PRESS

'Organic energy and a natural flare and presence on stage'

Nigel Kennedy

 

'The young star, Cameron-Penny displayed singular virtuosity'

The Independent 

 

'Magnificent performance by Harry Cameron-Penny...immersive and moving'

Bachtrack

BIOGRAPHY

Harry graduated from the Royal College of Music in 2011 and has since enjoyed a varied career, encompassing orchestral and west end work, contemporary music and sessions, alongside his commitments as a chamber musician and soloist.  His orchestral work includes the Royal Philharmonic, Bournemouth Symphony, London Contemporary and Mozart Festival Orchestras, and he deputises on the London West End Show 'Wicked'.

In 2013 he gave his Wigmore Hall debut under the auspices of the Park Lane Group - performing Mozart Clarinet Quintet and the London Premiere of Francsico Coll's Quintet with the Benyounes String Quartet.  In 2014 he will be appearing as soloist in the Bridgewater Hall for the Manchester Midday Concerts Society. He will also be performing Morton Gould's Derivations at Blackheath Concert Halls next season with conductor Michael Collins.

 

Harry has given recitals at numerous prestigious venues and festivals, including the Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, St Martin in the Fields, Bath Pump Rooms, St James' Piccadilly and Jardin Musicaux and Cheltenham Festival's. He has been broadcast on Radio Suisse Romande, Radio Romania and Alpha TV, and has recorded sessions for Bollywood and Sony BMG Pop Artists.

 

In 2011 and 2012 Harry collaborated and performed alongside Nigel Kennedy and his Quintet at St Prex Classics in Switzerland.

Harry was appointed the Richard Carne Junior Fellow for Individuals at Trinity Laban for 2013-2014 - a position that sees him taking clarinet classes, coaching chamber music, giving concerts and working with the composition students.

 

 


Harry gratefully acknowledges the support of:

  • Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award: Sir John Barbirolli Prize 2007

  • Sir James Caird Trust Travelling Scholarship 2011

  • Royal College of Music Scholarship 2008-2011

  • Park Lane Group 2011-2013

  • Concordia Foundation 2008-2009

  • Manchester Midday Concerts Society 2013-2014

  • Richard Carne Trust 2013 

RECENT & UPCOMING

Bath Pump Rooms Recital

20th October, 2013

This will be the first time working with fabulous pianist Alissa Firsova.  We are giving a recital for the Bath Recital Artist Trust.  Check out Alissa this week performing as conductor, composer and soloist with English Chamber Orchestra!

 

www.alissafirsova.com

www.bathrecitals.org.uk

 

Work with Trinity Students

10th & 14th October

I'm looking forward to visiting Trinity College of Music twice in the next week.  I'll be hosting a lecture/discussion with the composition department, giving a recital with pianist Jose Menor and then giving a class to the clarinet students.

London Contemporary Orchestra - Imagined Occasions #3

3rd October, 2013

This was an incredible event to be a part of at London's most stylish venue, the Oval Space in Bethnal Green.  We performed Varese 'Octandre', a world premiere of Alistair Putt's 'Madrugada' and Thomas Ades' 'Catch' whilst dressed all in white...

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