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Anna Lapwood MBE is an Associate Artist of the Royal Albert Hall (London) and holds the position of Director of Music at Pembroke College (Cambridge). She was awarded an Associateship of the Royal Academy of Music and the prestigious Gamechanger Award from the Royal Philharmonic Society in 2023. Anna regularly performs concertos with leading symphony orchestras and is heard playing recitals in concert halls and churches across Europe and the United States. Anna has also performed with Alison Balsom, Bonobo and Benedict Cumberbatch. As a broadcaster, she made her TV presenting debut on BBC Young Musician (also serving as Chair of the Jury in 2022), has hosted a televised Prom and is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 3 and 4.

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Opus Klassik Nomination: Solo Instrumental Album

Opus Klassik Nomination: Solo Instrumental Album

Anna is honoured to have been nominated for Opus Klassik's Solo Instrumental Album of the Year alongside artists such as Hilary Hahn, Theo Plath and Igor Levit. Winners will be announced later in 2024.

BBC Mindful Mix

BBC Mindful Mix

As part of the BBC’s Mental Wellbeing Season, Anna has curated a new Mindful Mix featuring meditative music from Ivo Antognini, Maurice Ravel, and Rebecca Dale alongside peaceful sounds from Florence Beatrice Price and Caroline Shaw. Listen now on BBC Sounds.

Anna wins ‘Best Classical’ at the 2024 Global Awards

Anna wins ‘Best Classical’ at the 2024 Global Awards

Anna is honoured to have won the award for "Best Classical" at the 2024 Global Awards. “I honestly can’t quite believe it,” Anna said. “And to the Global team, thank you. Specifically to the Classic FM team, thank you. I feel like you have all been cheerleading for me...

AEG Artistic presents An Evening with Anna Lapwood

AEG Artistic presents An Evening with Anna Lapwood

Anna is bringing a mix of her favourite traditional classical and contemporary music arranged for organ together in one sublime concert, performing music from composers including: HANS ZIMMER Interstellar, The Da Vinci Code, Inception PHILIP GLASS Mad Rush ALAN...

New Podcast: “Start Here” with Alexis Ffrench

New Podcast: “Start Here” with Alexis Ffrench

Anna spoke to Alexis Ffrench for a new episode of ABRSM's Start Here podcast. With each episode exploring a different genre of music, Anna and Alexis tackle the tricky business of defining classical music and how to introduce it to a new audience. Listen now

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