Lara Somogyi is a Los Angeles based harpist and contemporary classical performer-composer. Known for her work with electronics and pedal fx her work is focused on forging a new artistic identity for the harp.
Lara is a graduate from the Royal Academy of Music in London, and in 2018 was awarded an honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) for her contributions to her field.
She is an active session harpist - recording in a wide range of genres for Film and TV, most recently featuring on Hans Zimmer’s score for Disney’s The Lion King, Greenbook, BBC Blue Planet II, Charlie’s Angels, Da 5 Bloods and Birds of Prey.
Lara has recently performed live with Anderson. Paak, Ms. Lauryn Hill, H.E.R. John Legend, Camila Cabello, Bazzi, Ashanti, Billy Idol, Josh Groban, Sarah Brightman, and Guy Chambers’ Secrets of a Pop Song on BBC.
Lara’s compositions and live performances have been featured in Apple Music’s Up Next Series, Roland Sessions, Spitfire Audio "One's to Watch," Lionsgate’s film Public Disturbance, and is a featured performer at Google X for their women in technology and innovation initiative.
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