Part of Manchester Harp Festival 2024.
Join us for the full festival – featuring performances, workshops displays from specialist harp manufacturers and more.
Whether you’re a harpist of any ability, in any genre or simply love this beautiful and versatile instrument, we look forward to welcoming you.
This full festival ticket includes access to the festival’s Opening Recital on Friday 20 January, featuring performances from Louise Thomson, Anne-Marie O’Farrell, Marie Leenhardt and Esther Swift, and as well access to the Saturday night headline performance by Anneleen Lenaerts. These performances can also be booked separately.
Entrants to Manchester Harp competition will receive free entry to the workshops and performances (excluding Friday and Saturday night headliners.)
You can find full bios for all performers and workshop leaders in the Manchester Harp Festival here.
WORKSHOPS AND PERFORMANCES ON SATURDAY 20 JANUARY
From 9am – Live finals of the Manchester Harp Competition
10-11am – Huw Boucher: Meet the Artist Open Forum
11am – RNCM Showcase
11.30am -12.30pm – Rachel Dent: ABRSM Masterclass
1.30-3.30pm – Esther Swift: Ensembles workshop with culmination performance at 4pm
2pm – Huw Boucher: Performance
E-harps demos and Salvi’s of London stalls and servicing open in the atrium throughout the day.