Jenny Broome Solo Harpist
Jenny has given recitals for various different groups including concert clubs, theatres, societies and even the WI! Her current recital programme is:
Recitals can be designed for different occasions; for example, Jenny has given recitals of eighteenth and nineteenth century music for special interest groups, and of Welsh music for St David's Day.
Jenny has appeared as the soloist in several harp concertos, working with conductors including Philip Ellis, Andrea Quinn, Paul Hoskins and Stefan Hofkes.
As an accompanist Jenny has worked with several solo singers and her repertoire includes much wonderful original music for voice and harp:
These pieces have been combined with more familiar repertoire by Monteverdi, Purcell, Mozart, Chausson and Ravel amongst others.
Jenny has also worked with many choirs as a solo accompanist, especially in Britten's Ceremony of Carols, which she has recorded with the Phoenix Choir (www.readingphoenix.org.uk). Other repertoire includes:
Jenny has worked with many choral conductors including Gregory Rose, Janet Lince, Norman Morris, Richard Vendome and Brian Kay and Robin Gritton.
Jenny is an enthusiastic chamber music player, working most often with her group Trio Sospiroso (www.triosospiroso.com) playing all the major repertoire for flute, viola and harp. They have played at Pangbourne College Arts Society, Didcot Festival, South Hill Park, Bracknell, Winchester Cathedral, Chichester Music on Sundays and at Marlborough Festival.
With the Hilser Ensemble (www.rachelsmithflute.co.uk ) Jenny has played chamber music in London, Lewes and Bramber and has recorded music by Paul Lewis and Hamilton Harty.
She has also played with members of the Philharmonia and West Forest Sinfonia (www.westforestsinfonia.org ).
Repertoire for trio:
Repertoire for other combinations:
‘impeccably prepared and sounding to great advantage in Conway Hall
(the) choir was supported by accomplished professional Jenny Broome. High spots were a rare opportunity to hear Holst's Rig Veda choral hymns, and a splendid mock-tragic Lament for a sparrow by Rawsthorne.