High Peak String Quartets

A string quartet can add the perfect finishing touch to your day, whatever the event. Our musicians are of the highest standard and currently perform with orchestras such as the BBC Philharmonic and the HalléBetween them they have worked with a diverse range of artists from classical to rock, pop to jazz and theatre to film soundtracks, giving them a breadth of experience second to none. They also write and arrange strings for sessions and live performance.

Some of the acts our string quartets have collaborated with include

Beverly Knight • Bonobo • Damon Albarn • Duran Duran • Elbow • Emeli Sande • Gabriella Cilmi • George Harrison • Gloria Gaynor • Gorillaz • I Am Kloot • Ian Broudie • Jamelia • Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince • Joan Armatrading • Josh Kumra • Lene Nystrom • Massive Attack • MJ Cole • Mr Hudson • Nick Cave • Ravi Shankar • Roots Manuva • Ryuichi Sakamoto • Sam Mendes • Sia • Snow Patrol • Spector • Take That • The Cinematic Orchestra • The Maccabees • The Medieval Babes •

Prices start from £450

To enquire about booking High Peak String Quartets for your event email gavin@highpeakmusic.co.uk or call 01457 866 160.

Sample Set List

Bach – Air on the G string

Bach – Conerto for Two violins (slow movement)

Clarke – Trumpet Voluntary

Delibes – Flower Duet

Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

Handel – Aria from Xerxes

Handel – Suite No.1 from Water music

Liszt – Liebestraum

Mendelssohn – Wedding March

Pachelbel- Canon

Purcell – Trumpet Tune

Vivaldi – Largo from the four seasons

Vivaldi – Spring from the Four Seasons

Wagner – Bridal Chorus

Classical

Albeniz – Tango

Beethoven – Ode to Joy

Bizet – Habanera from Carmen

Dvorak – Largo from New World Symphony

Elgar – Salut d’Amour

Elgar – Chanson de Matin

Elgar – Nimrod from Enigma Variations

Franck – Panis Angelicus

Massenet – Meditation from Thais

Mozart – Alleluja from Exultate Jubilate

Mozart – Adagio in C

Mozart – Eine Kleine Nacht Music

Mozart – Rondo Alla Turca

Mozart – Divertimento 1 in D

Mozart – Divertimento 2 in B

Mozart – Divertimento 3 in F

Mozart – Andante from Piano Concerto No. 1

Ravel – Bolero

Rubinstein – Melody in F

Strauss – Pizzicato polka

Schubert – Ave Maria

Schubert – Moment Musicale

Schumann – Traumerei

Sullivan – Three little Maids from School (The Mikado)

Tschaikovsky – Sleeping Beauty Waltz

Popular Songs and Films

Andrew Lloyd Webber – All I Ask of You

Beatles – Various including Hey Jude, Yesterday

Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On, Titanic Theme

Eileen Ivers, Brian KeaneBygone Days

Elvis Presley – Can’t help falling in Love

Enya – Only Time

George Harrison – Here Comes the Sun

John Lennon – Grow old with Me

Oasis – Wonderwall

Phil Collins – A Groovy Kind of Love

Nino Rota – Speak softly Love, Godfather Theme

Verdi – Andantino from Stella Artois Advert

Light Jazz and Traditional

Gershwin – Summertime

Robbie Burns – My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose

Scott Joplin – Country Club

Scott Joplin – The Entertainer

Traditional English – Greensleeves

Traditional Irish – Londonderry Air

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