Karen – Harpist

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  • Karen is a classically trained harpist and singer. She is an experienced performer and has played in many orchestras, hotels, private functions, weddings, christenings and funerals over the last thirty years.

    Karen can provide a beautiful background or feature performance for any event and is able to perform a broad range of musical styles encompassing classical, jazz, contemporary, celtic and music from the stage and screen.

    She has a vast repertoire of music and is delighted to work with you to select the perfect musical accompaniment for your special event.

  • 1 to 1.5 hours at ceremony, plus up to 1 hour at your reception as guests arrive for canapes.

  • Processional

    Bridal March from ‘Lohengrin’ (Here Comes the Bride) – Wagner

    Canon in D – Pachelbel

    Zadok the Priest – Handel

    Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke


    Wedding March from ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ – Mendelssohn

    Ode to Joy from the ‘Choral Symphony’ – Beethoven

    I Vow to Thee my Country (Theme from Jupiter, The Planets and also used as the ‘World in Union’ for the Rugby World Cup) – Holst

    Sinfonia from the Opera ‘Solomon’ (Arrival of the Queen of Sheba) – Handel

    La Rejouissance from the ‘Royal Fireworks Suite’- Handel


    Ave Maria – Schubert

    Ave Maria – Gounod (based on JS Bach’s first prelude)

    The Lord’s Prayer – Malotte

    The Flower Duet from ‘Lakmé’ (used in the British Airways ad) – Delibes

    O Mio Babbino Caro (O, My Beloved Father) from ‘Gianni Schicchi’ – Puccini

    The Swan from ‘The Carnival of the Animals’ – Saint-Saëns

    Clair de Lune – Debussy Prelude No. 1 – JS Bach

    Gymnopédie No. 1 – Satie

    Romance – traditional

    Classical harp music by Hasselmans, Renié, Grandjany, Tournier, Bochsa etc.

    Passacaille for Harp – Handel Harp Concerto in Bb – Handel


    What a Wonderful World – Weiss & Thiele

    Moon River from ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ – Mancini

    When I Fall in Love – Victor Young

    It Had to Be You – Kahn & Jones

    Till There Was You from ‘Music Man’ – Willson

    Unforgettable – Gorden

    Theme from ‘Love Story’ – Francis Lai

    Over the Rainbow from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ – Harburg & Arlen

    My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from ‘Titanic’) – Horner & Jennings

    Love is All Around from ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ – Reg Presley

    Kissing You (Love Theme from ‘Romeo & Juliet’) – Des’ree & Atack

    All I Ask of You from ‘Phantom of the Opera’ – Lloyd Webber, Hart & Stilgoe

    Perhaps Love – John Denver

    Eleanor Rigby – Lennon & McCartney

    Fields of Gold – Sting

    Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison

    If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys

    Your Song – John & Taupin

    Heaven – Adams & Vallance

    The Prayer – Sager & Foster

    The Special Two – Missy Higgins

    Stairway to Heaven – Page & Plant

    Plus traditional folk music from Scotland, Ireland and Wales

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