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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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BBC Radio 3: Building a Library

BBC Radio 3: Building a Library

Anna recently recorded for BBC Radio 3's Building a Library focusing on Camille Saint-Saëns's Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 'Organ Symphony'. Listen now on the BBC website.

New Podcast: Joanna Lumley & The Maestro

New Podcast: Joanna Lumley & The Maestro

Listen to the new episode of "Joanna Lumley & The Maestro" to hear Anna discuss everything from Bach, Lutoslawski through to Ministry of Sound. Listen now on Planet Radio.

Anna appointed MBE

Anna appointed MBE

Anna is honoured to have been appointed an MBE for services to music in the 2024 New Year Honours List. "I still can't quite believe it, if I'm honest. It was a total surprise. I was leafing through my letters and saw one marked 'On His Majesty's Service' - I've never...

Christmas Carols on ITV

Christmas Carols on ITV

Anna and the Pembroke College Choir will perform as part of Christmas Carols on ITV on Christmas Eve. Presented by Jane McDonald and filmed at St Elisabeth's Church in Greater Manchester, they will perform Lucy Walker's Away in a Manger. Visit the ITV website for more...

Anna signs with Boosey & Hawkes

Anna signs with Boosey & Hawkes

“It’s a great honour for me to be joining forces with Boosey & Hawkes for my compositions and organ transcriptions. Boosey is the home of many composers that I admire enormously, and to think that my work has found a home there is exciting. Before university I...

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