Portrait of Marta López Fernández , harpsichordist, Baroque music specialist and Handel House Talent musician for 2018.
Born in Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Marta is an early keyboard specialist based in London. She has been awarded the Guildhall Artist Fellowship in Harpsichord at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016), where she is now studying with James Johnstone and Carole Cerasi towards an Advance Certificate.
Since moving London Marta has shown a particular interest for historical keyboard instruments, performing at Fenton House, Horniman Museum, Hatchlands Park and Handel Hendrix House.
She is also a keen continuo player and was invited to play in the Academy of Ancient Music Aamplify scheme concerts, directed by Pavlo Beznosiuk and John Butt.