Yorkshire-born harpist Angelina Warburton is an experienced and professional harpist in Manchester. She completed sixth form at Chetham’s School of Music in 2007 and graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music in 2011, under the tutelage of Eira Lynn Jones.
Angelina spends the majority her time playing for orchestras and ensembles around the North of England, recent engagements include accompanying the singers Katherine Jenkins and Idina Menzel. She has also played with the National Symphony Orchestra, the National Festival Orchestra, and the British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. Angelina has also had the privilege of being conducted by Sir Mark Elder and Yan Pascal Tortelier.
Angelina also provides background harp music for weddings and other social functions. Her extremely varied repertoire includes popular classics from the charts and musical theatre, as well as classical repertoire. Angelina has also had the pleasure of being a guest entertainer onboard the Saga Sapphire.
Notable venues in which Angelina has performed include the Bridgewater Hall and the City of Birmingham Symphony Hall, the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden for Prince Charles’ 60th Birthday celebrations, the Baltic in Gateshead, the Natural History Museum in London, as well as playing for shows in Newcastle’s Theatre Royal, York Theatre Royal, Buxton Opera House and Harrogate’s Royal Hall.
Angelina holds the position of Practice Supervisor at Chetham’s School of Music, supporting the young harpists with their studies. She also enjoys teaching the harp and the piano at home.
Angelina is part of the harp quartet CLOUDS, the quartet has released three CDs – Clouds, Water, and Golden Light – and regularly tours the country to promote their original folk music inspired by the Scottish Borders. More information at www.cloudsharpquartet.com
Aside from music, Angelina enjoys practising yoga and spending time with Spyder the cat. She lives with her fiancé in Chorlton, Manchester.
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