British/Dutch harpist, Rosanna Rolton was unanimously awarded 1st prize in the Suoni d’Arpa International Harp Competition 2014 and made her London solo debut in the Royal Festival Hall at the age of 20. Highlights of her recent solo engagements include the Wigmore Hall, Three Choirs Festival, the Royal Festival Hall, St. Martin in the Fields and BBC2-Encore. A frequent guest at music festivals and music clubs throughout the country, her solo recitals have also taken her abroad – most recently to Italy and Belgium. Rosanna’s debut CD was released in 2022 under the Italian Tactus label.

Alongside her solo career, Rosanna frequently works with the Budapest Festival Orchestra performing under conductors such as Iván Fischer and Marin Alsop, and playing in some of the world’s leading concert venues including New York Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw and Hamburg Elbphilharmonie. She is also Principal Harpist of the London Mozart Players and Guest Principal Harpist of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Aarhus Symfoniorkester in Denmark, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and London Concertante. As principal harpist of the European Union Youth Orchestra from 2016 to 2018, Rosanna toured extensively throughout Europe and the Far East, working with conductors such as Vasily Petrenko and Gianandrea Noseda.

Much in demand as a chamber musician, Rosanna has most recently performed in Budapest and Ankara, playing Ravel’s sublime Introduction and Allegro. She regularly performs with her clarinet and harp duo throughout the UK and Italy, and is a founder member of the European Chamber Ensemble and member of the Cantiaquorum Ensemble.

Rosanna studied with Marisa Robles, Ieuan Jones and Daphne Boden at the Royal College of Music before continuing her studies with Ágnes Polónyi as part of the Budapest Festival Orchestra Academy.

She is co-Director of the Kidbrooke Park Music Festival – an annual classical music festival held in Sussex, UK.