Louise Thomson (Harp)
United Reformed Church on Tuesday 11th October 2022 at 7:30 pm
Mikhail Glinka : Nocturne
Gabriel Pierne : Impromptu Caprice
Pierick Houdy : Sonata for harp
Nino Rota : Sarabanda
Ekaterina Walter-Kuhne : Fantasie sur un Theme de L’Opera Eugene Onegin par P. Tchaikowsky
Dalwyn Henshall : Three Welsh Dances
Huw Watkins : Suite for Harp
Esther Swift : Time Spinner
Pat Metheny arr. Louise Thomson : Letter from Home
Marcel Grandjany : Rhapsodie
Louise Thomson – Harp
Louise Thomson’s early notable successes included winning the Harp Finals at the world renowned Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales Competition in 2003 and performing as a Finalist in the London International Harp Competition in 2005. Since then, she has performed with some of the country’s most respected ensembles: the Hallé Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra and Manchester Concert Orchestra. She performed for HRH Queen Elizabeth II and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at The Royal Variety Performance in 2007 and has played live on radio and television several times.
Louise is the harp tutor at Huddersfield University and is a visiting tutor at RNCM and JRNCM.
Photo taken by Sara Porter.