FREE Lunchtime Concert: Lucia Stone (Harp) and Anna Le Gall (Harp)
Representing Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Ravel – Introduction and Allegro (Lucia Stone with accompaniment)
Matthew T. Hall – Queen for a Day World premiere (Anna Le Gall)
Sylvius Leopold Weiss – Partita in B-flat major (Lucia Stone)
Smetana – Vltava (Moldau) from Ma Vlast (Anna Le Gall)
John Marson – Waltzes and Promenades (Lucia Stone and Anna Le Gall)
Italian-American harpist Lucia Stone, began playing the harp at the age of nine at the Cesare Pollini Conservatorio in Padova, Italy, where she graduated in 2012.
She is currently attending her final year of bachelor studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with Gabriella Dall’Olio. Lucia enjoys playing in orchestra and smaller ensembles as well as performing solo, and had her debut in 2013 playing Handel’s Harp Concerto.
Lucia performs with various orchestras in London and in Italy, and has recently taken part, as an orchestra member, in the Amazon production of the TV series Mozart in the Jungle shot in Venice.
Lucia has attended many masterclasses with harpists, such as Fabrice Pierre, Elizabeth Fontain-Binoche, Sylvain Blassel, Marie Pierre Langlamet, David Watkins, Emmanuel Ceysson, Margherita Bassani, Luisa Prandina, Olga Mazzia, Rachel Masters and Hugh Webb.
Anna Le Gall is a French harpist currently studying with Gabriella Dall’Olio at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She started the harp at the age of six. In 2009 she obtained her High School Diploma in Music and Dance Techniques.
Anna has performed many concerts with chamber music groups, orchestras, and participated in the Young Talents Concert for the Polignac Foundation in Guidel (Brittany). She has attended masterclasses with many famous harpists such as Fabrice Pierre, Sylvain Blassel, Park Stickney, Marie-Pierre Langlamet.
Anna performs regularly as a soloist in France, and has been invited to perform concerts with the Rencontres Musicales d’Iroise festival this summer, in chapels and churches in France. She won a First Price at the Concours Francais de la Harpe in 2010, and is the co-winner of the John Marson’s prize for an outstanding harpist.