Eleanor Turner

Eleanor Turner

From £575

Eleanor Turner is a professional harpist based in Lincolnshire and is without doubt one of the best in the UK.

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Harp - acoustic concert harp

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Eleanor Turner is a professional harpist based in Lincolnshire and is without doubt one of the best in the UK.


Born in England in 1982, Eleanor started learning the harp at the age of five. In 1993 she began her formal musical education at the Royal College of Music Junior Department, studying harp with Daphne Boden. Eleanor has been a student of Alison Nicholls for the past five years and has participated in masterclasses abroad with Erika Waardenburg, Catherine Michel and Susann McDonald.


Eleanor was just fifteen when she made her concerto debut at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Daniel Harding. In 2002 Eleanor won the Royal Over-Seas League Award for Strings and Marisa Robles Harp Prize. She was chosen for a Philip and Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists in 2005 and won 2nd Prize in the Wales International Harp Competition 2006. Eleanor lives in Stamford, Lincolnshire, where she composes and teaches as well as giving performances in the UK and abroad.

Weddings & Private Functions

Eleanor is a popular choice for wedding ceremonies, receptions and other private functions. Her talent, experience and professionalism are second to none and so she never fails to impress.


Air from Suite No. 3- Bach, J.S.
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel
Au matin – Etude de Concert – Tournier, Marcel
Ave Maria – Schubert
Ave Verum Corpus – Mozart
Beneath Thy Window (“O Sole Mio”)- Di Capua
Birds in Winter – Six preludes for Harp (1989) – Mauldin, Michael
Bridal March from Lohengrin – Wagner
Canon in D – Pachelbel, Johann
Chanson dans la nuit, Tango and Rhumba – Salzedo, Carlos
Clair de lune from Suite Bergamasque – Debussy
Conte de Noël, Rêverie, Au Bord du Ruisseau – Renié, Henriette
First Arabesque – Debussy
Grand March from Aïda – Verdi
Ground in F with Variations – Purcell
Gymnopédie 1 – Satie
Images, Suite No. 1, Opus 29 – Tournier, Marcel
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach, J.S.
La Source, Opus 44 – Hasselmans
Largo from Guitar Concerto – Vivaldi
Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet – Tchaikovsky
March from Scipio – Handel
Mazurka from Coppélia – Delibes
Melodic Study in G Flat (no. 4) – Thomas, John
Minuet from Don Giovanni – Mozart
Nessun Dorma from Turandot – Puccini
Nimrod from Enigma Variations – Elgar
Nocturne – Glinka
Ode to Joy – Beethoven
Offrande et Soupir – Tournier, Marcel
Panis Angelicus – Franck
Prelude and Toccata (tr. Grandjany) – Handel
Prelude in C / Ave Maria – Bach, J.S
Rêverie – Debussy
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini – Rachmaninov
Romance No. 102 in G major – Parish-Alvars
Rondo from Abdelazer – Purcell
Sarabande and Bourrée from Violin Partita No. 1- Bach, J.S. tr. Grandjany
Sarabande from Sonata VII, Opus 5- Corelli, Arcangelo
Sérénade Mélancolique – Hasselmans
Sheep May Safely Graze – Bach, J.S.
Siciliano – Bach, J.S.
Sonata for Harp – Rossini
Sonata No. 1 in B Flat – Dussek
Sonata No. 1 in D major – Parry, John
Spanish Dance and Habañera from Carmen – Bizet
St. Louis Blues – Handy
Summer and Autumn – Thomas, John
The Flower Duet from Lakmé – Delibes
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair – Debussy
Time To Say Goodbye (Con te partirò) – Sartori, Quarantotto and Peterson
Toccata from Symphony No. 5 – Widor
Trumpet Tune – Purcell
Trumpet Voluntary- Clarke, Jeremiah
Watching the Wheat – Thomas, John
Wedding March from Symphony No. 3 – Saint-Saëns
Winter from The Four Seasons – Vivaldi

Popular & Jazz

A Foggy Day – Gershwin
A Groovy Kind of Love (Phil Collins) – Bayer Sager, Carole:
Against All Odds (Take a look at me now) – Collins, Phil
Ain’t Misbehaving – Waller, ‘Fats’ and Harry Brooks
All of Me – Marks, Gerald
An American in Paris/Rhapsody in Blue (medley) – Gershwin
Angels (as sung by Robbie Williams) – Chambers, Guy
Around the Clock Suite – Chertok
As Long As He Needs Me – Bart, Lionel
As Time Goes By – Hupfeld, Herman
Beautiful (as sung by Christina Aguilera) – Perry, Linda
Because – D’Hardelot
Bewitched – Rodgers and Hart
Bidin’ My Time – Gershwin
Blue Moon – Rodgers, Richard
Brown-eyed girl – Morrison, Van
But Not For Me – Gershwin
Butterflyz – Keys, Alicia:
Can you feel the love tonight (from Lion King) – John, Elton
Cheek to Cheek – Berlin, Irving
Crazy Love – Morrison, Van
Day Tripper – Beatles
Dream a little dream of me – Mamas and Papas
Embraceable You – Gershwin
Endless Love – Richie, Lionel
Eternal Flame – Bangels, The
Fallin’ – Keys, Alicia:
Fascinating Rhythm – Gershwin
Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) – Howard, Bart
God Bless The Child – Holiday, Billie
Good Morning! – Brown
Hard Day’s Night – Beatles
Hard Habit To Break – Chicago
Have I told you lately – Morrison, Van
Have You Met Miss Jones? – Rodgers, Richard
Here, There And Everywhere – Beatles
Hero – Carey, Mariah
I Get A Kick Out Of You – Porter, Cole
I Got Rhythm – Gershwin
I Love You Truly – Jacobs-Bond, Carrie
I Swear – Myers (Frank) and Gary Baker
I will always love you – Parton, Dolly
I’ve Got A Crash On You – Gershwin
I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Porter, Cole
If I aint got you – Keys, Alicia:
Imagine – Lennon, John
La Vie En Rose (as sung by Edith Piaf) – Louiguy
Let’s Do It – Porter, Cole
Love is all around (by Wet Wet Wet) – Presley, Reg
Love is Here To Stay – Gershwin
Mack The Knife – Weill, Kurt
Michelle – Beatles
Misty – Garner
Moon River – Mancini, Henry
My Way (Frank Sinatra) – François and Revaux
Nadia’s Theme – DeVorzon and Botkin Jr
Nataliana – Henson-Conant
Night and Day – Porter, Cole
November Rain (Guns ‘n’ Roses) – Rose, W. Axl
O Perfect Love – Barnby, Joseph
Old Devil Moon – Lane, Burton
One For My Baby – Arlen, Harold
Original Rags – Joplin, Scott
Over the Rainbow- Cassidy, Eva
Prelude from Te Deum – Charpentier
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head – Bacharach, Burt
Satin Doll – Ellington and Mercer
She’s The One (as sung by Robbie Williams) – Wallinger, Karl
Singin’ in the Rain – Brown
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes – Kern, Jerome
Someone To Watch Over Me – Gershwin
Somethin’ Stupid – Parks, Carson
Stairway to Heaven (by Led Zeppelin) – Plant, Robert
Steppin’ Out With My Baby – Berlin, Irving
Summertime – Gershwin
Take Five and Blue Rondo a la Turk – Brubeck
Take My Breath Away (from Top Gun) – Moroder and Whitlock
Thank you – Armstrong, Dido
The Look of Love – Bacharach, Burt
The Way You Look Tonight – Kern, Jerome
The Wind Beneath My Wings – Silbar, Jeff
Three times a lady (The Commodores) – Richie, Lionel
Too Darn Hot! – Porter, Cole
Watermark – Enya
We have all the time in the World – Barry, John
What a Difference a Day Made – Grever
What the World Needs Now is Love – Bacharach, Burt
When You Say Nothing At All – Schlitz
Wonderful Tonight – Clapton, Eric
Yesterday – Beatles
You Are My Sunshine – Mitchell, Charles
You Do Something To Me – Weller, Paul
You Don’t Know Me – Arnold, Eddy
You don’t know me – Morrison, Van
You’ll Never Walk Alone – Rodgers, Richard

Film, TV & Musicals

A Time for Us (Love theme from Romeo and Juliet) – Rota, Nino
All I Ask of You – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Angel of Music – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Beauty and the Beast – Menken, Alan
Can’t Help Falling in Love from Blue Hawaii – Weiss, Peretti and Creatore
Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man from Showboat
Don’t Cry For Me Argentina (from Evita )- Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Get Me To The Church On Time – Lerner and Loewe
I Dreamed A Dream – Schönberg, Claude-Michel
I Only Have Eyes For You from 42nd Street – Warren, Harry
Kissing You from Romeo and Juliet – Des’ree and Tim Atack
Love and Marriage – Van Heusen, James
Memory from Cats – Webber, Andrew Lloyd
My Heart Will Go On from ‘Titanic’ – Horner, James
On My Own from Les Misérables – Schönberg, Claude-Michel
Princess Leia’s Theme from Star Wars – Williams, John
Schindler’s List – Williams, John
Send in the Clowns from A Little Night Music – Sondheim, Stephen
Starlight Express – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
The Heart Asks Pleasure First from The Piano – Nyman, Michael
The John Dunbar Theme from Dances with Wolves – Barry, John
The Music of the Night – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Think of Me (from Phantom of the Opera) – Lloyd Webber, Andrew


Auld Lang Syne – Traditional
Carols – Traditional
Cavatina from The Deer Hunter – Myers, Stanley
Congratulations! – Martin and Coulter
For He’s A Jolly Good Fellow – Traditional
Greensleeves- Anonymous
Happy Birthday – Traditional
Havah Nagila – Traditional
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Martin and Blane
Hymns (e.g. Amazing Grace) – Traditional
Irish Airs – Anonymous
La Paloma Azúl – Mexican Folk Song
My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean – Traditional
The Christmas Song (“Chestnuts roasting…) – Torme and Wells
We Wish You a Merry Christmas – Traditional
Welsh Tunes, Irish Airs, Scottish Reels… – Traditional

  1. Musical elegance

    Working with Ellie is a breath of fresh air. She always brings an inspiring musical elegance that she is very good at applying to any genre, bringing a new fresh element to the way you can use the sound of the harp to elevate your music.

  2. Absolute highlight

    Thank you so much for being so wonderful at our wedding. You were an absolute highlight, the guests are still raving about you! Also, thank you for all the advice you gave me about the music choices for the day.
    Thank you!

  3. Many positive comments

    I would like to say a big thank you for playing at Fay & Grants wedding on Saturday.

    You played so beautifully, I received many positive comments , “ excellent” “where did you find her”, “ the harpist is brilliant” “ the harpist was fabulous” and many more.

    Thank you once again

  4. Special touch

    If you could please pass on our thanks to Ellie for playing so beautifully at our daughter’s wedding. All of the guests commented on how wonderful the harp was and how good Ellie played. She added a special touch to the service.

  5. Wonderful day

    I just wanted to drop you a line and say what a wonderful day Rebecca and Greg had for their wedding and that Eleanor made it with her music. We had many comments on how beautifully she played and wanted to let you know so that you may pass them on to her – along with our thanks.

  6. Moved to tears

    She was wonderful – the bride was moved to tears!

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