1:00 pm Thursday, 29 February 2024
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Isabelle Harris flute
Elliot Kempton
Emily Harris


Cécile Chaminade arr. Skalia Kanga — Concertino Op. 107 for flute, viola and harp
Lili Boulanger — Nocturne from Deux Morceaux arranged for flute and harp
Nadia Boulanger — Trois Pièces pour Violoncello et Piano arranged for viola and harp
William Mathias — Zodiac Trio, Op. 60

This concert takes place at St Bartholomew’s Church, Church Hill, Haslemere, GU27 1BW.

This concert is kindly funded by the Community Foundation for Surrey.

Born in Pontypridd, Isabelle Harris is currently a Scholar at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama as a student of the Orchestral Artistry postgraduate, where she studies with Ian Clarke, Philippa Davies, Gareth Davies, and Christopher Green. During her undergraduate at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Isabelle won the Sir Ian Stoutzker Prize, a prestigious bi-annual competition open to all musicians at the college. Since, she has received awards from the British Flute Society and the James Pantyfedwen Foundation. She was recently invited to perform Kaaija Saariaho’s ‘Changing Light’ on BBC Radio 3 for the 2023 BBC Total Immersion project, and was also invited to participate in the 2023 Encuentro de Música y Academia de Santander in Spain; a month long music festival consisting of solo recitals and chamber music concerts with world-class professors and selected students from institutions across Europe.

Equally in demand as a violinist and violist, Elliot Kempton, regular performs as a soloist and chamber musician across Europe; recent appearances include Wigmore Hall (London), Auditorio Sony (Madrid), Museo del Violino (Cremona), and the Palacio de Festivales, (Santander). Elliot is currently a scholar at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he studies with Matthew Jones. Previous to this, he studied with Bartosz Woroch at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Elliot is extremely grateful for the generous support he has received throughout his career from the Harrison Frank Foundation, Stephen Bell Charitable Trust, LSO, James Pantyfedwen Trust, Countess of Munster Trust and Hattori Foundation.

Emily Harris, a harpist based in South Wales and London, pursues a portfolio career as a professional freelance musician and teacher. She completed her Masters in Music Performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in June 2020 where she studied with Caryl Thomas. Pursuing her career in orchestral playing, Emily has performed with the Philharmonia, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Welsh National Opera Orchestra, Birmingham Ballet Sinfonia, Welsh Chamber Orchestra, Sinfonia Cymru and many more under the baton of Mark Wigglesworth, Douglas Boyd, Martyn Brabbins, Carlo Rizzi, and others. Emily successfully auditioned and was granted the Philharmonia MMSF Instrumental Fellowship Programme in London from October 2021. Emily had the privilege to be working alongside the Principal Harpist Heidi Krutzen.

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