Leicester Harpist

Leicester Harpist

From £345

A young and exciting harpist from Leicestershire, Soraya offers the most beautiful, classical and contemporary, musical ambiance for your special event.

1 hour

Solo harp

£345
2 hours

Solo harp

£395
3 hours

Solo harp

£455
4 hours

Solo harp

£515
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A young and exciting harpist from Leicestershire, Soraya offers the most beautiful, classical and contemporary, musical ambiance for your special event.

Weddings & corporate events

Harp music is a perfect accompaniment to wedding ceremonies, drink receptions, and corporate events. Soraya can bring that touch of sparkle to your special day, or that note of sophistication to your celebration.

Classically trained

Having studied Harp Performance at the prestigious Trinity Music College, Soraya is now a sought after musician. She has played all over Europe, and regularly performs with The Leicester Symphony Orchestra and the Bardi Orchestra. Her music has serenaded hundreds of people, including Her Majesty The Queen. Soraya has also recently won the highly prized John Marson Harp Award at Trinity College.

Repertoire

Soraya plays with great sophistication and elegance. Her repertoire stretches from classical music all the way through to contemporary. So, whether you want Bach, Handel, Sting or Eva Cassidy, Soraya will deliver stunning renditions.

Leicestershire

Soraya is based in Leicestershire, and available to play in surrounding areas including, Rutland, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, etc.

Awards

Having been awarded a First-Class Honours from Trinity Music College Soraya was then awarded a Scholarship to continue onto her Masters at Trinity in which she achieved a Distinction in 2014. Soraya then went on to gain a Musicians Benevolent Postgraduate Programme Award and a Penske Automative Scholarship. in 2014 Soraya was also awarded the City Livery Club Prize for Excellence.

Classical

Air on a G string- Bach, J.S.
Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba – Handel, G.F.
Ave Maria- Bach, J.S.
Ave Maria- Schubert, Franz
Bridal march from Lohengrin- Wagner, Richard
Canon in D – Pachelbel, Johann
Chaconne- Clarke, Jeremiah
Concerto in B flat No.6 Op.4 – Handel, G.F.
Fantaisie sur l’opéra “Eugène Onegin” – Küne, E. Walter
Fantasie, Opus 35 – Spohr, Louis
Greensleeves – Anonymous
Ground in F with Variation- Purcell, Henry
Ground in F with variations – Purcell, Henry
Hornpipe- Purcell, Henry
Impromptu-Caprice, Opus 9- Pierné, Gabriel
Impromptu, Opus 86 – Fauré, Gabriel
Interlude from A Ceremony of Carols, Opus 28 suite, Opus 83. – Britten, Benjamin
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring- J.S Bach
La Source, Opus 44 – Hasselmans, Alphonse.
Milonga para Amar – Ortiz, Alfredo Rolando
Nocturne – Glinka, Mikhall
Oh mio Babbino Caro – Puccini, Giacomo
Rhapsody – Paganini, Niccolo.
Sept Sonates – Naderman, F. Joseph
Sonata No. 1 in D major – Parry, John
Sonata No. 2 in G major – Parry, John
The Flower Duet from Lakmé – The Delibes, Léo
The Minstrel’s Adieu to his Native Land – Thomas, John.
The Swan – Saint Saens, Camille
Theme and Variations- Thomas, John
Trumpet Voluntary- Purcell, Henry
Watching the Wheat – Thomas, John

Harp concertos & chamber music

Concerto in B flat, Opus 4 No.6 – Handel, G.F.
Concerto for Harp and Flute and Orchestra – Mozart, W.A.
Danse sacrée et danse profane – Debussy, Claude
Introduction and Allegro (Hp + String Qtet, Fl & Cl) – Ravel, Maurice

Popular & Musical

Music from Cats
Music from Evita
Music from Harry Potter
Music from Les Miserables
Music from The Phantom of the Opera
Music from The Sound of Music
Music by Coldplay
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square – Sherwin, Manning
All I Ask Of You – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
An American in Paris/Rhapsody in Blue – Gershwin, George
Angel Of Music – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Around the Clock Suite – Chertok, Pearl
Beauty And The Beast – Menken, Alan
Cavatina from The Deer Hunter – Myers, Stanley
Colors of the wind (Pocahontas) – Menken, Alan
Don’t Cry For Me Argentina – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Edelweiss – Rogers and Hammerstein
Evergreen – Westlife
Fields of Gold – Sting
From This Moment On – Twain, Shania.
Memory – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Misty – Garner, Erroll
My Heart Will Go On from ‘Titanic’ – Horner, James
Over the Rainbow – Cassidy, Eva
Send In The Clowns – Sondheim, Stephen
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Starlight Express – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
The Music of The Night – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
The Wind Beneath My Wings – Middler, Bette
Think of Me – Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers.
We’ll Gather Lilacs – Norvello, Ivor

Celtic & traditional

Bendemeer’s Stream
Danny Boy
Down by the Salley Gardens
Greensleeves
Merch Megan
My Garten Mothers Lullaby
My Lagen Love
O’Carolans Dream
Scarborough Fair
She Moved Through the Fair
The Ash Grove
The Kerry Dance
The Lark in the Clear Air
The Nightingale
The Rose of Tralee
‘Tis the Last Rose of Summer
Watching the Wheat

Bollywood

Aa Meri Jaan – Film: Chandni
Chalo Tumko Lekar Chale – Film: Jism
Chand Sitare Phool Aur Khushboo – Film: Kaho Naa… Pyaar HaiChandni o Meri Chandri – Film: Chandni
Chura Liya Hai Tumne – Film: Chura Liya Hai Tumne
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha – Film: 1942 A Love Story
Ek Shararat Hone Ko Hai – Film: Duplicate
Hum Chup Hain – Film: Faasle
Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai – Film: Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai
Kal Raat Ho Gayee – Film: Kasoor
Kuchh Na Kaho – Film: 1942 A Love Story
Main Hoon Khushrang Henna – Film: Henna
Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna – Film: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Mere Humsafar – Film: Refugee
Mere Khwabon Ka Har Ek Naqsh Mita De Koi – Film: Jism
Mere Mehboob mere Sanam – Film: Duplicate
Mere Rang Mein – Film: Maine Pyaar Kiya
Mujhe Rang De – Film: Thakshak
Na Tum Jana Na Hum – Film: Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai
Naya Naya Dhula Dhula – Film: Filhaal
Raat Ki Hatheli Par – Film: Refugee
Satyam Shivam Sundaram – Film: Satyam Shivam Sundaram
Soni Soni – Film: Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein
Sun Sahiba Sun – Film: Ram Teri Ganga Maili
Tere Bina Jiya Jaaye Na – Film: Ghar
Tu Hi meri Shab Hai – Film: Gangster
Tum Aa Gaye Ho Noor Aa Gaya Hai – Film: Andhi
Tumko Hi Chahenge Hum – Film: Parwana
Yeh Galiyan Yeh Chaubara – Film: Prem Rag
Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum – Film: Silsila
Zara Sa Jhoom Loon Main – Film: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

  1. Nothing but compliments

    Thank you for being part of our special day. The beautiful music you played made our wedding complete & extra special! We have had nothing but compliments on your music & what a lovely person you are! Thank you so much for making our wedding so romantic and personal!

  2. Moved to tears...

    Thank you so much for playing your harp so beautifully at our wedding in Normanton Church on April 20th. We have had so many guests telling us how magical your music was, and how you created a truly wonderful atmosphere. One of my friends said her husband was moved to tears by your playing. We thank you again for creating such a special mood for our wedding

  3. We can't recommend you enough!

    Thank you so so much for playing at our wedding on Saturday! You were simply breath taking and helped make our dream wedding day a reality, you’ve been fantastic to work with, such a friendly, lovely lady and we can’t recommend you enough! Thank you

  4. So romantic and perfect!

    Thank you so much for being a part of our special day at The Woodlands at Hothorpe Hall! You were so so amazing and I couldn’t thank you enough for being a part of our day and making it extra special. Your music is so beautiful and you’re incredibly talented! As soon as I walked down and heard you playing our song, it was so romantic and perfect! I can’t recommend Soraya enough, so helpful, professional and just a pure delightful person. Thank you

  5. You're magical!

    Thank you so much for such a beautiful sound to our ceremony! We were totally blown away and people are still talking about it now! You’re magical! xxx

  6. Beautiful playing

    One year on and we still talk about your beautiful playing at our wedding last June! It reduced some to tears and created such a tranquil atmosphere in the church and at Kelmarsh Hall. We have been recommending you to all our engaged friends! Thank you for all you did that day – you will forever be a part of the best day of our lives!

  7. It was fantastic!

    Hi there,

    Big thanks to your team and Soraya. It was fantastic and everyone commented on her talent. Thanks again.

  8. She really is wonderful

    Morning David,

    I just wanted to pass on my feedback of Soraya.

    We have booked her a couple of times for events now, she is so professional and such a talented lady.

    She always arrives on time with the most beautiful harp I have ever seen and really added the finishing touch to last night’s event.

    She really is wonderful.

    Thanks

  9. Absolutely amazing!

    We would just like to say a huge thank you for being apart of our special day. You were absolutely amazing and we could not have asked for anything more. It was so beautiful to have you there and it made our day even more special with your beautiful talent. From the bottom of hearts Thank you!

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Space required
Minimum space
1.5m x 2m
Maximum space
1.5m x 2m
Equipment
PA System included
No
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Stage Lighting
No
Dance Floor Lighting
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Free use of PA via iPod etc
No
DJ included
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Leicester Harpist
1 hour
£345
2 hours
£395
3 hours
£455
4 hours
£515

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