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Trilogy : An Evening of Music

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TRILOGY:

Amy-Jayne Milton, flute

Henrietta Hill, viola

Bethan Griffiths, harp

Performed with the London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and Philharmonia Orchestra.

An exhilarating evening of music including trio and solo works by TRILOGY:

Debussy Sonata

Ravel Sonatine

Hindemith Sonata for solo viola

Debussy Syrinx

Perlau yn y Glaw Welsh Song

Submerged Miguel de Aguila


This recital is kindly being supported by the Ryedale Music Festival and the proceedings will go toward St Andrew's Church, Kirby Grindalythe.


St Andrews church was given a huge donation by Andrew Lloyd Webber for its beautiful architecture and restoration of the Italian gold mosaic.


Amy-Jayne Milton, Flute

Amy-Jayne, from Malton, graduated from the Royal College of Music in 2017, supported by a Kirby Laing Award and Neville Wathen Award.


Since her graduation, Amy-Jayne has been embracing her career as a professional freelance flautist and enjoys participating in a variety of different musical roles from orchestral to solo.

Amy-Jayne started the flute at the age of eight, shortly after, at the age of eleven she achieved a place at Chetham’s School of Music. Her passion and commitment to music has been evident from a very young age. Through the National Children's Orchestra, Amy-Jayne had the wonderful opportunity to play to Sir James Galway. He then invited her with scholarship to his International Flute Festival in Switzerland for two consecutive years .

She is now mentored by Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway. In 2017, she attended the Galway Flute Festival receiving full sponsorship from the Gemeinhardt Flutes co. and was awarded a R.F Lafin headjoint.

Amy-Jayne has been freelancing with the London Symphony Orchestra since January 2018. Her highlight is playing Principal Second Flute on tour with Sir Simon Rattle in Japan, Korea, Vietnam, as part of the Santander Festival, Salzburg Festival, Lucerne Festival and Edinburgh International Festival.
Her other orchestral achievements include performing with the BBC Philharmonic, Royal Northern Sinfonia, working side by side with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Britten-Pears Orchestra, under the baton of Oliver Knussen, and working intensively along LSO Principals at the London Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Academy. In her third year at the Royal College of Music, she was Principal Flute in the Symphony Orchestra where they performed an all-Stravinsky programme at the Royal Festival Hall.

Amy-Jayne's solo highlights include performing recitals at the Ryedale and Shaldon Music Festivals, Bishopsgate Institute, Austrian Cultural Forum, the Mansion House for the Worshipful Company of Musicians and performing Carl Nielsen's Flute Concerto with the Harrogate Philharmonic Orchestra. Over the years she has won numerous competitions including the Rotary Young Musician International competition in Great Britain and Ireland.

Another interest of Amy-Jayne is contemporary music and regularly records composers works. She has premiered at the RNCM Music Festival, National Portrait Gallery and as part of film scores.

As a busy freelancer, she is also a passionate and successful teacher of flute, piano, recorder, and singing. Amy-Jayne believes that education in music is vital to inspire the younger generation.​



Henrietta Hill, Viola

Henrietta, from Derbyshire, is a London-based violist who enjoys a varied musical career with a special interest in chamber music and contemporary music. Her debut CD with the Rest Ensemble under the Sheva Contemporary Label of chamber music and a Solo Viola Sonata by esteemed British composer Robin Holloway, was released in June 2018. Henrietta studied for a Masters in Performance at the Guildhall School of Music 2014-2016 with Matthew Jones where she won chamber music awards including the Ivan Sutton Award, as a member of the Durufle Trio. Since graduating, she has held a three year Junior Strings Fellowship there. She has performed with the Wihan Quartet, Richard Lester, Andrew Brownell, Krysia Osostowicz, Robin Ireland, Rafael Todes, Ursula Smith and Jaqueline Ross. She is a member of Alkyona Quartet; the Drucker Piano Quartet and Scordatura ‘Women’s Music Collective’ who support the work of female composers. Henrietta was a MMSF Viola Fellow with the Philharmonia Orchestra 2016-2018. Henrietta is also a recent Natural Sciences graduate from the University of Cambridge, where she was based before pursuing her viola studies in London. A scientific paper including some of her research into Carboniferous Palaeontology from her Undergraduate studies is about to be published.

Henrietta is very grateful to the Harrison-Frank Family Foundation for loaning to her a beautiful new viola by Paul Noulet.

Bethan Griffiths, Harp

Bethan is an award winning harpist based in London, North Wales and the North West. Bethan was awarded a First Class Honours Degree from the Royal College of Music, London in 2017 where she was the 2016 recipient of the RCM Harp Prize. She is currently an Ashley Foundation Scholar at the Royal College of Music studying for her Master of Performance Degree. Bethan's musical training began aged 7 with piano lessons before beginning to play harp aged 10. She later went on to achieve her ABRSM performance diplomas in both harp and piano and since then has performed in various venues across the UK and Europe and recently made her debut in the USA performing in Washington DC, Maryland and live on WCVE National Public Radio, Richmond. As a keen competitor in Eisteddfods, she has won many awards such as prizes at the Urdd Eisteddfod instrumental solo and 1st prize in the National Eisteddfod Harp Solo as well as being chosen as a finalist in the prestigious Blue Riband competition. In 2016 Bethan was awarded the Nansi Richards Scholarship for harpists. Bethan has performed with various orchestras across the UK including City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, NEW Sinfonia and Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra. This has given her the opportunity to perform in many of the UK's most prestigious venues such as Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and Bridgewater Hall Manchester and Birmingham's Symphony Hall as well as working with world renowned conductors such as Bernard Haitink, Edward Gardner and Diego Masson. From 2016-2018 Bethan was selected to take part in a scheme with the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Sioned Williams and Louise Martin and is currently a member of the English National Opera's evolve scheme with Alison Martin.


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