Young Artists’ Platform: Harp and Handel

Young Artists’ Platform: Harp and Handel

40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ
05 Mar 2020
  • Music
Hear works by Handel performed on the harp.

13:00 | Free with Museum admission

Young harpist Catrin Meek presents a varied programme of works for this distinctive instrument, including music by Foundling benefactor George Frideric Handel.

Meek, from South Wales, graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with MA Distinction. In 2015 she won the Nansi Richards Scholarship, and is the 2019-20 winner of the Philharmonia Orchestra Martin Musical Scholarship Fund. She has been privileged to play for The Queen on her diamond jubilee tour and has played for HRH Prince Charles on several occasions in Wales and in London. She has also performed for the Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle.

Catrin performs regularly with many professional and amateur orchestras around London and the UK and has worked with conductors such as John Wilson, Sir Roger Norrington, Sir Karl Jenkins, Ian Pascal Tortelier, Semyon Bychkov, James Newton Howard, Martyn Brabbins and Jason Robert Brown. She has performed at the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, the London Palladium, am the Lyceum Theatre with many Orchestras and has performed at the British Museum accompanying the London Philharmonic Choir.

In partnership with the Philharmonia Orchestra.