Lara Somogyi is a Los Angeles based harpist and graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in London. She was also awarded an honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in 2018 for her contributions in her field.
In addition to being a composer-performer, she is also an active session harpist – recording in a wide range of genres for Film and TV. Lara is called upon for her unique combination of electroacoustic harp and fx pedals as well as her improvisation and compositional arrangements in sessions as well as a live performer.
Lara has recently recorded in film/TV including: Grammy Nominated soundtrack The Lion King with Hans Zimmer, Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods, Charlie’s Angels, Birds of Prey, Greenbook, Emmy nominated series Little Fires Everywhere (with Isa Machine from Florence and the Machine), Mrs. America, When They See Us, Will and Grace, The Simpsons, and performed for artists including Anderson. Paak, Ariana Grande, Ms. Lauryn Hill, John Legend, Camila Cabello, Bazzi, H.E.R., Ashanti, Melanie Martinez, Kelly Clarkson, Bonobo, Rufus Wainwright, Billy Idol, Josh Groban, Sarah Brightman and more.