Rosanna Rolton

Award: Ian Fleming Award

Year: 2017

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Harp

Location: Royal College of Music

Winner of the Suoni d’Arpa International Harp Competition 2014, 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 later this year on the Tactus label. She also recently won the Making Music Philip & Dorothy Green Young Artists scheme.

Rosanna is Principal Harpist of the European Union Youth Orchestra with whom she tours extensively, 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.

In 2016 Rosanna received her Bachelor’s degree with first-class honours from the Royal College of Music where she is currently studying for her Master’s with Ieuan Jones and Marisa Robles. She is the recipient of the prestigious Johnson Scholarship, the Help Musicians UK Ian Fleming Award, and is generously supported by the Drake Calleja Trust.