Cecily Beer has been Resident Harpist at The Waldorf Hotel, Covent Garden since 2014, and enjoys a varied freelance music career. Alongside playing for high profile events at venues such as Blenheim Palace, Goodwood Estate and National Trust properties, she has performed on separate occasions for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Princess Anne, and a 60th birthday concert for King Charles III at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. She has performed all over the world, including as guest recitalist in Kuwait City. She has taken part in broadcasts on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio London, Classic FM, and several television musical appearances. On the concert platform she has performed Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp in The Shipley Festival, Debussy’s Danses Sacrée et Profane for harp solo and strings at St Martin in the Fields, and Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker at Cadogan Hall.
Cecily is very passionate about choral music and is a professional alto singer in the Choir of St. Bartholomew the Great in West Smithfield. As a harpist she specialises in music for harp and choir which combines her two passions. She has featured as a harpist on a number of CD recordings including The Pearl of Freedom by Joanna Marsh, recorded with The London Mozart Players; new works Odyssey and I Remember by Lydia Kakabadse featured on ‘Ithaka’ released on the Divine Art label; and due for release is ‘Angelus’ a recording of music for soprano, harp & organ with the soprano Sarah Fox.
Visit her website for further information: cecilybeer.co.uk