Hanna Grzeskiewicz

Co-Director




Hanna is a freelance producer, tour and project manager, consultant, and occasional writer specialising in contemporary classical music. She is currently based between London and Berlin.

She is the co-director of award-winning ensemble, The Hermes Experiment, and co-founder of Alternative Classical, a PR, marketing and project management agency, which creates and promotes new approaches to classical music.

Past project highlights include project management, staff coaching and consulting for the Etihad Chamber Orchestra in Amman, Jordan, producing and managing two tours of contemporary opera to the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg with the London Chamber Orchestra (George Benjamin’s Lessons of Love and Violence) and Shadwell Opera (Oliver Knussen’s Where the Wild Things Are, also performed at the Alexandra Palace Theatre in London) – both of which were part of British Council’s UK-Russia Year of Music – and tour management of the Street Orchestra of London, a pop-up orchestra, around London and the Midlands.

In 2020, Hanna will be going back to Jordan to work with the Etihad Chamber Orchestra, she will be managing her first tours with the World Orchestra for Peace (UNESCO Artist for Peace), and will be producing Filthy Lucre’s Hurricane Bells project, taking place in London and Birmingham.

Hanna is also a public speaker and recently sat on a ‘Leading Women in the Arts’ panel at Shoreditch Town Hall, alongside the Executive Director of Sadler’s Wells, organised by YPIA – Young People in the Arts. Additionally, she is the Artist Manager at a boutique agency, Bright Ivy, has done translation work for Warner Music Poland / Orkiestra Sinfonia Varsovia, and writes reviews for the German new music magazine, Positionen.

Some of the individuals and organisations Hanna has previously worked with include Nonclassical, the EFG London Jazz Festival, Gabriel Prokofiev, Bastard Assignments, Filthy Lucre, Baroque at the Edge Festival, Shadwell Opera, Mahogany Opera, OperaLab Berlin, the Kazakh Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Vocal Futures and ORA choir. She has also worked as Public Relations Specialist at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London and in Sponsorship and Development at a leading classical music agency, HarrisonParrott.

Hanna is a graduate from Cambridge University, where she read History, and has recently finished her MA in Global Studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin.

Twitter: @HGrzeskiewicz


Ensemble Members

Anne Denholm

Harp

Oliver Pashley

Clarinet

Marianne Schofield

Double Bass

Hanna Grzeskiewicz

Hanna Grzeskiewicz

Director
(Marketing & Development)

Heloise Werner

Soprano / Director
(Administration & Production)