Rosanna Rolton

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Winner of the Suoni d’Arpa International Harp Competition, Rosanna made her London debut in the Royal Festival Hall at the age of 20. She gives regular recitals throughout the UK and abroad including an appearance at the Wigmore Hall, the Three Choirs Festival and a recent return to the Royal Festival Hall.Rosanna’s debut CD of Italian Baroque Sonatas will be released in 2019 on the Tactus label. She is also a winner of the Making Music Philip & Dorothy Green Young Artists scheme.

Alongside her solo career, Rosanna frequently works with the Budapest Festival Orchestra performing under conductors such as Iván Fischer and Marin Alsop, and playing in some of the worlds leading concert venues including New York Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw and Hamburg Elbphilharmonie. She is also Guest Principal Harpist of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Aarhus Symfoniorkester in Denmark. As principal harpist of the European Union Youth Orchestra from 2016 to 2018, Rosanna toured extensively throughout Europe and the Far East, working with conductors such as Vasily Petrenko and Gianandrea Noseda.

Much in demand as a chamber musician, Rosanna has recently performed in Shanghai, Bucharest and Berlin as well as many venues in the UK. She is a founder member of the Igneous Ensemble, member of the Cantiaquorum Ensemble and a recent guest with the Pelléas Ensemble.

In 2018 Rosanna received her Master’s degree from the Royal College of Music where she studied with Ieuan Jones and Marisa Robles. At the Royal College she has won the harp competition three times as well as the chamber music prize and the concerto competition.

Link to Personal Site: http://www.rosannarolton.com/