Debussy Première Arabesque
Mozart Andante from the Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major
Piazzolla Café 1930 & Bordel 1900 from ‘L’Histoire du Tango’
Andy Scott Sonata for flute and harp
Emma Halnan Flute
Anne Denholm Harp
Emma Halnan, flute
Emma Halnan (flute) first came to prominence as the woodwind category winner of BBC Young Musician 2010. She has since appeared at major venues worldwide, and has performed concertos with orchestras including the London Mozart Players, the European Union Chamber Orchestra, and the BBC Concert Orchestra. Other competition successes include the Sussex Prize for Woodwind in the Royal Overseas League Competition 2019, first prize in the Sir Karl Jenkins/Arts Club Classical Music Award 2016, and the Kenneth Loveland Gift 2014. Emma has been selected as a “Making Music” Philip & Dorothy Green Young Artist 2018-20, and is a City Music Foundation Artist.
Emma was principal flute of the European Union Youth Orchestra 2014-16. She has also freelanced with orchestras including the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and English National Opera. In recital, Emma has worked with pianist Daniel King Smith since 2008. Together, they have performed at venues including St. David’s Hall (Cardiff), Gower Festival, St. Martin-in-the-Fields and the “La Côte” International Flute Festival (Switzerland).
Emma studied at the Royal Academy of Music with William Bennett and Kate Hill, and afterwards with Robert Winn. She previously studied at the Purcell School with Anna Pope, where she won the 2010 Fenton Leavers’ Award.
Anne Denholm, harp
Anne Denholm is one of Britain’s leading young harpists and in 2015 was appointed Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales, a post she held until the summer of 2019. Anne graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with distinction, and as the first ever harpist to win the historic RAM Club Prize. As a soloist Anne has won numerous national and international awards and travels across the U.K. and abroad giving regular solo recitals. She is in demand as an interpreter of new music and is a founding member of award-winning contemporary experimental quartet, The Hermes Experiment. She freelances with orchestras and choirs across England, including the BBC Concert Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and English National Opera.
www.emmahalnan.co.uk / www.annedenholm.com
|Tuesday - 17th September||1:05 PM|
A programme of free events, including our lunchtime concerts, will be announced over the coming months.