Harpist: Alina

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Harpist: Alina
Reasons to book this ACT
  • International Harpist with virtuoso performances and imaginative programmes

  • Highly trained musician, has performed for royalty and high profile clients

  • Played at the Queen’s 80th-birthday celebrations at Balmoral Castle

  • Her diversified repertoire includes classical, folk and jazz music

  • Based in London and available to perform at events worldwide

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Alina is one of the most exciting harpists based in the UK. Her virtuoso performances and imaginative programmes have established her reputation as a harpist of exceptional accomplishment. She has had the honour of playing at Scottish and European Parliaments, at the Queen’s 80th-birthday celebrations at Balmoral Castle and at the King of Thailand’s birthday celebrations in Bangkok.

Alina studied at the F. Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland (Masters in Arts), and The University of Arizona, USA (Masters in Music Performance).

She has performed with many major European orchestras including the Young World Symphony Orchestra, the National Opera in Warsaw and Scottish Opera.

Alina is exploring a jazz harp by working with jazz award winners Ryan Quigley (trumpet) and singer Niki King.

Her London appearances include Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and BBC Radio 3.

Classical Solo
B. Andres - Preludes Book 1 2 3 Absidioles
J. S. Bach (1685-1750) - Etudes for Harp/GrandjanySuite
No.1 (BWV996)/Jamet
J. S. Bach & C. Gounod - Ave Maria
L. Van Bethoven (1770-1827) - Fur Elise Ode to Joy
F. Chopin (1810-1949) - Mazurka, Op 24, No 1/Posse
Prelude Op 28, No 6
Raindrop Prelude Op28, No15
Prelude in C Minor
C. Debussy (1862-1918) - Clair de Lune
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
First Arebesque & Second Arabesque
J. L. Dussek - Sonata in C Minor/Zabaleta
Six Sonatines
G. Faure (1845-1924) - Impromptu Op 86
M. Glinka (1804-1857) - Variations on a Theme of Mozart & Nocturne
M. Grandjany -Fantasie on Theme oh Haydn
G. F. Handel (1685-1759) - Passacaglia
A. Hasselmans (1845-1912) - Feuilles D'Automne Op 45, 46 & 47
P. Hindemith (1895-1963) - Sonata
F. Mendelssohn (1809-1847) - Songs Without Words
J. Pachelbel - Canon in D
G. B. Pescetti (1704-1766) - Sonata in C Minor
G. Pierne (1863-1937) - Impromtu Caprice Op 9
S. Prokofiev (1891-1953) - Prelude Op 12 no 7
H. Renie (1875-1956) - Contemplation
C. Salzedo (1885-1961) - Variations on a Theme in Ancient Style
Chanson dans la Niut, Granada, Concert fantasy
H.Purcell - Wedding March (Trumpet Voluntary)
F. Schubert (1797-1828) - Serenada
L. Spohr (1784-1859) - Fantasie Op 35
M. Tournier (1876-1951) - Etude des Concert (Au Matin)
Feefie, Jazz Band Op 33
D. Watkins (1938) - Petite Suite
R.Wagner - Bridal Chorus
F.Mendelssonh - The Wedding March

Harp Solo with Orchestra or Band
J-M. Damase - Concertino (Hp/Str Or)
C. Debussy (1862-1918) - Danses Sacree et Profane (Hp/Str Or)
A. Ginastera (1916-1983) - Concerto Op 25 (Hp/Or)
C. F. Handel (1685-1759) - Concerto in B Flat Op 4 No 6 (Hp/Or)
A. Koss-Anatolski - Concerto (Hp/Or)
W. Lutoslawski (1913) - Duble Concerto (Ob/Hp/Ch Or)
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791) - Concerto (Fl/Hp/Or)
H. Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) - Concerto in D Major (Hp/Or)

Celtic Music Collection
S. Curcio - Scottish Harp Music
A. Macdearmid - Celtic Garland Ceol Na Clarsaich
D. Rees-Rohrbacher - Harp Preludes for Church Old Welsh Airs
K. Robertson - Treasure of Celtic Harp
R. Williamson - Legasy of the Scottish Harpers
S. Woods - Fifty-Two Scottish Songs

Jazz & Pop
A. Ray Fantazzia
E. Hagen Harlem Nocturne
I. Berlin Alexander's Ragtime Bugle Band
A. Bzhezhinska Lemky's Ballade & Boogie
E. John Circle of Life from "The Lion King"
J. Livingston Silver Bells
G. Gershwin American in Paris and Rhapsody in Blue/Fell
J. Williams Cantina Band (McLaughlin)
R. Rodgers My Fanny Valentine
B. Srtayhorn Take "A" Train (McLaughlin)
J. Merser Moon River
L. Bonfi Black Orpheus
H. Carmichael Georgia On My Mind
H. Arlen Somewhere Over the Rainbow
A. Lewandowski Tango
A. Menken Beauty and the Beast
G. Gershwin The Man I Love
F. Lai A Man and a Women
L. Webber Memory
G. Miller Moonlight Serenade
M. Jarre Somewhere My Love from "Doctor Zhivago"
P. de Senneville Lettre a ma Mere
E. de Curtis Sing to Me
J. Mercer Autumn Leaves
M. Albert Feelings
D. Weiss What a Wonderful World
L. Bernstein Music from "West Side Story"
L. Richie Endless Love
B. Joel Piano Man & The Stranger
P. Collins Do You Remember & Another Day in Paradise
F. Neil Everybody's Talking from "Midnight Cowboy"
G. Michael Careless Whisper
M. Sherman It's A Small World
M. Torme The Christmas Song
J. Revaux My Way
N. Rota Romeo and Juliet
E. Blake Memoris of You

"Alina played with conviction,...a strong sense of rhythm and superb use of dynamics."

Three Weeks, Edinburgh

"Alina really demonstrates her skill and no string is left unused..."

Music Maker Magazine