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About Me

Ranking amongst the UK’s most-booked pianists, Michael Raggatt is in demand across world-renowned venues in his home city of London, as well as travelling nationally and internationally to perform. He has brought his touch of unique and refined elegance to events at Savoy Hotel, the FA Cup Final, Dubai's famous 'Palm Island’ and more, as well as drawing on many years of experience to create exceptional tailored wedding programmes. 


Michael is highly accomplished in styles ranging from light classical music, such as Debussy and Chopin, to well-loved jazz standards and modern chart hits, and can accommodate requests in almost any genre. His care and attention to detail at each event has earned him five stars in 100% of his reviews.


"Michael recently played at our wedding church service and was absolutely amazing! He listened to exactly what I wanted and completely blew us all away!!"

I am very excited to announce that I have recently been shortlisted for the UK Wedding Awards 2020 and it would be fantastic to receive your vote.

Please visit: www.hitched.co.uk/weddingawards and search under the 'Best Wedding Musical Act.' Your vote would be extremely gratefully received!

 
 

Testimonials

Fiona T

"Michael was the icing on the cake for our wedding ceremony and reception. He played our chosen selection of songs flawlessly and entertained guests wonderfully for the drinks reception."

 
 

Repertoire

Pop

A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
All Of Me - John Legend
All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
City Of Stars - La La Land
Empire State Of Mind - Alicia Keys
Everything She Does Is Magic - Sting
Greatest Day - Take That
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Heartbeats - Jose Gonzalez
Hoppipolla - Sigur Ros
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Ordinary People - John Legend
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Save Room - John Legend
Shallow - Lady Gaga
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
This Is Me - Benj Pasek
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
Titanium - Rihanna
Your Song - Elton John

Jazz

Ain't Misbehavin - Fats Waller
All Of Me - Gerald Marks
At Last - Etta James
Blue Skies - Irving Berlin
But Not For Me - George Gershwin
Cheek to Cheek - Irving Berlin
Dos Gardenias - Buena Vista Social Club
Everything - Michael Buble
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
Georgia On My Mind - Hoagy Carmichael
Girl From Ipanema - Jobim
Hit The Road Jack - Ray Chrles
Let There Be Love - Nat King Cold
Misty - Ella Fitzgerald
Moondance - Van Morrison
My Favourite Things - Richard Rodgers
Nature Boy - Eden Ahbez
The Nearness Of You - Norah Jones
The Way You Look Tonight - Jerome Kern
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

Classical

Air On The G String - Bach
Allegro (from Water Music) - Handel
Ambre - Nils Frahm
Andante (from Piano Concerto in C) - Mozart
Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba - Handel
Ave Maria - Schubert
Canon In D - Pachelbel
Cinema Paradiso - Ennio Morricone
Clair De Lune - Debussy
Deuz Arabesques - Debussy
Gymnopedie - Satie
I Giorni - Einaudi
Le Onde - Einaudi
Maestro - The Holiday - Hans Zimmer
Mariage D'Amour - Senneville
Nocturne No.1 - Chopin
Nutcracker Suite - Tchaikovsky
Prelude in C Major - Bach
Primavera - Einaudi
River Flows In You - Yiruma
Salut D'Amour - Elgar
The Wedding March - Mendehlsson

The above list is just a selection of my most requested repertoire songs. For a full list please get in touch.

I'm always happy to learn new requests for your ceremony if not already on the list.

 

If your venue doesn’t have a piano I can bring my professional stage keyboard and sound setup. I also have a grand piano 'shell' which provides the convincing appearance of a grand piano but with a keyboard inside as shown in the picture.


Should you have any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch through the contact form below.

 

Contact

07538 795 932

 

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