Laura recently recorded Lisa Streich's new guitar concerto Augenlider with the DSO conducted by Manuel Nawri; the recording will be released by Col Legno later this year. She will also be performing the piece with the Münchener Kammerorchester at the Ernst von Siemens Award Ceremony, where Lisa is one of this year's prizewinners.
Laura will be giving a joint recital for the Park Lane Group at St John's Smith Square including the world premiere of her new piece L'étoile et la Rose, commissioned by PLG with support from the RVW Trust.
She will also be perform the latest Julian Bream Trust commission by Julian Anderson and Philip Cashian's wonderful piece Black Venus, as well as Bennett's Five Impromptus and Rawsthorne's Elegy.
The concert is shared with fantastic soprano Elizabeth Karani and Edmund Whitehead (piano) who wil be performing works by Bernstein, Libby Larsen, Adam Gorb and Julian Philips.
For more info and tickets, please click here.
Laura has been awarded first prize at the Volos International Guitar Composition Competition (Greece) for her guitar and violin duo piece 'Five Impressions'. The competition was organised under the auspices of the Greek Composers Union and the first prize includes publication of the piece by 'Papagrigoriou-Nakas' editions, a performance at the next Volos International Guitar Festival and a performance and recording in Athens through the Greek Composers Union.
Laura's arrangement of traditional song the Parting Glass is now available as a PDF score - please visit the Arrangements page under Projects for more information.
'Playing pieces by Britten and a Julian Anderson premiere, the classical guitarist put on a poignant, mesmerising show....held the Wigmore Hall rapt with a performance of unassuming poise and intensity.' Click here to read the full review.
Laura has been invited by the Julian Bream Trust to give a recital at Wigmore Hall on 21st November, 7.30pm. The concert includes the world premiere of Catalan Peasant with Guitar by Julian Anderson, a Julian Bream Trust commission. For more information and tickets, please click here.
Thank you to the Worshipful Company of Musicians for selecting Laura as their Yeoman of the Month October 2015. www.wcom.org.uk/news/yeoman-of-the-month-october-2015-laura-snowden/
Laura will be teaching and performing at this year's IGF Residential Summer School and Festival at Shrewsbury School, 10-16 August.
Teachers : Gary Ryan, Carlos Bonell, Tom Kerstens, Allan Neave, Craig Ogden and Laura Snowden. For more information, please click here.
Laura's folk group Tir Eolas are releasing their debut album Stories Sung, Truths Told on 11th February. Click here to order a physical or digital copy of the CD.