Past concerts

 
 

11 May 2014  Flute, viola & harp concert with Lisa Nelsen (flute) and Robert Secret (viola)

Debussy, Satie, Piazzolla, Bizet and Ravel at The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

14 May 2014 4 Girls 4 Harps in concert at Egham and District Music Club, Surrey

16 May 2014 4 Girls 4 Harps in concert for Bury Festival at The Apex

20 May 2014 Attacca Trio lunchtime recital at the Church of St. Stephen's Walbrook, London.

20 May 2014 Attacca Trio and London International Players present Debussy's Trio Sonata, Ravel's Introduction and Allegro and more at 49 Queen's Gate Terrace, London, SW7 5PN. 

23 May 2014 London International Players at the Berlin Philharmonie    

Thank you to Salvi Harps and Lyon and Healy harps, Remagen, for providing a beautiful harp for Eleanor's performance.  

3 June 2014 4 Girls 4 Harps in concert at Bledington Festival

6 June 2014 Solo harp recital at Harlaxton Manor, near Grantham, to include 'The Crown of Ariadne'

12 June 2014 4 Girls 4 Harps at Devizes Festival

19 June 2014 4 Girls 4 Harps at Broxbourne

25 June 2014 Concerto performance of Soñando en Español by Deborah Henson-Conant at the American Harp Society Conference, New Orleans, USA

27 June 2014 Attacca Trio perform at St. Johns, Smith Square, London

7 July 2014 Aquilae Duo plus Robert Secret, performance for Buckingham Music Festival

11 July 2014 St. Ives (Cornwall) Arts Club solo performance

14 July 2014 4 Girls 4 Harps at Buxton Festival

23 July 2014 Where Passion Meets Performance at the 12th World Harp Congress, Sydney

31 July 2014 4 Girls 4 Harps at Cambridge Summer Music Festival

5-9 August 2014 Ruth Faber's Teenage Harp Course, featuring solo recital by Eleanor Turner

12 Sept 2014 Aquilae Flute and Harp Duo performance at Ripon International Festival - our beautiful new programme called 'Enchanted Wood' http://www.riponinternationalfestival.com/aquilae-duo-eleanor-turner-harp-lisa-nelsen-flute-enchanted-wood/

26-27 Sept 2014 Masterclass and concert at the Rovigo Harp Festival, Italy, sponsored by Salvi Harps.

29 Sept 2014 Attacca Trio concert for Luton Music Club (including Debussy's Trio Sonate (using Carl Swanson's new edition), available from http://www.vanderbiltmusic.com/

18 October 2014 Aquilae Duo perform Mozart's Flute and Harp Concerto with Darwin Ensemble, at Lichfield Cathedral, conducted by Alex Laing: http://darwinensemble.co.uk/details/49-autumn-concert/

21 Oct 2014 Tuesday concert with Alan Thomas, guitar. The Thomas-Turner Guitar and Harp Duo present a concert of classics and new, including music by Tarrega, Rodrigo, De Falla and Alan Thomas.

23 Oct 2014 Eleanor returns for the fourth time to Emmanuel Church, Loughborough, for a lunchtime concert, featuring a variety of classical and a little lighter music. The church is beautiful with comfortable seating and you can get a light lunch prior to the concert, in the church's own cafe.

24 Oct 2014 Aquilae Duo perform at the Two Moors Festival, at noon. Friday 24th October at 12pm. An unusual setting for a concert - an auction house! St. Edmund’s Court, Okehampton Street, Exeter, EX4 1DU

25 Oct 2014 Eleanor performs with Martin Nelson, guitar, at St Dionysius Church, Market Harborough.

Sunday 9th November at Harpe Diem, 7.30pm, the Belgium Harp Day in Leuven, Belgium. Eleanor performed electro-acoustic music on the Salvi 'Rainbow' by Deborah Henson-Conant, Yann Tiersen and her own piece 'Two Breton Girls By The Sea' for harp and loop station, written for Italian harpist Vanja Contu. Classical pieces also performed on the Salvi 'Diana', by Mozart, Liszt, Cabezon and Mathias.

Friday 14th November 2014              4 Girls 4 Harps at Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire.

Sunday 23rd November 2014             BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE HARP DAY

                                                       Eleanor Turner Solo Recital at Birmingham Conservatoire Harp Open Day.                                                                                Eleanor is also giving a masterclass. Follow this link.

Wednesday 3rd December 2014        4 Girls 4 Harps perform a lunchtime concert for the Open University.

Wednesday 17th December 2014      Cosy Concert for small children, 10.30am at The Yard, Stamford. Soft Play included!

19th December 2014                        Christmas in Twilight concert in Leeds with Matthew Sharp (cello), David Le Page (violin) and voice trio from Opera North. Varied programme of transcendental arrangements by Matthew Sharp. http://www.operanorth.co.uk/productions/christmas-at-twilight

22 December 2014                           Harborough Collective Christmas Concert

Sunday 18th January 2015                'La Vie en Rose' Harborough Collective Flute, Viola and Harp concert with David Le Page (viola) and Lisa Nelsen (flute) - wonderful French music at 3pm in the Congregational Church, Market Harborough.

Thursday 29th January 2015             7.30pm but arrive around 7pm.  4 Girls 4 Harps 'Vernon Ellis Foundation Concert' for fundraising towards our competition, the British Harp Chamber Music Competition 2015. Concert at 49 Queen's Gate Terrace, London. Tickets £15 per person which includes wine and canapes. You're very welcome to join us for a delicious buffet supper afterwards! If yes to that, £30 per person. To reserve a place, email vernon@vef.org.uk  See you there for music and a good catch up! Everyone welcome, children included.

1 February 2015 at 7.30pm               Brahms' Four Songs, Opus 17, for women's chorus, two horns and harp, at Uppingham School. Email Eleanor for details: info@eleanorturner.com or use the contact page on this website.

11 February 2015                             4 Girls 4 Harps at Grantham Music Club, with soprano Helen Winter.

Monday 2nd March 2015                   Babygigs concert, Eleanor Turner solo harp recital for little ones and families, 10.30am at the Congregational Church, Market Harborough.  www.babygigs.co.uk or Facebook BabyGigs

Friday 13th March 2015                    House concert near Peterborough with Lisa Nelsen, flute

Wednesday 18th March 2015 10.30am and 11.30am COSY CONCERTS for babies, children and the whole family, by Eleanor Turner (solo harp) at Bainton Reading Room, Bainton, near Tallington. See www.cosyconcerts.co.uk 

7 April 2015                                     4 Girls 4 Harps at Chipping Sodbury Town Hall, BS37 6AD, 7.30pm

10-15 April 2015                              EDINBURGH HARP FESTIVAL 2015 - Eleanor is performing solo, teaching private lessons and leading a five-day harp course.

Join Eleanor and many other harpists at the Edinburgh Harp Festival 2015! Eleanor is leading three events at this year's festival. Do get in touch with any questions you may have about the course or workshop!

Saturday 11th April through to Wednesday 15th April at Edinburgh Harp Festival. 1pm each day, Eleanor's new course 'The Harp is a Musical Playground' will be running. £72 for the 5 day course!

Monday 13th April 10.30am to 12pm Eleanor's Pedal Harp Masterclass at Edinburgh Harp Festival

Tuesday 14th April at 7.30pm          Eleanor Turner in concert at the Edinburgh Harp Festival

19 April 2015                                   Adjudicating Croydon Music Festival Harp Classes

Thursday 30th April at 10.30am       Eleanor is performing a BabyGig (for babies and children with adult carers/parents/relatives/friends) at Leicester Preparatory School, 2 Albert Road, Leicester, LE2 2AA, further details about the concert if needed are available from Eleanor Hodgkinson at info@babygigs.co.uk or just turn up on the day. £4 per person or £10 for 1 adult plus 2 children.

Saturday 2nd May at 7.30pm           Eleanor is back performing in her home town of Stamford, Lincolnshire, with 4 Girls 4 Harps at St. Martin's Church - part of the Music at St. Martin's series. £12, £10 concessions, £3 students, under 18s free

Saturday 9 May 2015                       4 Girls 4 Harps at Honiton Festival, Devon 

Sunday 10th May to Wed 14th         4 Girls 4 Harps Two Moors Festival Residency

Sunday 17th May 2015 at 3.30pm    Eleanor Turner, Matthew Sharp (cello) and Lisa Nelsen (flute) perform a mixed programme at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1QG promoted by the series 'Revelation St. Mary's' in an exotic programme entitled Fireside: Wings of Desire

Thursday 21st May 2015 at 11am     Cosy Concert in Bainton with Alan Thomas, guitar. Spanish music by Bizet, Cabezon, Rodrigo, Tarrega and Manuel de Falla. Preview of our Newbury programme.

Friday 22 May 2015 at 6.45pm         Newbury Spring Festival  'A Taste of Spain' with Alan Thomas, guitar. Returns only.

Monday 25th May 2015                    4 Girls 4 Harps perform live on BBC Radio 3 'In Tune' programme at around 5.30pm

Tuesday 26th May 2015                   4 Girls 4 Harps record for BBC Radio 4 'Woman's Hour' programme at 10am

Thursday 28th May 2015                 4 Girls 4 Harps performance, including exciting World Premiere of the new commission by Savourna Stevenson, Alissa Firsova, Ayanna Witter-Johnson and Nicola LeFanu, at Temple Church, London SEE LINK

6 June 2015                                    Private recital with Lisa Nelsen (flute)

9 June 2015                                   4 Girls 4 Harps perform for the Ryedale Festival launch at 22 Mansfield Street, London

12 June 2015                                  4 Girls 4 Harps in Bishop Auckland

14 June 2015                                  British Harp Chamber Music Competition 2015 Finals. Riverhouse Barn, Surrey. 

                                                     Evening performance by 4 Girls 4 Harps as the Adjudicators reach their decisions.

19 June 2015                                  4 Girls 4 Harps at Southend

20 June 2015                                  Private recital

22 June 2015                                  4 Girls 4 Harps at Bradfield

14 August 2015                               Recital at Ibacus Harp Course, Suffolk   Address: Low Farm Barn, Dennington Road, Laxfield, Suffolk IP13 8HL   Contact email: victoriaseale@btconnect.com

16 August 2015                               Recital with Xuefei Yang, guitar, at Binham Priory, Norfolk Tickets £16 and it is advisable to book in advance by phoning or emailing David and Maureen Frost on 01328 830362 or emailing davidfrost226@btinternet.com

25-28 August 2015                          Eleanor is tutoring on Glasbury Arts Harp Summer School, near Hay on Wye, teaching alongside Harriet Earis, Lily Neill and Katherine Thomas. Eleanor's SOLO RECITAL is at 6.30pm on WEDNESDAY 26th AUGUST - phone 07583544110 or email boxoffice@glasburyarts.co.uk for information.        

2 September (Wednesday) 2015      Wild Bird at The Forge, Camden, Eleanor Turner and Friends - an exciting musical collaboration with 8 other musicians,featuring music by Ravel, David Le Page, Deborah Henson-Conant and a new commission by Benjamin Rimmer.

Saturday 5 September 2015 7.30pm 'Music on a Late Summer Evening' LA VIE EN ROSE Trio concert with Lisa Nelsen (flute) and David Le Page (violin/viola) in a programme of French music from Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre to Debussy. PILTON CHURCH, near Oundle, PE8 5SN. Tickets £13, in aid of Pilton Church from c.treffgarne@btinternet.com or 01832 720 448

Sunday 6 September 2015               Playing at Easton Walled Gardens for the Autumn Country Market

26 September 2015                         Wild Bird - an exciting concert of electro-acoustic and acoustic harps with 8-piece ensemble at 'Barn Hill' Trinity Methodist Church, Stamford: http://www.stamfordartscentre.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3008:eleanor-turner-in-concert&catid=19:local&Itemid=33

4 October 2015 at 3pm                   Wild Bird - an intimate, pared-down but no less passionate Wild Bird performance with the Harborough Collective, led by David Le Page, in Market Harborough at The Congregational Church. See website

25 October 2015                             Stratford concert with English Serenata at Bidford Parish Church.

5 November 2015                            4 Girls 4 Harps at Cheltenham. See Concert Diary listing.

29 November 2015                          4 Girls 4 Harps at Rottingdean Arts, Sussex. Rottingdean Village Hall, near Brighton.

5 December 2015                            Harp, cello and carol concert with Matthew Sharp (cello and voice) at Abbey Road Church, London, 6.30pm. 'Christmas Twilight' is a family friendly atmospheric concert of music by Ravel, Debussy, Britten and many others, including interactive sing-a-long carols and a chance to try the harp. It will be FUN, friendly and really exciting music! http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/christmas-family-show-tickets-17708077336

12 December 2015                          A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten with the Choir of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, in STAMFORD - Lincolnshire - at the beautiful St. Martins Church, Stamford. 7.30pm. Conducted by Richard Latham. Tickets from Stamford Arts Centre box office 01780 763203. Promoted by Music at St Martins. Poster with details of the dinner offer at the Bull and Swan here.

13 December 2015                          4 Girls 4 Harps at West Lodge Park Hotel, Cockfosters Road, Hadley Wood, EN4 0PY (0PZ for satnav) details and booking here: http://www.bealeshotels.co.uk/westlodgepark/events/2015/12/concert-dinner/

16 December 2015                          HARP EVENT AT BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE with Eleanor Turner, Catrin Finch and Katherine Thomas - email Eleanor for more details! info@eleanorturner.com  ALL WELCOME please email me if you'd like to visit and/or join in. You are so welcome! Starts at 1.30pm and the plan from there depends on how many people would like to come so please do get in touch!

17 December                                  Eleanor's Christmas visit to Rainbows Hospice in Loughborough.

18 December 2015                          Guest appearance in place of the inimitable Jean Kelly on electric lever harp with the amazing band Ranagri and Tony Christie (yes, THE Tony Christie) in 'The Great Irish Song Book' at the Irish World Heritage Centre, Manchester. 8pm. Tickets here: http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Manchester/Irish-World-Heritage-Centre/Tony-Christie-and-Ranagri/12578767/

21 December 2015                         Eleanor Turner and the Strings of the Harborough Collective, led by David Le Page. Christmas 'Upon a Midnight Clear' concert at 7.30pm, Market Harborough's Congregational Church, info@harboroughconcerts.co.uk for ticket reservations. £15 (£12 concessions) children 8-18 £8

23 December 2015                         'A Winter's Tale' Christmas Concert at 7.30pm (similar to above) with David Le Page and the Le Page Ensemble featuring McNeill (Jack McNeill) and Heys (Charlie Heys) guitar and fiddle folk duo, music also by J.S. Bach, Palestrina, Jeff Buckley, Corelli, Piazzolla and folk carols from around the world. St. Laurence Church, The Shambles, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1AP, http://www.soglos.com/children-family/35489/Le-Ensemble-Christmas-Concert-in-Stroud 

9 January 2016                               First concert of the New Year! FUTURE BLEND in Birmingham. An inspired new collective of fresh composers from the city, all writing new compositions for the harp! Old Library, Custard Factory, Birmingham. Time tba.

21 January 2016 at 12.45pm           Eleanor returns for the fifth time to Emmanuel Church, Loughborough! Lunchtime recital featuring 'Perlau yn y glaw' (Raindrops Shine Like Pearls) by Mared Emlyn, works by Sibelius and Grieg, Chinese Folk Songs by Chou Wen-Chung and a collection of Edith Piaf songs. http://www.emmanuel-loughborough.org/events.html

30 January 2016 at 7.30pm             Turner-Thomas Harp and guitar duo with Alan Thomas at South Holland Centre, Spalding. Book tickets via South Holland Centre (not listed on their website yet but you can phone for tickets). Music by De Falla, Piazzolla, Tiersen and Thomas. You can also email the South Holland Concert Series at mail@shconcerts.co.uk

2 February 2016                              Eleanor Turner solo lunchtime recital at Lincoln Drill Hall, featuring 'Perlau yn y glaw' (Raindrops Shine Like Pearls) by Mared Emlyn, works by Sibelius and Grieg, Chinese Folk Songs by Chou Wen-Chung and a collection of Edith Piaf songs. Promoted by Lincoln International Chamber Music Festival. https://www.lincolndrillhall.com/events/lunchtime-concert-eleanor-turner-

19 February 2016                            Concert with Elias String Quartet at The Music Room at Champs Hill, Coldwaltham, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1LY. New premiere by Ailie Robertson for harp and string quartet, Rise by Benjamin Rimmer, Mared Emlyn's solo harp work Raindrops Shine Like Pearls, Debussy's Danses Sacree et Profane and Haydn's String Quartet Opus 54,2 Email Eleanor info@eleanorturner.com if you are interested in attending

Monday 29 February                      10am 'Once Every Four Years' - a special children's concert for Baby Gigs, at Leicester Prep School. See http://www.babygigs.co.uk/#!concerts/cnnz for details and to book online. Eleanor will perform a leaping leap year selection of Waltzes and Jigs, some Chinese folk songs to celebrate the Year of the Monkey and some children's songs

Monday 29th February                   3pm repeat of the same concert for Cosy Concerts at Stamford's United Reformed Church. Book online for £5 tickets, tickets on the door are £6. Children free.

Saturday 5 March                           Harp & Cello concert for children in Bourne, for Little Miracles, in the morning.

Saturday 5 March                           3pm Calvert-Turner Duo Cello and Harp Cosy Concert for children and their carers and families, with Rowena Calvert and Eleanor, in Bainton Reading Room, Badinton Lane, Bainton, near Stamford. See here.

6 March 2016                                  Sunday evening recital (including some duets with the world famous guitarist Xuefei Yang) in the beautiful church of St. Mary Magdalene, Shabbington, Buckinghamshire. 

7 March 2016                                  Remy van Kesteren masterclass at Birmingham Conservatoire , followed by his ECHO stars concert at the Birmingham Town Hall. 

8 March 2016                                  Eleanor will be playing the harp at the launch of a very special book, newly published by Penguin. Iris Grace, an extraordinary young girl with a genuine talent for painting, has followers and admirers all over the world, not to mention collectors who have bought her original art work for their collections. Arabella Carter-Johnson, Iris Grace's mother, has written her first book, about Iris Grace and the way she uses her painting to communicate, and it is hot off the press. Iris Grace often comes to hear Eleanor, and the rest of the Harborough Collective, perform or in rehearsal.

8 April 2016                                    7.30pm cabaret style seating, Harborough Collective's latest show 'The Interpretation of Dreams' with David Le Page, Eleanor Turner and other members of The Harborough Collective in Market Harborough at the Congregational Church. Music by Arvo Part, Pink Floyd, Satie, Debussy, Glass. £11, £9 concessions, 8-18yr olds accompanied FREE. http://www.harboroughconcerts.co.uk/page3.html

9 April 2016                                    Concert at Yorkshire Sculpture Park with Opera North, LoveDeath: Music and Words, curated by cellist/baritone Matthew Sharp and featuring music and words by Bill Viola and Richard Wagner. http://www.ysp.co.uk/events/opera-north-presents-lovedeath-music-and-words

16 April 2016                                  Calvert-Turner Cello and Harp Duo - Thame, Oxfordshire                                                  7.30pm on Saturday 16th April at St. Mary's Church in Thame, Oxfordshire, with long-term duo partner, cellist Rowena Calvert. Follow this link for tickets and more info: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/354727.%C2%A0

21 April (Thursday) 2016                 4 Girls 4 Harps at Radlett http://www.radlettcentre.co.uk/What-s-On/Music/4-Girls-4-Harps

13 May 2016 8pm                            Attacca Trio with Ana de la Vega (flute) and Daniel Rohn (viola) at Southend on Sea Concert Club. The Plaza Centre, 600 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2PT, Tickets £9 (£8) for non-members, phone 01702 215011 Mon-Fri 8.45am-5.15pm or from the Visitors Centre, Allegro Music, Plaza Centre or on the door! Music by Bax, Bach, Debussy, Ravel and Mozart.

19 May 2016                                   4 Girls 4 Harps at Newbury Spring Festival

21 May 2016                                   4 Girls 4 Harps at Lyddington

24 May 2016 (Tuesday 1pm)            Bury Festival Solo Lunchtime Recital (sorry - SOLD OUT) - Unitarian Meeting House, Bury St. Edmunds https://www.buryfestival.co.uk/whats-on/event/1527/eleanor-turner

7 June 2016 at 2.30pm                    Harping at celebration of HRH The Queen's 90th Birthday at St. George's Church, Stamford

14 June 2016                                  Visit to Rainbows hospice, Loughborough, to play for the children.

15 June 2016                                  Birmingham Conservatoire Open Day - book a consultation with Eleanor or visit the Harp at Birmingham demonstration at 2.15pm info@eleanorturner.com for details. Please notify Eleanor if you plan to attend, so she can prepare accordingly and make sure your questions are answered.

18 June 2016                                  Roley's Annual Lymphoma Party (No.2!) Private Charity Event

24 June 2016                                  Eleanor Turner solo recital at Hepworth House, St. Ives. 6.45pm start

25 June 2016                                  'Raindrops Shine Like Pearls' Atmospheric outdoor mini-shows and workshops in the stunning Amphitheatre at Trebah Gardens in Cornwall http://www.trebahgarden.co.uk/amphitheatre

26 June 2016                                  AfternoonConcert with Rowena Calvert, cellist. Details available soon. 

30 June 2016 7.30pm                       Aquilae Flute and Harp Duo with Lisa Nelsen (flute) for Music in Quiet Places at St. John the Baptist's Church, South Witham, NG33 5PL our Enchanted Wood programme (Bach, Ravi Shankar, Debussy, Alwyn and more) in an enchanting church.

3 July 2016                                    Thomas-Turner Guitar and Harp Duo with Alan Thomas and Eleanor Turner, 4pm Oakham Chapel for Oakham Music Festival, hour-long concert

6 July 2016                                    Mid-week recital with organist James Parsons. Eleanor is particularly looking forward to collaborating with James Parsons for this Wednesday recital of harp and organ solos as well as Handel's Harp Concerto in Bb with organ accompaniment, and Grandjany's 'Aria in the Classic Style' for harp and organ. http://friends-of-fotheringhay-church.co.uk/events/  Email; friendsoffc@btinternet.com if you'd like to reserve a ticket. £10


15 July 2016 (Friday)                       Carnival of Venice cabaret-style evening concert with the Harborough Collective, led by David Le Page (violin) Music from Monteverdi onwards in high spirits for summer. 7.30pm Market Harborough, Congregational Church Hall, Tickets £15, concessions £9, accompanied children age 8-18 are free. Email info@harboroughconcerts.co.uk to reserve tickets.


27 July 2016                                   9pm solo recital at Teatro Alla Confraternita, Limone Piemonte, Italy. Supported by Salvi.

9-13 August 2016                             Eleanor is once again coaching and performing a recital on the Ruth Faber Harp Course in Millfield, Somerset. Her concert will be on Wednesday 10th August at 7.30pm, Millfield School. Free event!

30 August (Tuesday) 2016 at 8pm      'A Song for Hope' with coloratura soprano Tracy Fehr from the USA. St. George's Church, St. Mary's Street, Stamford, PE9 2DL. FREE ENTRY but donations are very welcome, all proceeds go to Association de Cooperation Tunisie (ACT) in particular towards helping single mothers in Tunisia to establish businesses. Beautiful music by Handel, Mozart, De Falla, Ravel, Gerhswin, duets and solos.  http://www.stgeorgeschurch.net/how-to-find-us/

4 September 2016                          Eleanor performs next to the cafe - 10.30-3.30 - at the Easton Walled Gardens Autumn Market.

4 September 2016 at 6pm               Preceeded by Cream Tea at 4.30pm, all proceeds to Launde Abbey. Near Oakham, Rutland, Eleanor gives a shared recital with Vanja Contu at Launde Abbey. Music by Grieg, Debussy, Sibelius, Mared Emlyn, Luciano Berio and Marcel Tournier.

10 September 2016                        Workshop with Eleanor Turner for the North East Branch of the Clarsach Society - STONEHAVEN, Aberdeen Eleanor is thrilled to be giving an all-day (half day for juniors) workshop from 10am to 4pm at St. James Church Hall, Stonehaven, AB39 2JB

18 September 2016                        Concert with Alan Thomas (guitar) at Mayfield, near Ashbourne, Derbyshire, for Mayfield Music. Music by Manuel de Falla, Yann Tiersen, Tarrega, Mared Emlyn, Piazzolla, Alan Thomas and Bizet. www.mayfieldmusic.org.uk

10 October 2016 (Monday)              7pm Concert at Barts Pathology Museum, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), in connection with Music and the QMUL Centre for the History of the Emotions. Barts Pathology Museum, 3rd Floor, Robin Crook Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, West Smithfield, EC1A 7BEwith Eleanor Turner, Lisa Nelsen (flute) and David Le Page (violin) - a fascinating two-part concert with some audience participation along a psychological thread..tickets from http://eshop.qmul.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=107  £7 or £3 students

21 October                                   4pm kids concerts with cellist/bass-baritone/actor Matthew Sharp for The Wheels on Debussy at Crick, Northamptonshire. Details here (soon!): http://www.thewheelsondebussy.com/concerts

9 November 2016                          4 Girls 4 Harps Coffee Concert at Champs Hill, Sussex.

10 November 2016                        10am Clangers themed Cosy Concert at Barn Hill Methodist Church, Stamford, with Eleanor Turner (harp) and Estelle Langthorne, recorders. £5.49 per adult, all children free, up to 5 children per adult. Booking online is essential, see www.cosyconcerts.co.uk  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cosy-concert-clangers-with-estelle-on-recorders-eleanor-turner-on-harp-tickets-28782840250?aff=ehomecard

17 November                               Harp auditions at Birmingham Conservatore. Email Eleanor for details: info@eleanorturner.com Lever Harp syllabus available for 2017 entry as well as Pedal Harp

21 November 2016 (Monday)          BabyGig at Market Harborough Congregational Church Hall. Solo harp.

4 December 2016                          Spend Sunday afternoon in the company of 4 Girls 4 Harps at Rottingdean, Sussex

7 December 2016                          Strings Workshop with Catrin Finch at Birmingham Conservatoire. Closed event. Email Eleanor if you'd like to visit the Conservatoire.

8 December 2016                         10am Cosy Concert with Helen Winter (soprano) and Eleanor Turner (harp). £5.49 per adult, all children free, up to 5 children per adult. Booking online is essential, see www.cosyconcerts.co.uk https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cosy-concert-with-soprano-helen-winter-tickets-29402048318?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

16 December 2016                        Evening concert with Helen Winter, soprano, Laxton church.

17 December 2016                        Opera North 'Winter Wonderland' with David Le Page, Eleanor and others. 5.30pm and 7.45pm Details and tickets here: https://www.operanorth.co.uk/productions/winter-wonderland

19 December 2016                       7.30pm 'Winter Palace' concert with The Harborough Collective.                                                                                           http://www.harboroughconcerts.co.uk/concerts.html 

22 December 2016                       'A Winter Palace' in Stroud at the beautiful church St. Laurence, 7.30pm on Thursday 22nd December. With Dave Le Page, Christopher Allan and friends. Candelit and with punch and mince pies included, the tickets are £15 but under 18s are free. Details and ticket info here.

Thursday 12th January 2017           1.10pmat Warwick University with cellists Rowena Calvert and Nick Roberts. http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/musiccentre/concerts/lunchtime/?calendarItem=094d43f558ddeaef01590822c8c051b7

15 January 7pm onwards               SOLO HARP acoustic and electric in Digbeth, Birmingham, on Sunday 15th January, starting around 7pm (tbc) as part of the Sunday Classics series at The Spotted Dog pub. Free entry, donations welcome. Classical and contemporary music, informal atmosphere. Pre-premiere of 'The Wood and The Water' for electric harp and Myo Mapper gesture controlled armband, as well as pure acoustic classical music!

19 January 7.30pm                     STAMFORD (doors 7pm) Eleanor performs solo acoustic music by Satie, Liszt, Debussy, Benjamin Rimmer, Dario Marianelli, Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington and others. Free tickets but please reserve by emailing david_pat@btopenworld.com Retiring collection for charity, organised by St. Peter's Community Group.

20 January 6.30pm                     Chinese New Year at The Bramall, Birmingham University Friday 20th Jan 6.30pm FREE entry reserve in advance if possible https://thebramall.co.uk/events/chinese-new-year-concert/
Celebrate the year of the Fire Rooster with pianist Didi (Di Xiao), Eleanor Turner and cellist Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, along with surprise guest Poppy Weng on Chinese Zheng. Featuring music by Piazzolla, original music by Didi and Ellie, Julian Lloyd Webber, Andrew Lloyd Webber, William Lloyd Webber and traditional Chinese music. SOLD OUT! thanks for coming!

Eleanor is currently composing a new work for the electric harp with the Myo Mapper armband, in conjunction with Balandino Di Donato at the Integra research lab at Birmingham Conservatoire, which will be performed by Eleanor on Saturday 21st January in a concert that starts at 5.45pm in The Dome Room at the Conservatoire's Harp Day, sponsored by Kleinwort Hambros. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/birmingham-harp-day-2017-tickets-28671531322

21 January 2017                           Harp Day at Birmingham Conservatoire 10.30am to 10pm https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/birmingham-harp-day-2017-tickets-28671531322  FULL DETAILS HERE

26 January 2017                           Birmingham Conservatoire Open Day. 12.45pm-1.45pm TALK by Eleanor about the Harp Department (no concert)

                                                 7.30pm Grimsby Auditorium with Ranagri and Tony Christie click here.

27 January 2017                           Concert in Barnes, with James Turnbull (oboe) just a few pieces together

31 January 2017                           Performing in Hereford with Tony Christie and Ranagri

2 February 2017                           10.30am Piccolo Concert for babies and small children, very informal, St. John's Church in the centre of Peterborough, next to Queensgate shopping centre. Solo harp and lots of fun!

12 February 2017                         Sunday harp workshop by Ellie, c/o Robin Ward in Birmingham. Blue Orange Theatre, email Eleanor ellieturner47@icloud.com for details, Garden of Delights solo harp recital by Ellie in the evening at 6pm. ALL WELCOME!

15 February 2017                         7.30pm, Foyle Studio, MAC Birmingham - Mendi Mohinder Singh (tablas) together with Eleanor Turner (harps), Rioghnach Connolly (flute and vocals), Fiona Brownie (bagpipes) and Ben Cashell (cello) create a diverse evening of world music - a fusion of Indian and Western classical, jazz, Irish, trad and more! Cannon Hill Park, B12 9QH. Tickets £10 (£8 concessions) available here through South Asian Arts: http://sampad.org.uk/event/an-evening-of-world-music-with-mendi-singh-and-friends/

25-26 February 2017                     Eleanor performs at an 'Arpissima' event in Rome, Italy, courtesy of Salvi Harps https://www.salviharps.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cartolina-roma-web.pdf

2 March 2017                               Eleanor performs with Rowena Calvert, cello, in a Piccolo kids' concert at St. John's Church, Peterborough 10.30am  https://www.facebook.com/PiccoloAtStJohns

4-5 March 2017                            Camac Weekend, organised and hosted by Telynau Vining Harps, Cardiff - Eleanor will be giving electric harp workshops with Balandino Di Donato and other workshops for various abilities! Many other world class artists will be there too! Including the legend Deborah Henson-Conant! Full details and booking form on www.camacharps.co.uk

9 March 2017                               10am Cosy Concert 'Flamenco!' for babies and kids, £5.50 per adult ticket when booked online via www.cosyconcerts.co.uk and all babies and children get FREE entry. Barn Hill Methodsist Church, with Alan Thomas (guitar)

11 March 2017                              7.30pm Concert at St. John the Baptist, Clarendon Park, LEICESTER. With the wonderful Kingfisher Chorale, directed by Giles Turner (no relation!) A Noone of Night by Palle Mikkelborg, Cantique de Jean Racine by Faure, Peer Gynt Suite by Grieg, Benjamin Rimmer's choral works and magical harp solos and other choral works. £12 (£15 on the door), £5 students. http://www.kingfisherchorale.org/concerts/4565346327

12 March 2017                              4 Girls 4 Harps concert in Halesworth, Suffolk https://www.halesworthartsfestival.org.uk/events/4GIRLS4HARPS

19 March 2017                              Eleanor Turner and her Birmingham Conservatoire Harp Students at SUNDAY CLASSICS at The Spotted Dog pub, Digbeth, Birmingham http://www.spotteddog.co.uk/

21 March 2017                              Lunchtime concert at St. John's Church, Peterborough. Solo harp.

23 March 2017                              Ranagri at Crookes Folk Club http://www.songkick.com/concerts/28686299-ranagri-at-crookes-folk-club?utm_source=11593&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=widget&utm_content=6876669

24 March 2017                              Workshop at Wells Cathedral School, c/o Ruth Faber

                                                  Bath Chapel Arts Centre gig with Ranagri http://www.songkick.com/concerts/27995769-ranagri-at-chapel-arts-centre?utm_source=11593&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=widget&utm_content=6876669

25 March 2017                              7.30pm A Noone of Night, Concert at St. Martin's Church, Stamford, with Giles Turner's Kingfisher Chorale - A Noone of Night by Palle Mikkelborg, Cantique de Jean Racine by Faure, Peer Gynt Suite by Grieg, Benjamin Rimmer's choral works and magical harp solos and other choral works. Music at St. Martins

30 March 2017                              Ranagri at Redbourne Folk Club, St. Albans http://www.songkick.com/concerts/26335764-ranagri-at-redbourne-folk-club?utm_source=11593&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=widget&utm_content=6876669

31 March 2017                              Ranagri at Woodman Folk Club, Kingswinford, DY6 0AQ  http://www.songkick.com/concerts/29010959-ranagri-at-woodman-folk-club?utm_source=11593&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=widget&utm_content=6876669

1 April 2017                                 Ranagri in Scarborough http://www.songkick.com/concerts/29010964-ranagri-at-woodend-gallery?utm_source=11593&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=widget&utm_content=6876669

2 April 2017                                 Ranagri in Saltburn by the Sea http://www.songkick.com/concerts/29010974-ranagri-at-saltburn-community-arts-centre?utm_source=11593&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=widget&utm_content=6876669

3 April 2017                                 Ranagri in Beverley, Yorkshire https://www.hull2017.co.uk/whatson/events/evening-ranagri-friends/

13 April 2017                                Stamford 'Cosy Concert' for children (babies through to Under 18s, not kids music) with Mendi Singh on tabla, Thursday 13th April 11am at Trinity Methodist Church, Barn Hill, Indian craft workshop from 10am with Alice Darkling. See www.cosyconcerts.co.uk for details and booking options.

20 April 2017                                Warwickshire, The Wheels on Debussy for babies and children, at 10.30am, St. Andrew's Church, Church Street, Rugby, CV21 3PT. See www.thewheelsondebussy.com for more info and booking.

21 April 2017                                Evening concert 8pm start (finishes around 10.30/11pm) at Hinckley ACT - supported by my good friend and excellent guitarist/singer-songwriter Martin Nelson! £11 for non-members, £10 members. Unit 7, Watling Close, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 3EZ http://hinckleyact.co.uk/event/eleanor-turner-2/

6 May 2017                              Concert with Giles Turner's Kingfisher Chorale, Lutterworth - the last of the tour - don't miss it! Some incredible music by Palle Mikkelborg (A Noone of Night), solos and choral music by Benjamin Rimmer, plus a variety of choral music including Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine, as well as harp solos by Grieg, Dario Marianelli and Liszt.

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

13 May 2017                             Coffee Concert by the harpists of Birmingham Conservatoire, Bromsgrove St. John's Chruch, details tbc (Eleanor not playing)

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)