March 15, 2019
The Cardiff Camac Harp Weekend 2019 celebrated twenty years of Telynau Vining, our partners in Wales, and the UK at large. Many thanks to Elen and Paul Vining for an inspiring two days of Franco-Welsh friendship - and we're raising a glass to the next twenty years! Read more…
March 10, 2019
Writing from Telynau Vining's twentieth anniversary celebrations in Cardiff - another fine event is coming up soon in Wales, namely Elinor Bennett's Wales Harp Festival. Read more…
March 6, 2019
Anneleen Lenaerts will soon release her latest disc – Nino Rota : Works for Harps (Warner Classics). You can get your hands on a pre-release copy at L’Espace Camac Paris, and have it signed by Anneleen herself! Read more…
Ten Glorious Years of the Concours de la harpe, Limoges
February 28, 2019
"I never lose. I either win, or I learn" - Nelson Mandela's famous wisdom is a good motto to take into any competition. The Concours français de la harpe in Limoges, always so concerned for its candidates' wellbeing, is an excellent learning experience: kind, convivial and with the chance for all levels to perform for a top-class jury.
Journées de la harpe à Aire-la-Ville: Spotlight on the Electric Harp with Elise Estavoyer and Tristan Le Govic
February 24, 2019
The Camac blog has already sung the praises of associations in the harp world. They create extensive, valuable artistic and networking opportunities, always thanks to a high proportion of voluntary work on the part of their tireless organisers. On March 23rd - 24th, we'll be returning to Switzerland, for another great project with Elise Estavoyer and her association Harpes en Coeur.
Collegium21 New Music Competition
February 18, 2019
The Collegium21 competition is organised by Les Signes de l'Arc, the excellent French association dedicated to new music. The competition will take place on April 14th this year in Paris - and candidates are invited to take part in masterclasses with the composers of the set pieces, also in Paris at the end of March. Open to all levels, each stage has a set work and a free-choice one, and is a wonderful opportunity for even the youngest students to get to grips with contemporary music. Don't miss the closing date - March 9th!