Helena Ricci – Rush Hour Concerts
  • Wednesday 13 March 2024, 6:00pm
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £5
Image Helena Ricci headshot

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An immersive glow in the dark solo classical harp concert with Helena Ricci.

Based on the themes of love, loss, solitude and transformation, anima feels like a musical embrace. It is an inward journey from J.S. Bach to Philip Glass presented on the harp with Helena Ricci’s authenticity and charismatic stage presence. This unique immersive classical harp concert features stunning colour and LED lighting. You will be invited to take part with your own phone light. Because everyone can be a light in the dark. Meditative. Multisensory. Mesmeric.

ABOUT HELENA RICCI

Creatively forging her path as a visionary classical musician, Helena Ricci is a harpist praised for her “innovative and multifaceted musical language, having already made huge strides into her own creative world” (Sioned Williams, Principal Harpist, BBC Symphony Orchestra, 1990-2018). Helena Ricci is a City Music Foundation and Stoller Hall Emerging Artist and former Hattori Foundation Senior Awardee – the first harpist ever to win these three awards combined.

Recent solo highlights include concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Royal Opera House, for the LSO Discovery series, being a chamber soloist at the Wigmore Hall and playing for The King. She took part in the Encuentro de Santander, Britten-Pears Young Artist, MDW Tuning In! and Guildhall Creative Entrepreneurs programmes. Ricci is a Master alumna of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where studied with Imogen Barford and graduated with the highest honours.

Through her MUS!LUX project merging classical music with technology and art, she is working on creating mesmeric immersive concert experiences. Based on the themes of love, loss, transformation and feeling like a musical embrace, her debut solo album anima recorded at The Stoller Hall will be released this year. A talented videographer, her film for Brian & Roger Eno’s “Cerulean Blue” was selected as its official video and released on the Deutsche Grammophon Youtube channel.

ABOUT OUR RUSH HOUR CONCERTS

Avoid the early evening rush hour and relax with an hour of live music from up-and-coming performers here at the The Stoller Hall. 

Tickets are just £5, and you can pre-order a drink to collect and enjoy during the event. 

These hour-long concerts are a chance to catch artists from our Emerging Artists Scheme, which has been generously supported by the Jeremy Howarth Foundation.

Helena Ricci – Rush Hour Concerts
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £5

The concert will last approximately one hour.

Please note that this concert will include some use of haze.

Programme

Programme

Philip GLASS* Opening
Francisco TARREGA* Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Robert SCHUMANN* Vogel als Prophet
Alphonse HASSELMANS Follets
J.-S. BACH, arr Siloti* Prelude BWV 855a
J.-S. BACH, arr Marcello* Concerto in D Minor BWV 974
Erik SATIE* Gnossienne No 1
Elena KATS-CHERNIN Unsent Love Letters
Max RICHTER* Lamentation for a Lost Life
Franz LISZT* Consolation No 3
Philip GLASS* Metamorphosis Two
Pearl CHERTOK Harpicide at Midnight

* Arrangement by Helena Ricci

* arrangement by Helena Ricci

anima

An immersive glow in the dark solo classical harp concert with Helena Ricci.

Based on the themes of love, loss, solitude and transformation, anima feels like a musical embrace. It is an inward journey from J.S. Bach to Philip Glass presented on the harp with Helena Ricci’s authenticity and charismatic stage presence. This unique immersive classical harp concert features stunning colour and LED lighting. You will be invited to take part with your own phone light. Because everyone can be a light in the dark. Meditative. Multisensory. Mesmeric.

ABOUT HELENA RICCI

Creatively forging her path as a visionary classical musician, Helena Ricci is a harpist praised for her “innovative and multifaceted musical language, having already made huge strides into her own creative world” (Sioned Williams, Principal Harpist, BBC Symphony Orchestra, 1990-2018). Helena Ricci is a City Music Foundation and Stoller Hall Emerging Artist and former Hattori Foundation Senior Awardee – the first harpist ever to win these three awards combined.

Recent solo highlights include concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Royal Opera House, for the LSO Discovery series, being a chamber soloist at the Wigmore Hall and playing for The King. She took part in the Encuentro de Santander, Britten-Pears Young Artist, MDW Tuning In! and Guildhall Creative Entrepreneurs programmes. Ricci is a Master alumna of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where studied with Imogen Barford and graduated with the highest honours.

Through her MUS!LUX project merging classical music with technology and art, she is working on creating mesmeric immersive concert experiences. Based on the themes of love, loss, transformation and feeling like a musical embrace, her debut solo album anima recorded at The Stoller Hall will be released this year. A talented videographer, her film for Brian & Roger Eno’s “Cerulean Blue” was selected as its official video and released on the Deutsche Grammophon Youtube channel.

ABOUT OUR RUSH HOUR CONCERTS

Avoid the early evening rush hour and relax with an hour of live music from up-and-coming performers here at the The Stoller Hall. 

Tickets are just £5, and you can pre-order a drink to collect and enjoy during the event. 

These hour-long concerts are a chance to catch artists from our Emerging Artists Scheme, which has been generously supported by the Jeremy Howarth Foundation.

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