Harpist

Rosanna Rolton

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About Rosanna

Harpist
London and West Sussex

Winner of the Suoni d’Arpa International Harp Competition, Rosanna made her London debut in the Royal Festival Hall at the age of twenty. The event was promoted by the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund who generously support her studies at the Royal College of Music. She is in her fourth year at the Royal College as a Foundation Scholar supported by a Douglas and Hilda Simmonds Award, where she studies with Ieuan Jones and Marisa Robles. Rosanna recently performed Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto in London and gives regular recitals throughout the UK and abroad. A prize winner in the Camac Harp Competition and twice winner of the RCM Harp Competition, Rosanna is also a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra with whom she has toured Europe performing under Vasily Petrenko and Gianandrea Noseda in some of the worlds leading concert venues including Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Berlin Konzerthaus, Edinburgh Usher Hall and the Royal Albert Hall. Born into a musical family, Rosanna started learning the harp from a young age. At eleven years old she began her studies at the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music with Daphne Boden where she twice won the Gordon Turner Memorial Harp competition, won second prize in the Peter Morrison Concerto Competition, first prize in the Angela Bull Memorial Competition and was awarded the prestigious Student of the Year Award. Whilst there she performed in many concerts including a performance in the presence of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales. Rosanna’s debut CD of Italian Baroque Sonatas will be released in September of this year on the label, Tactus.

Musicianship
Instruments:
Harp
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