As a freelance harpist, Steiner has performed as principal harpist with varied area orchestras, including the Baltimore Symphony, Delaware Symphony, Lancaster Symphony and Maryland Symphony. Just this past weekend, from May 6 to 8, she performed with the Delaware Symphony at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington.
Come visit the newly renovated lobby of the Rittenhouse Hotel every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 2 – 5 pm for live harp music and afternoon tea in the Mary Cassatt Tea Room. For more information on afternoon tea, please take a look at New York food blogger the Wandering Eater’s blog post featuring yours truly! I perform a wide selection of music from classical to pop to jazz, so stop by if you are in the Rittenhouse Square area!
This past summer, I was invited to perform at the Siena Music Festival in Siena, Italy for five weeks of intense rehearsing and performing in the heart of Tuscany. I had a fantastic experience working with musicians from all over the United States and the wonderful conductors Michael Rossi of the Washington National Opera and J. David Jackson of the Metropolitan Opera
Program highlights included:
Respighi – Pines of Rome
Verdi – La Forza del Destino Overture
Strauss – Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
Wagner – Highlights from the Ring Cycle
Ravel – Piano Concerto in G Major
Massanet – Cendrillon
I am excited to announce that I will be performing Gustav Holst’s The Planets with the Sarasota Orchestra in Sarasota, Florida this coming weekend! For more information please visit the Sarasota Orchestra website!
Join the Temple University Symphony Orchestra for Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2 on Friday, 26 October at 7:30 PM in Temple Performing Arts Center! One of my long-time favorites, Daphnis has a great harp part that is so much fun to play. Also on the program is Ravel’s Pavane pour une infante défunte and Barber’s Piano Concerto Op. 38. Admission is free, I hope you can make it!
Thanks for visiting my site! It’s been a while since I’ve updated so here’s a quick recap of my summer: after finishing up my first year at Temple University I traveled to Ancenis, France to attend the Camac International Harp Festival. It was such an incredible treat to see so many harpists from around the world perform including the famous Isabelle Moretti!
This Valentine’s Day weekend, I am performing as part of a 30-piece on stage orchestra at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Downtown Seattle! The show, My Funny Valentine, will feature Broadway’s Greatest Love Songs which means of course, lots of harp! For more information, click here. I hope that you can make it!
Hello friends! My article, Music and Medicine, was published in the November/ December 2010 issue of Harp Column Magazine! I have been reading this magazine since I began playing the harp when I was eleven years old, and it has been so exciting to be a part of it! Read the article here.