Birmingham String Quartet

Birmingham String Quartet

From £565

The Birmingham String Quartet consists of four professional musicians who have trained at top UK conservatories. They can provide a classical setting to your wedding or private event.

Quartet

Violin, Violin, Viola, Cello

£565
Trio

Violin, Viola and Cello, or 2 Violins and Cello

£465
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The Birmingham String Quartet consists of four professional musicians who have trained at top UK conservatories. They can provide a classical setting to your wedding or private event.

High demand

The Birmingham String Quartet are one of the most sought after quartets in the Midlands. They have performed at more than 2000 weddings and private functions, as well as on TV, film and pop recordings. Recent performances include GMTV, Don’t Tell The Bride, Four Weddings and Made in Chelsea.

Awards

In 2003 they won first prize in The Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music competition and were also awarded The Derek Young Memorial Award. They have performed for music clubs across the country as well as performing in France and Spain. In 2007 they received The Elgar Award.

Wide range of music

The Birmingham String Quartet have a wide ranging repertoire, from Bach to Coldplay and Mozart to Cole Porter. They cover everything including popular classical pieces through to many arrangements of current pop songs and music from films and musicals. Please see their repertoire tab for a full list.

Bollywood

The ensemble is also able to perform Bollywood songs as a trio, duo or solo violinist. The soloist is able to play along to backing tracks with a wireless microphone, ideally suited to entrance performances.

Classical

Albeniz -Tango
Albinoni – Adagio
Bach – Air on the G String
Bach – Arioso
Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Bach – Fugue in D
Bach – Fugue in g
Bach – Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Bach – Double Violin Concerto
Bach – Sheep May Safely Graze
Bach – Gounod Ave Maria
Barber – Adagio for Strings
Beethoven – Minuet in G Major
Bizet – Au Fond du Temple Saint, from “The Pearl Fishers”
Bizet – Habanera to Carmen
Bizet – Prelude to Carmen
Boccherini – Minuetto
Borodin – Notturno
Borodin – Polovtsian Dances, Prince Igor
Brahms – From Symphony no. 3
Brahms – Hungarian Dance no. 5
Capua – O Sole Mio
Charpentier – Te Dieum
Chopin – Fantasie Impromptu
Chopin – Polonaise
Clarke – Trumpet Voluntary
Corelli – Concerto Grosso, G minor (Christmas Concerto)
Debussy – Clair de Lune
Debussy – Reverie
Debussy – The Girl With The Flaxen Hair
Delibes – Flower Duet from Lakme
Denza – Funiculi Funicula
Dvorak – Humoresque
Dvorak – Slavonic Dance No. VIII
Elgar – Chanson de Matin
Elgar – Chanson de Nuit
Elgar – Salut d’Amour
Elgar – String Serenade
Faure – Pavane
Faure – Pie Jesu, from the Requiem
Gounod – extracts from Romeo and Juliette
Grieg – Morning
Grieg – Norwegian Dance No.2
Grieg – Waltz
Grieg – Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Handel – Largo from Xerces
Handel – Messiah
Handel – Water Music Suite in F Major
Handel – Water Music Suite in D Major
Handel – Music from the Royal Fireworks
Handel – Entrance of the Queen of Sheba
Hayden – Selected Quartet Movements
MacDowell – To a Wild Rose
Mascagni – Intermezzo, Cavalleria Rusticana
Massenet – Meditation from Thais
Mendelssohn – If With All Your Hearts
Mendelssohn – Sehnsuchtig
Mendelssohn – Song Without Words
Mendelssohn – Wedding March
Mourat – Rondeau
Mozart – Alleluja from “Exultate Jubilate”
Mozart – Don Giovanni extracts
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart – Rondo alla Turca
Mozart – Three Divertimenti
Mozart – Non piu andrai, from the Marriage of Figaro
Mozart – Voi che sapete, from the Marriage of Figaro
Offenbach – Barcarolle
Pachelbel – Canon
Pergolesi – Arietta
Puccini – Extracts from La Boheme
Puccini – Extracts from Madama Butterfly
Puccini – Nessun Dorma
Purcell – Dido’s Lament
Purcell – Oedipus
Purcell – Trumpet tune
Purcell – Two Rondeaux
Rachmaninov – Prelude
Rachmaninov – Vocalise
Rimsky – Korsakov Song of India
Rimsky – Korsakov The Young Prince & Princess, from Scheherezade
Rossini – Barber of Seville Overture
Rossini – Galop, William Tell
Rubenstein – Melody in F
Schubert – Ave Maria
Schubert – Moment Musicale
Schubert – Serenade
Schubert – Standchen
Schumann – Scenes from Childhood
Schumann – Traumerei
Shostakovich – Romance
Staruss – Blue Danube
Strauss – Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
Strauss – Voices of Sprin
Strauss – Wiener Blut
Sullivan – Three little Milk Maids from School
Tchaikovsky – Pathetique Symphony
Tchaikovsky – Extracts from the Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliett
Tchaikovsky – Theme from Piano Concerto no 1
Tchaikovsky – Theme from Symphony no. 5
Traditional – Greensleeves
Verdi – Andantino from ‘La Forza del destino’
Verdi – extracts from La Traviata
Vivaldi – Concerto for two mandolins
Vivaldi – The Four Seasons
Wagner – Wedding March

Popular

Abba – Mamma Mia
Abba – Money Money Money
Abba – Winner Takes It All
ACDC – You Shool Me All Night Long
Adams, Bryan – Heaven
Aerosmith – I don’t want to miss a thing
Arlen – Over the rainbow
Beatles – Various compositions
Bernstein, Leonard – Maria
Beyonce – Halo
Bowie , David- As the World Falls Down
Bowie, David – Heroes
Blunt, James – You’re Beautiful
Blur – Universal
Candi Staton – You’ve Got the Love
Carpenters – Goodbye to Love
Carpenters – Solitaire
Carpenters – Superstar
Carpenters – (They Long to Be) Close To You
Carpenters – Yesterday once more
Cassidy, Eva – Songbird
Clapton, Eric – Layla
Clapton, Eric – Wonderful Tonight
Coldplay – Clocks
Coldplay – In My Place
Coldplay – Viva la Vida
Coldplay – Yellow
Coleman – Big Spender
Collins, Phil – A Groovy Kind of Love
Collins & Leigh – Cock Linnet
Conti – For your eyes only
Costello, Elvis – She
Craig Armstrong – PM Love Theme
Cure – Just Like Heaven
Davis – You Are My Sunshine
Day – I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles
Day – Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Desree – Kissing You
Donaldson – Makin’ Whoopee
Doors – Light My Fire
Double – Captain of Her Heart
Elbow – One Day Like This
Ellington – Caravan
Ellington – Don’t Get Around Much More
Ellington – In a Sentimental Mood
Ellington – Satin Doll
Embrace – Gravity
Energy52 – Cafe del Mar
Evans – Without You
Foo Fighters – Learn To Fly
Fox – Killing Me Softly with his Song
Fromisier – Rose Popcorn Behaviour
Gabriel, Peter – Book of Love
George – Michael As
Gershwin – But Not for Me
Gershwin – Embraceable you
Gershwin – He Loves and She Loves
Gershwin – I Got Rhythm
Gershwin – It Ain’t Necessarily So
Gershwin – Liza
Gershwin – Love is here to stay
Gershwin – Mine
Gershwin – Someone to watch over me
Gershwin – Summertime
Gershwin – The man I love
Guns N Roses – Patience
Happy Mondays – Step On
Henley, Don – Wind Beneath My Wings
Horner, James – The Secret Wedding from ‘Braveheart’
Horner, James- Gift of a Thistle from ‘Braveheart’
Horner, James – Titanic
Houston, Whitney – Greatest Love of All
Howard – Fly Me to the Moon
Jackson, Michael – Ben
Jackson,Michael – Smooth Criminal
James – Sit Down
Jarre – Lara’s Theme from ‘Dr Chivago’
Jobim – Desafinado
Jobim – The Girl from Ipanema
John, Elton – Candle in the Wind
John, Elton – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
John, Elton – Your Song
Johnsson – Pennies From Heaven
Joplin, Janis – Country Club
Joplin, Janis – Ragtime Dance
Joplin, Janis – The Entertainer
Joplin, Janis – The Easy Winners
Joplin, Janis – The Chrysanthemum
Joplin, Janis – The Favorite
Joplin, Janis – Cleopha
Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’
Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart
Kamen – (Everything I Do) I Do it for You
Kanda – New York, New York
Keane – Somewhere Only We Know
Keating – Tango (Habanera)
Kern – Smoke gets in your eyes
Killers – Mr. Brightside
Killers – When You Were Young
King – Stand By you
Kylie Minogue – Can’t Get You Out of My Head
Lady Ga Ga – Paparazzi
Legrand – What are you doing for the rest of your life
Lennon – Imagine
Lerner/Loewe – Get Me To The Church On Time
Lerner/Loewe – On The Street Where You Live
Linkin Park – My December
Lloyd Webber – All I ask from you
Lloyd Webber – Don’t Cry for me Argentina, from Evita
Lloyd Webber – I don’t know how to love him
Lloyd Webber – Love Changes Everything
Lloyd Webber – Memory
Loewe – Get me to the church on time
Loewe – I could have danced all night
MacColl – The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face
Madonna – Crazy For You
Mamas and Papas – California Dreaming
Mancini – Baby Elephant Walk
Mancini – Charade, theme song
Mancini – Moon River
Mancini – Song from ‘10’
Mancini – Molly Maguires, theme song
Martin -That’s Amore
McConnel – Collection of Cornish Folk tunes
Menke – A Whole New World
Menke – Tale as old as time
Metallica – Nothing Else Matters
Morissey – Every Day is Like Sunday
Morrison – Have I told you lately
Morrison – Moondance
Nat King Cole – Let’s Face the Music and Dance
Nat King Cole – Unforgettable
New Order – Blue Monday
Nirvana – Come as You Are
North – Unchained Melody
Oasis – Don’t Look Back In Anger
Oasis – Masterplan
Oasis – Roll With It
Oasis – Whatever
Oasis – Wonderwall
Orbison – Pretty Woman
Piaf – Le Vie En Rose
Plain White Ts – Hey There Delilah
Porter – Anything goes
Porter – Every Time We Say Goodbye
Porter – I Get a Kick Out of You
Porter – Just One of Those Things
Porter – Lets do it
Porter – Night and Day
Porter – What is This Thing Called Love?
Porter – You’re the Top
Poulton – Aura Lee (Love me tender)
Pretenders – I’ll Stand By You
Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Radiohead – Karma Police
Rembrants – I’ll Be There For You
Rice & Ulvaeus – I know him so well, Chess
Robbie Williams – Angels
Rodgers – Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered
Rodgers – My funny valentine
Rodgers – Selection from Sound of Music
Ros – Hoppipolla
Schonberg – I dreamed a dream, from Les Miserables
Shearing – Lullaby of Birdland
Sherwin – A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
Simon – Bridge Over Troubled Water
Sinatra – Come Fly With Me
Sinatra – Love and Marriage
Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
Sondheim – Send in the clowns
Speckert – Folk Fiddle tunes
Speckert – Cowboy Songs
Sting – Fields of Gold
Stone Roses – Ten Storey Lovesong
Stranglers – Golden Brown
Strayhorn – Chelsea Bridge
Strayhorn – Take the ‘A’ Train
Suessdorf – Moonlight in Vermont
Take That – Greatest Day
Traditional – English Country Gardens
Traditional – Happy Birthday Variations
Traditional – La Paloma
Traditional – Londonderry Air
Traditional – Mexican Hat Dance
Traditional  – Swing Low Swing Charriot
U2 – Beautiful day
U2 – With or Without You
Valens – La Bamba
Various – Tangos
Verve – Bittersweet Symphony
Warbeck – Pellagia’s Aria (Captain Corelli’s Mandolin)
Warren – I only have eyes for you
Warwick – I Say a Little Prayer
Weiss – What a wonderful world
Weiss – Peretti Can’t help falling in love
Wet Wet Wet – Love is All Around
Williams – Can’t Take My Eyes of You
Williams – Music to Watch Girls By
Wilson – Can’t Slow Down from ‘Pride and Prejudice’
Wilson – Dawn from ‘Pride and Prejudice’
Wilson – God Only Knows
Wilson – Wouldn’t it be nice
Wonder – Signed Sealed and Delivered
Young – When I Fall In Love
Zimmer – Now we are free from ‘Gladiator’

James Bond film music

Another Way To Die
Diamonds Are Forever
For Your Eyes Only
From Russia With Love
Goldeneye
Gold Finger
James Bond Theme
Licence to Kill
Live and Let Die
Nobody Does It Better
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Thunderball
View to a Kill
We Have All the Time in the World

Bollywood music

Aaj Mera Yaar Ki Shadi
Aaye ho meri zindagi
Balle Balle
Chand Mera Dil
Churaliya
Dheere Dheere
Dil To Pagal Hai
Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain
Ek Dil Hai
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha
Ghar Aaya
Ho Gaya Hai
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam
Humko Humise
Kabhi Khushi Khabie Gham
Kabhie Kabhie
Kal ho na ho
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Kuchh Nah Kaho
Main hu na
Maine Tujh
Monsoon Wedding soundtrack suite.
Pardesi Pardesi
Rafi Song
Suraj Hua Maddham
Teri Chunariya
Too Cheez Badi Hai
Tujhe Dekha To
Tum Dilki
Yeh Vaad Raha

  1. A beautiful performance

    Just wanted to send you a quick note to say thank you so much for playing at our wedding. It was a beautiful performance and really made the afternoon extra special

  2. It was epic

    Just a quick thank you for the weekend. Both myself and Jo loved every minute of the music and we know it was a hit with the guests… Thank you for being part of our day, it was epic. Many thanks

  3. We really, really loved your set

    We really, really loved your set and performance on the day and I certainly was quite blown away by it but literally had no time to express it to you all personally. We’re so sorry about this. The music on the day was such a pivotal part of it all and we very specifically wanted your quartet for the earlier part of the day and you couldn’t have fulfilled that role more perfectly. Thank you so much, to you all.

  4. A huge thank you!

    Just wanted to say a huge thank you for the duo who played at our wedding last week. They were just perfect and so talented. I just wanted to sit there a listen to the fabulous music but the guests kept wanting to chat ? Many thanks!

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Timings
Set Up Time
0.5 hours
Arrival Time
Finish time
Space required
Minimum space
3m x 2m
Maximum space
3m x 3m
Equipment
PA System included
No
PA Suitable for
people
Stage Lighting
No
Dance Floor Lighting
No
Free use of PA via iPod etc
No
DJ included
No
Other requirements
Technical
n/a
Hospitality
Soft drinks as required. Parking.
Birmingham String Quartet
Quartet
£565
Trio
£465

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