"...enthralling playing...captivated the audience"
Lynn News, King's Lynn Festival 2016
"The tone and control of the flute is particularly commendable"
BBC Music Magazine 2019
"...the performance standard is remarkable...
Mari caresses the line beautifully..."
Fanfare Magazine, Fragments 2019
"...sensitively played [Syrinx]...delightful performance"
British Music Society, Fragments 2018
Anna Rosa is a vibrant performer, sought after as a recitalist, chamber and orchestral musician. Her performance schedule has taken her to prestigious venues around the world; from Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall to concert halls across Europe, India and Egypt, playing as soloist with the European Union Chamber Orchestra.
She regularly gives solo recitals and collaborates with award winning chamber groups in festivals throughout the country, including at the King’s Lynn Festival, to high critical acclaim. With a flair for contemporary music, Anna Rosa has performed with Manchester's Psappha, and has received invitations to perform as soloist at the International Stockhausen Festival, the Onassis Cultural Centre and the Minimalist(s) Festival.
As an orchestral player, Anna Rosa has played with orchestras such as BBC Philharmonic, The Hallé, Manchester Camerata, Opera North, and Ulster Orchestra among others. She has also held the position of Principal Flute with the Chamber Orchestra of the Greek National Opera in Athens. Her interests span multiple musical genres, which has prompted Anna Rosa to embrace exciting experiences such as playing for West End tours, recording for pop artists and playing on baroque flute with period orchestras.
With a commitment to chamber music, Anna Rosa works closely with harpist Eira Lynn Jones as joint founder of The Juniper Project. The ensemble has a busy performing schedule, often enriched by collaborations with other instruments and educational work. The Juniper Project released their debut CD album Fragments in 2018 under Divine Art Records. The album has been reviewed as 'superb playing', 'gorgeous', and 'ravishing sound'', and it has been featured in the Top 50 playlist of Apple Music 'Classical AM'.
Anna Rosa is known for her inspiring teaching, for which she displays infinite passion and dedication. She teaches flute at Salford University and has worked closely with the Education Programme of the Hallé Orchestra for many years. She regularly leads creative workshops and performances in schools across the North of England with the orchestra.
Anna Rosa graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music (MMus, BMus) with Distinction. A full scholarship from the Onassis Foundation and the RNCM supported her studies.
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