces, with introductions:
Perlau yn y Glaw by Mared Emlyn
Adoration by Florence B. Price
Contemplation by Henriette Renié
The Mermaid’s Lagoon by Lynne Plowman
Blu-tack by Freya Waley-Cohen
Time Spinner by Esther Swift
Anne Denholm underwent a British musical upbringing, studying at the Junior Department of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, the Purcell School, Newnham College Cambridge University and the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) in London. She received her Master’s from the RAM with distinction, studying under Karen Vaughan and graduating with the Renata Scheffel-Stein Harp Prize and a Regency Award for notable achievement. Whilst at the RAM she was the first-ever harpist to win the historic RAM Club Prize. Increasingly in demand as an interpreter and performer of new music; she has been recording and premiering new works for solo harp since 2006, and in 2013-14 worked with Sally Beamish on a video project of her work, ‘Awuya’. She is a founding member of the award-winning contemporary experimental quartet, The Hermes Experiment, and has enjoyed working with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Spitalfields Music and Mahogany Opera Group.
Anne freelances with orchestras and choirs across England, most recently working with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Northern Ballet Sinfonia and Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. She has recorded for CDs with The Choir of St John’s College Cambridge, The Temple Church Choir and The Carice Singers. Anne is also Principal Harpist with Ensemble Cymru, a group championing chamber music throughout Wales.
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