Natalie Lurie: Classical Harp Concert

April 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Screen Shot 2017-03-24 at 3.14.36 PMNatalie Lurie: Classical Harp Concert

Join us at the library for an evening of classical harp music, including works by Scarlatti, Renié, Flagello, and Smetana.

Hailed as one of “5 harpists who really nail experimental pop music” (Paste Magazine), Natalie Lurie is a classically-trained harpist and singer-songwriter based in London. With a versatile background in different genres, she has command of the stage whether it be playing with the King’s College Choir in King’s Chapel in Cambridge, England or performing her own songs in Cornelia Street Café in the West Village, New York. She  began her studies on the harp when she was seven years old and has studied with many of the world’s leading harpists, notably Germaine Lorenzini, Isabelle Moretti, Isabelle Perrin, Sivan Magen, Marie-Pierre Langlamet, Maria-Luisa Rayan and Susann McDonald under whom she completed her Bachelor’s of Music at Indiana University. In her senior year at Indiana University, she won the prestigious Harp Concerto competition and performed the Concerto de Aranjuez as the featured soloist.  In 2014,  she was invited to participate in masterclasses with Judy Loman and Park Stickney and perform at the 150th anniversary celebration of Lyon & Healy, the world’s leading harp manufacturers. She currently is pursuing her Master’s degree at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Skaila Kanga, Catherine White, and Karen Vaughn.