About Rhianwen Pugh
Rhianwen is a former first-class honours scholar from the Royal College of Music, London.
Whilst studying in London she gained her BMus (hons) DipABRSM and LRSM performance certificates.
She has played in many prestigious venues and events all over the UK and further afield, including the Royal Albert Hall, Buckingham Palace, Wales Millennium Center, Rio de Janeiro Arts Centre.
Rhianwen has also played for Her Majesty the Queen on several occasions, HRH Prince Charles and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Rhianwen has orchestral experience, performing as principal of the RCM Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra. She has performed as a soloist at such venues as The Sage in Gateshead, Salvi Harp Showrooms in London and The National Gallery.
She has also played in many ensembles and duets performances nationally, including duet performances with Catrin Finch and Elinor Bennett.
In 2009 Rhianwen played for a TV documentary accompanying Bryn Terfel and over the years has played on many occasions for Eirian Owen with Cor Godre’r Aran (Director of Cor Godrer Aran – internationally successful Welsh Male voice choir).
Rhianwen has played several times with world renowned harpist Catrin Finch and celebrities such as Charlotte Church, Stella McCartney and the Mayor of London.
Rhianwen has recently performed in countries such as China and Brazil whilst being the Queen Elizabeth resident Harpist for Cunard.
She is also experienced in Bollywood music and has a large repertoire.
Rhianwen is available to perform at weddings, civil ceremonies, parties, corporate events or any special event where beautifully performed music is required.
Based in North Wales, Rhianwen is available as a wedding harpist in Cardiff and elsewhere in Wales, as well as in Cheshire, Manchester and Liverpool.
So if you’re looking to hire the best harpist Wales has to offer, make an enquiry.
"I was lucky enough to have Rhianwen play at my wedding & her music was stunning! Would definitely recommend."
– Chloe Cheetham, 20 February 2020, wedding in London
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"Rhianwen was an absolute delight and helped set the mood perfectly with her music. It was very important to me to have the harp as part of our day and she certainly delivered and took note of my special requests. Her music certainly added to the magic of our wonderful day."
– Nerys Edwards, 27 October 2019, wedding in South Wales
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Bach – Sheep May Safely Graze
Bach – Arioso
Bach – Air On The G String
Bach – Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring
Beethoven – Fur Elise
Clarke – The Prince Of Denmark’s March
Debussy – Clair De Lune
Debussy – Arabesque
Elgar – Salut D’armour
Franck – Panis Angelicus
Goodall – Psalm 23: The Lord Is My Shepard
Handel – La Rejouissance From “music For The Royal Fireworks”
Handel – Zadok The Priest
Handel – The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba
Lovland – You Raise Me Up
Mendelssohn – Wedding March “a Midsummers Night Dream”
Offenbach – Barcarolle
Pachelbel – Canon In D
Parry – Jerusalem
Parry – I Was Glad
Purcell – Trumpet Tune
Schubert – Ave Maria
Shostakovitch – Romance From “the Gadfly”
Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake
Wagner – Bridal March / Here Comes The Bride
Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man
Come Away With Me
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Everybody Loves Somebody
Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
God Bless The Child
Have I Told You Lately
I Got Rhythm
When I Fall In Love
All That Jazz
Angel Of Music
Close Every Door
Don't Cry For Me Argentina
I Don't Know How To Love Him
I Dreamed A Dream
Over The Rainbow
On My Own
Tell Me On A Sunday
Think Of Me
The Music Of The Night
The Phantom Of The Opera
Who Will Buy?
Cockles And Mussels – Irish Air
David Of The White Rock – Welsh Air
All Through The Night – Welsh Air
Bugeilio’r Gwenith Gwyn / Watching The Wheat – Welsh Air
The Ash Grove – Welsh Air
Drink To Me Only – English Air
English Country Garden – English Air
Greensleeves – English Air
Auld Lang Syne – Scottish Air
A Hard Day Night – The Beatles
Angel – Sarah Mclachlan
Angels – Robbie Williams
Beautiful – Christina Aguilera
Because You Loved Me – Up Close & Personal
Believe – The Polar Express
Candle In The Wind – Elton John
Can't Fight The Moonlight – Coyote Ugly
Clocks – Coldplay
Close To You – The Carpenters
Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me – Elton John
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Everybody Hurts – R E M
Everything I Do – Bryan Adams
Feather Theme – Forrest Gump
Fields Of Gold – Sting
For The Love Of A Princess – Braveheart
For You I Will – Space Jam
Hero – Enrique Iglesias
Hero – Mariah Carey
How Do I Live – Con Air
I Believe In You And Me – The Preacher's Wife
Kissing You – Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet
Lara’s Theme – Dr. Zhivago