St Bride's: Music - Hannah Woolmer - violin

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Hannah Woolmer - violin

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Hannah Woolmer - violin


                Partita No. 1 in B minor (BWV 1002)




                       Tempo di Borea

 Hannah Woolmer is a highly regarded and much admired British concert violinist and soloist. Over the past three years Hannah has toured extensively throughout the UK, including numerous performances at the Wales Millennium Centre and solos with an array of orchestras.

In 2012, Hannah began a partnership with International concert  pianist, Daniel Roberts. Their

performances (noted for their passionate interpretations) soon garnered much press and accolades. They jointly curated the Lunchtime recital series at Anteros Arts, Norwich 2013-2014 and toured Yorkshire, performing at the Broom Hill Festival on their final night. Their most notable work together includes their debut Album 'L'esprit Boheme and their 'Street Piano' campaign in 2015 which was well received by the press.


Hannah has two commercial releases under her belt, her debut single 'The Lark Ascending' (2011), which sold on every continent and received positive press (due for re-release 2016) and 'L'Esprit Boheme (2014). As a soloist, Hannah is in much demand to perform her highly celebrated interpretation of 'The Lark Ascending'. Performances of this piece are taking place across the UK with a variety of orchestras and 3 live broadcasts. Hannah has also garnered praise for her interpretation of the Bruch violin concerto no. 1 and is due to return to this piece for two concerts in 2016. Furthermore, Hannah has performed Meditation, The Four Seasons, Vivaldi's Concerto for two violins, Bach's concerto for two violins and Zigeunerweisen with orchestras in the South East of England over recent times.


Hannah has held affection for the Beethoven violin concerto for many years now. Despite spending many hours exploring the piece, she has yet to perform it publicly but hopes that one day the opportunity will present itself.


Hannah is regularly called on for interviews and classical commentary for radio. Her latest contributions include interviews for BBC Sheffield, BBC Norwich and commentary on classical politics for BBC World. Her most noted written and online interviews were given to the online classical blog 'Cross-eyed pianist', YourThurrock and 'Gateway Radio and blog'.

Hannah was a nominee for the 'Creative Excellence Awards' Thurrock '14 and is once again a nominee for this category 2016. Hannah's charitable work includes funding for concert Artists through her non-profit organisations and the Thurrock Instrument Amnesty for primary children.

Hannah has established her own non-profit organization, The Woolmer Music Group - dedicated to supporting classical music and it's artists In 2013 Hannah established the professional orchestra, The WPO.