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Anna Reising (Harpist)

Celtic/Pedal Harpist & singer available to provide atmospheric elegance at weddings, parties & corporate events, performing a varied repertoire including Classical, Popular & Traditional pieces from around the world. Jazz Ensemble also available!

Price from £560 + travel

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Set List / Repertoire

New! Christmas Repertoire!
Silent Night

While Shepherds Watched Their Flock
O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Hark the Herald Angels
Holy Night
Marys Boy Child
Morning has Broken
Carol of the Drum
Jingle Bells
Good King Wencelas
The First Nowell
12 Days of Christmas
God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
... and more.... requests appreciated...

Standard Repertoire 
Below are a list of example genres that Anna can cover. 

Baroque
Air on The G String -Bach
Bransle de La Torche - M.Praetorius
Ave Maria -bach ( with flute ) 
Handel-sonata in G major
Chaconne by Jermiah Clarke
Prelude in C -J.S. Bach
JesuJoy of man's Desiring by sebastian Bach

Classical
Gnosienne no1 by Eric Satie ( with flute )
Gymnopedie by Eric Satie
Ode to Joy -Beethoven
Pachabels canon in G
Sicilienne ( with flute )
The Swan -Camille Saint-Saens
Theme fron the New World Symphony -Dvorak 

Scottish Traditional
Skyboat Song
Maries Wedding
My love is like a red red rose
A Daunce
Wild Mountain Thyme

Irish Traditional
Londonery Air ( Danny Boy ) 
Planxty Irwin 
Planxty George Brabazon 
She Moves Through the Fair
Trip To Sligo 

English Traditional
Scarborough fair
Greensleeves

Welsh Traditional 
All Through the Night
Lullaby
The Ash Grove 

Kleizmer/Jewish Traditional
Halva
Berdichiever Khoid
Orientalische Melody

Russian Traditional
Those were the days
Moscow Nights

Italian Traditional
Siciliana by Pergolesi
Santa Lucia

Spanish Traditional
Danza Moora

Spirituals
Amazing Grace

Popular /Jazz
Annies Song
Autumn Leaves
Blue Moon
Brazil
Dance me to the end of Love by Leonard Cohen
La vie en Rose
Lilli Marlene
Take Five
The Power of Love 
The Rose
The First Time ever I saw your face
My Perfect Moment
Wild is the Wind 

Repertoire for Jazz Ensemble
Autumn Leaves
Ain't Nobobies Buisiness
Blue Moon
Bye bye Blackbird
Can't Buy Me Love
Can't Help Loving Dat Man
Charlie is My Darlin
Comin Through the Rye
Dance Me to the End of Love
Dindi
Falling in Love Again
God Bless the Child
I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire
In a Sentimental Mood
La Vie En Rose
Loverman
Nearness of You
Once I Loved
Skye Boat Song
Slow Boat to China
Summertime
When I Fall in Love
Winter love
Wishbone Ash .... and more ....

13 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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More than we could have ever expected, beautiful.

5 stars - Anna Reising (Harpist) are Highly Recommended
booked Anna Reising (Harpist) for their Wedding at Bromley Court Hotel in London

“Anna made my daughters wedding day very special with her superb playing and singing, it was quite exquisite and enhanced the whole day. More than we could have ever expected, beautiful.”


We had a fantastic day and Anna was perfect for what we were looking for.

5 stars - Anna Reising (Harpist) are Highly Recommended
booked Anna Reising (Harpist) for their Wedding at Bromley Court Hotel in London in Surrey

“Anna was an absolute pleasure to work with, and played beautifully to accompany the service as well as light music to entertain the waiting guests. From start to finish, everything was simple and stress free, in the run-in Anna was a great help in confirming the music. On the day, was punctual and professional and really made our day special. All our guests were very complimentary and would recommend her to anybody looking for a harpist for their ceremony. we had a fantastic day and Anna was perfect for what we were looking for, and played wonderfully for our ceremony, It’s all top marks from us!”


Fantastic

5 stars - Anna Reising (Harpist) are Highly Recommended
booked Anna Reising (Harpist) for their event

“I booked Anna for our Wedding, it was truly memorable. She was fantastic and it was so emotional. Her singing was beautiful, all of my guests were very impressed and I had fantastic comments about Anna. It truly made our wedding and I would book her again for a special occasion as it was magical. The nicest thing for us was that she played our personal songs, Adele on the Harp is truly magical. Thank you Anna for making our day so special.”


She completely met all our expectations.

5 stars - Anna Reising (Harpist) are Highly Recommended
booked Anna Reising (Harpist) for their event in London

“Anna added elegance and much enjoyment to our private party and we would not hesitate to recommend her, nor to ask her to play again should a further celebration arise. She is utterly charming and a very accomplished harpist. Anna arrived well in advance and was beautifully organised. She completely met all our expectations.”


Wow! So good to catch up and meet again. I don't need to tell you that dad was b...

5 stars - Anna Reising (Harpist) are Highly Recommended
booked Anna Reising (Harpist) for their event

“Wow! So good to catch up and meet again. I don't need to tell you that dad was bowled over with emotion - you were a true experienced professional to throw in that jig at the end. Brought the energy right back up. A heart felt thank you. ”

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Prices

Price from £560 + travel from East Sussex

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Solo Celtic/Pedal Harpist & Singer. Also available harp/flute duo.

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Highlights
* Celtic/Pedal harpist & singer based in the South
* Repertoire includes Baroque Classical Popular & Traditional pieces from around the world
* Previous experience includes many CD releases radio performances & live concerts
* Jazz Ensemble also available (trio or quartet)!

Anna Reising is a Scottish born singer and Celtic/Pedal Harpist. She trained at Chichester College and has an BA hons in music from Brighton University.

Previous experience has seen Anna compose sing and play on many CD releases radio performances and live concerts. Anna has also worked as the resident harpist on the Cunard line from 2015-2020 - travelling around the world singing and playing her harp. She has become known as 'the singing harp healer'. Now delighted to be back on land in the UK, Anna is ready to sing and play in her own unique style with or without her loop machine. 

Her solo celtic harp and grand pedal harp provides subtle and atmospheric elegance at any special event. Anna's lovely voice can also accompany the delicacy of the harp if requested.

Anna plays an extensive repertoire from Classical Baroque Popular Jewish & Tradional pieces from around the world.

Performance Times
Wedding Ceremony/Civil Ceremony; maximum duration- 2 hours.
Drinks Reception; maximum duration- 3 hours (3 x 45 minute sets with 45 minutes break).

Jazz Ensemble (see booking options)
Perfect for a summer's evening or just about any event that needs a touch of cool classy sophistication.
 
Anna Reising and her ensemble of top jazz musicians have been enchanting audiences in the UK and abroad drawing rave notices wherever they have performed. As well as beguiling original compositions they play well known jazz standards. The group can also perform sets of bossa nova; playing the music of Antonio Carlos and capturing the magic sounds of Astrud Gilberto and Sergio Mendes.

Using a mixture of guitar double bass vocals piano & percussion Anna's Jazz Ensemble is available as a trio or quartet and performs for 2 x 45 minutes.
 
'Fantasitic Evening. Anna's amazing voice coupled with the excellent performance of the band gave us an unforgettable artistic experience.'
Marek Greliak - Jazz cafe London

Harp Recitals
Here are some of the themed harp recitals for 2010/2011.

1/ January 25th -Burns Night - a recital which will celebrate the life and works of the famous Scottish poet Rabbie Burns (also available with my Blue Cafe Jazz ensemble - voice/piano/double bass )

2/ Valentines Night -14th February - a repertoire of Love Songs (also available with my jazz ensemble)

3/ St Patricks day - 17th March - a repertoire with a mixture from the British Isles- predominantly Irish

4/ V. E Day -May 8th - a repertoire of favourite Songs from the Wartime Era

5/ French Independance Day - 14th July - a repertoire of predominantly French Love Songs

6/ Xmas - a special set of songs/carols of Love and peace throughout December . Otherwise it is a varied set of classical baroque traditional and love songs for everyone to enjoy.

Testimonials
"Anna brought magic to our summer birthday party in our garden. On a rainy autumn evening amazingly she did just the same as she played from our conservatory whilst the party drank champagne. She plays with a natural grace indicative of her personality”
Jackie Clemants Psychotherapist

“I quite regularly go to live concerts and enjoy all kinds of music. I was especially blessed when I heard 'Amara' - I really feel the need to tell you that I have never in my life (and I am 66 years young) been as moved as I was by your music it was really very special. A big thank you for the beauty of your music!”
Joan Therapist

"An otherwordly evening of of delicate and exquisite sounds”
Three Weeks Magazine

Previous clients include:
Amberly Castle
The Grand Hotel Brighton and Eastbourne
Pelham House Lewes
The Prince and Princess of Romania
The Metropole Brighton
Stanmer House
Sunrise Senior Living Group

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