Eleanor Turner


Photo: Ivan Barra

Social media and news: Eleanor is on Soundcloud as Eleanor Turner 3. If you like pictures, follow 'eleanorharpist' on InstagramEleanor also has a page on Facebook and you can follow her on Twitter as she harps around the World!

Eleanor is a member of 4 Girls 4 Harps, a harp quartet who have celebrated their 15 year anniversary by founding the British Harp Chamber Music Competition and commissioning a superb new work by four outstanding women composers: Nicola LeFanu, Savourna Stevenson, Alissa Firsova and Ayanna Witter-Johnson

Four of Eleanor's tried and tested arrangements, for 4 harp ensemble, are available to purchase and download at Harp Column Music. Click here.

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Eleanor's next performances Saturday 6th May at St. Mary's Church, Lutterworth, LE17 4AN at 7.30pm featuring the superb Kingfisher Chorale, directed by Giles Turner. Music is a stunning, varied selection of choral works, choral plus harp works 'A Noone of Night' by Palle Mikkelborg and 'Cantique de Jean Racine', plus harp solos by Benjamin Rimmer, Yann Tiersen, Grieg and Liszt. http://www.kingfisherchorale.org/shop/4565779899/st-john-the-baptist-clarendon-park-leicester-a-noone-of-night/10305929

12 May      7.30pm 4 Girls 4 Harps at St. Andrew's Church, South Church, Bishop Auckland, nearest postcode DL14 6SP. Visit the page on the Bishop Auckland Music Society website: http://bvemv.orpheusweb.co.uk/BAMSWeb/bams.html

15 May       12pm onwards. Lunchtime concert at Southampton University: Turner Sims University of Southampton Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ - Pre-concert talk by Eleanor and Balandino Di Donato about the HarpCI project - harp and live electronics, using the latest gesture controlled technology. 1pm Concert on electric harp with live electronics (finishes 1.50pm) and see below for the workshop at 2-3.45pm all welcome, harpists and non-harpists. Contact Eleanor ellieturner47@icloud.com or Louise Johnson on 023 8059 8424 or email L.L.Johnson@soton.ac.uk for more information or to book a place. http://www.southampton.ac.uk/music/news/events/2017/05/15-sculpting-the-sound.page

15 May       WORKSHOP opportunity! http://www.southampton.ac.uk/humanities/news/events/2017/05/15-eleanor-turner-workshop.page

18 May       1.10pm Warwick University lunchtime concert. Free entry, all welcome! in the Ensemble Room at Warwick Arts Centre (I am doing this in place of Rowena Calvert so the following link shows her name: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/events/freeconcerts/?calendarItem=8a17841a5b90df0c015b9fcc1a4c0c6f)

26 May       7.30pm Rowena Calvert and David Le Page join me for our first ever trio concert at the beautiful church of Holy Trinity Church, Bengeo, Hertfordshire, SG14 3JJ   It's part of the esteemed Hertford International Concert Series, put on by Rowena and her husband, Rhys. £14 tickets, available on the door or in advance from the Bengeo Post Office or Hertford Tourist Office, Tel: 01992 584322 - visit and like the facebook page here.

10 June       (Saturday) Workshop 11am-4pm and 5pm concert at St. Andrew's Church, Langar, Nottinghamshire, NG13 9HG  Ideal for harpists of all ages between grades 1 and 5 to participate in workshop, mainly ensemble playing, focus on fun and participation! Students can take part in the 5pm concert to show what they have worked on during the day. Eleanor Turner will also perform.

2 July tba Fundraising Concert in Stamford

4 July Eleanor Turner  1pm solo concert at Lincoln Drill Hall £7 in advance or £8 on the door https://www.lincolndrillhall.com/events/licmf-lunchtime-concert-eleanor-turner-harp

See Concerts page for details of all of Eleanor's upcoming performances!

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Intensive Study: Eleanor invites students from around the world to join her at her home in Stamford for 1-3 days.

€œEleanor Turner is a very personal artist; she captures the warmness of the South American rhythm and timbres. She is a professional and intelligent performer as well as a mature artist.  Bart van Oort