Lunchtime Livestream: Trinity Laban Harpists

WED 28 APR 13.00

A performance of solo harp and harp chamber music, streamed live from the Recording Studio at King Charles Court.

Tune in on the Trinity Laban Facebook Page at 13.00h to watch the performance.


Saint-Saëns Fantaisie for Violin and Harp, Op 124

John Marson Three Romances
I. Once, In A Dream
II. A Place That I Knew
III. The Sweetest Memories


Marcel Grandjany Rhapsodie for Harp

Marcel Tournier Fiévreusement from Sonatine, Op 30

Kellija Moncaka is currently pursuing her Postgraduate Advance Diploma at Trinity Laban with Stephany Gonley at Trinity College London Scholarship playing on an Albani violin. She is a graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School where she studied with Natasha Boyarsky, and gained her undergraduate degree at the Jazepa Vitola Latvian Music Academy. Simultaneously to her studies she also gained a seat in a professional Orchestra in Latvia (Liepaja SyphonyOrchestra) for 3 years before pursuing her Masters degree at the Royal College of Music with Mark Messenger and Gabriella Lester. She has participated in competitions in Latvia, Lithuania and the UK as well as forming many chamber ensembles throughout her training.

French and German harpist, Clara Sophie Krüger, graduated in 2020 with a Master of Arts (Music Performance) degree from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, where she is currently studying for a Postgraduate Artist Diploma with Gabriella Dall’Olio.
She began to play the harp at the age of 8 at the Badische Konservatorium of Karlsruhe, Germany, where she received a scholarship for highly talented musicians in 2012. She won several prizes at the competition "Jugend musiziert" for young musicians in Germany. In 2018 she graduated as a Bachelor of Arts in Harp Performance and Harp Pedagogy at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe with Maria Stange.
As an exchange student, in Winter 2016 she also studied under Sarah O'Brien at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Switzerland. In 2017 the Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now organisation selected her for a scholarship, providing her with the opportunity to give several concerts in care homes, hospitals and schools.
For further guidance and inspiration, she has attended several courses led by Germaine Lorenzini, Geneviève Létang, Gabriella Dall'Olio, Francoise Friedrich, Sarah O’Brien, Béatrice Guillermin and Silke Aichhorn, as well as masterclasses with Isabelle Moretti and Fabrice Pierre.

Maria McNamee is a scholar at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, where she won the John Marson prize for outstanding musicianship in 2020, and studies with Gabriella Dall’Olio and Frances Kelly. From the age of 9 she has played both Irish traditional and classical harp and spent 6 years at Chetham's School of Music with Marie Leenhardt and En Hudson. She has had many solo engagements in England and Ireland and was principal harp in the Ulster Youth Orchestra and City of Birmingham Youth Orchestra. Now a member of Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra, Maria is very active in chamber music with several duos and trios.

Watch Live on TL Facebook Page.

Trinity Laban Recording Studio, King Charles Court

Dates and times

This event finished on 28 April 2021.

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