Lavinia Meijer



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by Lavinia Meijer September 19th, 2008

Divertissements and “Musical Terrorism”

Lavinia Meijer reflects on the release of her first solo CD and an extraordinary response to a world premiere.

As a little girl of eight, I was already captivated by the magical sounds of the harp, so pure and rich. Once I discovered the instrument’s wealth of possibilities during my first lessons and my years at the conservatory, I quickly set myself a goal: I wanted to promote the harp as a solo instrument, wherever and however I could. I wanted to do this not only through the performance of well-known pieces, but also by encouraging contemporary composers to produce new harp compositions.

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