Floraleda Sacchi is a musician, composer and producer who creates her own musical world blending acoustic harp and electronics, classical, minimal and pop.
Trained as a classical musician, she has won 16 prizes, a Latin Grammy, played at New York's Carnegie Hall and in top venues around the world as one of the most sought-after harpists of her generation.
She recorded iTunes chart-topping albums for Decca and Deutsche Grammophon, but then decided to forge her own path, founding her own recording label (Amadeus Arte). She then started writing her own music combining electronics, looper and fx pedals to the harp. developing a unique sound and a new artistic identity.
Sacchi is regarded by critics as one of the most interesting and original harpist in the international concert panorama.
This program includes Astor Piazzolla's Oblivion; Claudia Montero's Evocaciones; Alexina Louie's From the Eastern Gate; Philip Glass' Metamorphosis; Floraleda Sacchi's Images and Nils Frahm's Hammers.
Presented in partnership with the 2019 Castlemaine State Festival and CO.AS.IT.