Harriet Adie - Harpist

London, Greater London
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Recently awarded ‘Best Wedding Harpist - London’ at the 2019 Global Wedding Awards, and with over 15 years' experience, harpist Harriet has played for Royalty, film stars, and top orchestras like the Philharmonia!

Equally at home performing live on ITV’s Good Morning Britain as she is in hospitals, private homes and concert halls and hotels, award winning harpist Harriet is in high demand for weddings and functions due to her expertise and performing flair. Harriet takes pride in combining her musical talent with absolute professionalism, a killer set list, and a ‘can do’ attitude.

Harriet’s harp has taken her to diverse locations and star studded events including a performance in front of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II as part of the celebrations for her Diamond Jubilee, an appearance at the BRIT Awards and a live duet on TV with Dermot O'Leary for Channel 4's Celebrity Big Brother. A versatile performer, not only has she has dressed up as an angel to appear at London’s Fabric Night Club and recorded at the iconic Abbey Road Studios, but she has also performed for BBC 1's Songs of Praise, ITV drama series Harlots, and for Channel 5’s The Hotel Inspector. For several years she performed regular recitals on cruise ships including Cunard’s legendary QE2, and also Fred Olsen and P & O cruises. Harriet has played in all the major London hotels including Claridges, The Ritz, the Savoy, Connaught, Manderin Oriental, Landmark, Lanesborough and Dorchester Hotels.

Harriet will tailor her music to suit each individual event and client’s tastes. Her repertoire is enormously varied and she is happy to take requests with advance warning, and where possible, on the day. She is as equally happy performing light Classical, folk or jazz tunes, as she is pop and Bollywood music. If you would like help choosing music, she is able to provide a comprehensive selection of pieces which work well for the different parts of the day. The right sounds can inspire and complement a magical event, and Harriet will ensure that the music for your day is unique and a lasting memory.

Harriet performs mainly on her two full-size concert harps: a natural wood finish Salvi Diana and a stunning golden Salvi Electra. She can also provide a smaller Clarsach harp (useful when space is at a premium), and for a more contemporary feel, even a pearlescent white electric harp! Harriet concentrates most of her bookings in London and the Home Counties area, but will also consider events further afield depending on the date and location.

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  • What kind of events do you usually serve?
    Wedding ceremonies Wedding receptions Corporate events Concerts Birthday parties Private events
  • How long do you play for?
    I am usually booked for between 1 and 3 hours but can play for longer. I take a 15 minute break each hour.
  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?
    N/A
  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
    I am a member of the MU which povides PLI. I do not have PAT testing as I play an acoustic instrument.
  • How much space do you require?
    Approx 2m sq
  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
    As long as I can obtain sheet music and it is playable on the harp, I am happy to take requests.
  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
    a 15 minute break each hour


Set List/Services

Harriet can provide solo harp performances or duos of two harps, flute and harp, violin and harp, or soprano and harp.

A guide to Harriet's solo set lists are below:

Classical:
Bach - Prelude in C, Air on the G String, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, While Shepherds Watch, Andante from Violin Sonata no 2
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
Bellini - Music from Norma
Bizet - Carmen, Pearlfishers duet
Boccherini - Minuet
Clarke – Trumpet Voluntary
Debussy - Clair de Lune, The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Delibes - Flower Duet (British Airways theme)
Einaudi – I Giorni, Le Onde, Primavera
Grieg - Music from Peer Gynt
Handel - Water Music, Concerto in B flat, Largo
Mendelssohn - Bridal Chorus
Schubert - Serenade
Mozart - Flute and Harp Concerto
Offenbach - Barcarolle
Pachelbel- Canon in D
Puccini - Music from La Boheme
Purcell - Trumpet Voluntary
Rachmaninov – 18th Variation from Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
Satie - Trois Gymnopedies
Vivaldi – Music from The Four Seasons
Verdi - Music from Rigoletto
Wagner - Wedding March
Popular:
Adele – Skyfall, Someone like you, Make you feel my love
Alex North - Unchained Melody
Alicia Keys – Fallin’, If I ain’t got you
Andrew Lloyd Webber – Cats, Evita, Starlight Express, Phantom of the Opera
Bryan Adams – Everything I do
Bruno Mars – Just the way you are, Marry you
Burt Bacharach - They Long to be Close to You, What the world needs now is love
C. Carson Parks - Somethin’ Stupid
Carlos Jobim – The Girl from Ipanema
Celine Dion – Because you loved me, Titanic theme tune
Christina Aguilera - Beautiful
Christina Perri – A thousand years
Coldplay – Clocks, Yellow, Viva la Vida, Paradise, Fix you, Sky full of stars, Everglow
Cole Porter – C’est magnifique, Ev’ry time we say goodbye, I get a kick out of you, I’ve got you under my skin, Let’s do it Let’s fall in love
Cyndi Lauper – Time after time
David Guetta - Titanium
Des’ree – Kissing you
Ed Sheeran – Thinking out loud, Tenerife Sea, Perfect, Photograph
Ellie Goulding – Love me like you do
Elton John – Your Song
Elvis Costello – She
Elvis Presley – Always on my mind
Eric Clapton – You look wonderful tonight
Erroll Garner - Misty
Film music - Love Actually, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility
Frank Sinatra - Fly Me to the Moon
Gershwin – Summertime, Embraceable you, I’ve got a crush on you, I got rhythm, The man I love
Jack Johnson – Better together
Jackson 5 – I’ll be there
Jaques Prevert - Autumn Leaves
Jason Mraz – I’m yours, I won’t give up
James Bond – You only live twice, From Russia with Love, Diamonds are forever, Moonraker, Nobody does it better, All time High
Jeffrey Osborne – On the wings of Love
Jeff Silbar/Larry Henley - The Wind Beneath My Wings
Joe Cocker – Love lifts us up where we belong
John Legend – All of me
Katie Mellua - Crazy
Katy Perry – Firework
Led Zeppelin – Stairway to Heaven
Lily Allen – Somewhere only we know
Lonestar - Amazed
Louis Armstrong – What a wonderful world
Lucas Graham – 7 Years
Luther Vandross – Dance with my father, Your secret love
Metallica – Nothing else matters
Moon River
Musicals – West Side Story, The King and I, Les Miserables, Grease, The Sound of Music
Passenger – Let her go
Paul Desmond - Take Five
One Direction - History
Richard Rogers - Blue Moon
Robbie Williams – Angels, She’s the one
Rod Stewart – The way you look tonight
Sam Smith – Lay me down, Stay with me, The writing’s on the wall
Seal – Kiss from a Rose
Scott Joplin - The Entertainer
Somewhere over the Rainbow
Snow Patrol – Run, Chasing Cars
Sting – Fields of Gold
Take That – Greatest Day, How deep is your love, Rule the world, Back for good
Taylor Swift – Love story
Theme tune from The Deer Hunter
The Bangles – Eternal Flame
The Beatles – Yesterday, All you need is love, Let it be, Here comes the sun, Here there and everywhere
The Carpenters – We’ve only just begun, Close to you
Tom Odell – Grow old with me
UB40 – Can’t help falling in Love
Van Morrisson - Brown Eyed Girl
Westlife – Mandy
Yiruma – River flows in you
Bollywood:
Kal Ho Naa Ho – Kal ho naa ho
Piyu Bole – Parineeta
Chhukar Mere Manko – Yarana
Hai Apna Dil – Solva Saal
Churaliya – Yadon ki Barat
Meri Mehbooba – Pardes
Pyar Deewana Hota Hai – Kati Patang
Khabi Kushi Khabie Gham – KKKG
Jeena Yahan – Mere naam Joker
Pehla nasha – Jo jeeta wohi Sikander
Kuch kuch hota hai – KKHH
Chand Sifarish - Fanaa
Na Tum Jano Na Hum – Kaho Naa....Pyaar Hai
Soni Soni – Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein
Sun sahiba Sun – Ram Teri Ganga Maili
Naya Naya Dhula Dhula – Filhaal
Satyam Shivam Sundaram – Satyam Shivam Sundaram
Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai – Ganster
Mujhe Rang De – Thakshak
Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum – Silsila
Yeh Galiyan Yeh Chaubara – Prem Rog
Kai Raat Ho Gayee – Kasoor
Aa Meri Jaan – Chandni
Raat Ki Hatheli Par – Refugee
Chand Sitare Phool Aur Khushboo – Kaho Naa....Pyaar Hai
Tere Bina Jiya Jaaye Na – Ghar
Hum Chup Hain – Faasie
Chandni O Meri Chandni – Chandni
Tumko Hi Chahenge – Parwana
Chalo Tumko Lekar Chale – Jism
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha – 1942 A Love Storty
Mere Mehboob Mere Sanam – Duplicate
Mehndi Laga Ke Rakhna – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Kuchh Na Kaho – 1942 A Love Story
Main Hoon Khushrang Henna – Henna
Kaho Naa....Pyaar Hai – Kaho Naa....Pyaar Hai
Tum Aa Gaye Ho Noor Aa Gaya Hai – Andhi
Mere Humsafar – Refugee
Ek Shararat Hone Ko Hai – Duplicate
Mere Khwabon Ka Har Ek Naqsh Mita De Koi – Duplicate
Mere Rang Mein – Maine Pyaar Kiya
Zara Sa Jhoom Loon Main – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

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