About Anna Lapwood
Using the hashtag #playlikeagirl on social media, Anna Lapwood is one of the few women active in the highest ranks of the world's organists. She is also active as a choral conductor, serving as Director of Music at Pembroke College, Cambridge University. Lapwood was hired by Pembroke College, Cambridge, at the age of 21, becoming the youngest director of music at any college of Oxford and Cambridge Universities. She conducts the college's Chapel Choir, and in 2018, she established the Pembroke College Girls' Choir. She hosts a weekly classical music radio program on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire and has also appeared on BBC Radio 3. In 2020, Lapwood led the Pembroke College Girls' Choir on the album All Things Are Quite Silent, featuring her own composition O Nata Lux. As an organist, she released her debut album, Images, in 2021.