Manchester Harp Festival Saturday Day Ticket
  • Saturday 20 January 2024, 9am
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £16 full, FTE/U18 £11
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We look forward to welcoming harpists of all abilities, in any genre, or those that simply love this beautiful and versatile instrument, to the Manchester Harp Festival 2024.

There will be mesmerising guest performances, fascinating masterclasses and workshops, and you’ll experience demonstrations and performances of Harp-E. These super sleek electro-acoustic instruments won the Red Dot Design Award and are played by classical and experimental musicians on the world’s biggest stages. 

Find the full schedule for the day below and biographies for all performers and workshop leaders here.

This festival day ticket does not include the festival’s Opening Recital on Friday 20 January, featuring performances from Louise Thomson, Anne-Marie O’Farrell, Marie Leenhardt and Esther Swift, or access to the Saturday night headline performance by Anneleen Lenaerts. These performances can be booked separately, or you can purchase a full festival ticket to get access to everything.

Entrants to Manchester Harp competition will receive free entry to the workshops and performances (excluding Friday and Saturday night headliners.)

DOWNLOAD THE FULL FESTIVAL PROGRAMME SCHEDULE.

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WORKSHOPS AND PERFORMANCES

From 9am – Live finals of the Manchester Harp Competition

10-11am – Huw Boucher: Meet the Artist Open Forum

10-11am – Marie Leenhardt: Alexander Technique Workshop

During this workshop, we will observe the transformative effects of redirecting our main focus from playing well to being well, applying the principles of the Alexander Technique.
This session welcomes musicians (harpist and others) and anyone curious to experiment other ways of being.
Please feel free to bring your instrument along.

11am – RNCM Showcase

11.30am -12.30pm – Rachel Dent: ABRSM Masterclass

1.30-3.30pm – Esther Swift: Ensembles workshop with culmination performance at 4pm

2.30 – 3.30pm -Harp•E Demonstration

2pm – Huw Boucher: Performance

Harp•E and Salvi’s of London stalls and servicing open in the atrium throughout the day.

Manchester Harp Festival Saturday Day Ticket
  • Saturday 20 January 2024, 9am
  • The Stoller Hall
  • £16 full, FTE/U18 £11
Book tickets

We look forward to welcoming harpists of all abilities, in any genre, or those that simply love this beautiful and versatile instrument, to the Manchester Harp Festival 2024.

There will be mesmerising guest performances, fascinating masterclasses and workshops, and you’ll experience demonstrations and performances of Harp-E. These super sleek electro-acoustic instruments won the Red Dot Design Award and are played by classical and experimental musicians on the world’s biggest stages. 

Find the full schedule for the day below and biographies for all performers and workshop leaders here.

This festival day ticket does not include the festival’s Opening Recital on Friday 20 January, featuring performances from Louise Thomson, Anne-Marie O’Farrell, Marie Leenhardt and Esther Swift, or access to the Saturday night headline performance by Anneleen Lenaerts. These performances can be booked separately, or you can purchase a full festival ticket to get access to everything.

Entrants to Manchester Harp competition will receive free entry to the workshops and performances (excluding Friday and Saturday night headliners.)

DOWNLOAD THE FULL FESTIVAL PROGRAMME SCHEDULE.

logo reads Salvi music London

WORKSHOPS AND PERFORMANCES

From 9am – Live finals of the Manchester Harp Competition

10-11am – Huw Boucher: Meet the Artist Open Forum

10-11am – Marie Leenhardt: Alexander Technique Workshop

During this workshop, we will observe the transformative effects of redirecting our main focus from playing well to being well, applying the principles of the Alexander Technique.
This session welcomes musicians (harpist and others) and anyone curious to experiment other ways of being.
Please feel free to bring your instrument along.

11am – RNCM Showcase

11.30am -12.30pm – Rachel Dent: ABRSM Masterclass

1.30-3.30pm – Esther Swift: Ensembles workshop with culmination performance at 4pm

2.30 – 3.30pm -Harp•E Demonstration

2pm – Huw Boucher: Performance

Harp•E and Salvi’s of London stalls and servicing open in the atrium throughout the day.

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