Cornel Oprea Music

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About me:

Cornel is a top five star hotel professional pianist from the legendary train Orient Express, based in Hampshire and available for weddings and corporate events in the UK and abroad.

He is a classically trained with a great experience in 'caffe concert' music- Andr√© Rieu’s style, jazz, pop, rock, classical music, evergreen, Bollywood, Top 40 charts/modern, etc.
He has recently collaborated with the amazing VANESSA WILLIAMS - Hollywood actress & Grammy Award-winning singer & former Miss America - accompanying her singing for the "2017 Special Olympics" event!
His work has taken him to Vienna, Paris, Rome, Basel, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, etc. and have played for guests as eminent as :
Sir Elton John, Nicole Kidman, Martin Scorsese, Pierce Brosnan , Graham Norton, Al Bano, Nick Nolte , Oasis Band, Roman Abramovich, Quincy Jones , Akon, Nick Rhodes(Duran Duran) , Prince Albert of Monaco, Princess Al-Sabah of Kuwait, Jacques Chirac, and many others.
His band was also hired by the Versace family to play at a wedding and has also played at Saudi businessman billionaire Sheikh Walid Juffali's wedding in Venice.
He has played at venues as eminent as Caffé Florian - 1720 the oldest Caffe in Europe - Gran Caffe Chioggia and Gran Caffe Quadri, in Venice and also on the legendary train The Orient Express Venice-Simplon, travelling Europe, as well as Hotel Danieli, Venice, Cipriani Hotel, Gritti Palace and many more.
He has also played in London at The Savoy Hotel, Claridge's, The Landmark Hotel, Highclere Castle, the Hilton Park Lane, Renaissance Chancery Court Hotel, Le Merridien Piccadilly Hotel and many more. 

With a very extensive repertoire, including some of the most famous swing and jazz music of the last century from the likes of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin - a fabulous selection of classics from Abba to Adele, from the Bruno Mars to Ed Sheeran.

'We wanted to say a big thank you to Cornel. 
He was amazing and played so beautifully throughout the day with the music we had planned. 
We are so grateful that he was there to add the special touch to the key parts of our day.
Please pass on our thanks to him personally - we hope he enjoyed the day
and again we are so grateful for him being there to make our day so special.'
Mrs. and Mr. Bouchereau, Wedding at Brocket Hall

White Baby Grand Piano Shell for Hire!

'Just wanted to say a huge thank you for playing beautifully for us yesterday. 
You're a star!'

  Mrs and Mr. Mulvey, Wedding at Highcliffe Castle

                   As seen in the Bride Magazine