Jubilee String Ensemble

Highly experienced string ensemble available to hire as a duo, trio or classical string quartet. Perfect for the wedding service, the wedding breakfast as well as private and corporate events. Classical Music / String Duo / String Trio / String Quartet in London.

PRICE GUIDE: £420

Jubilee String Quartet

Profile:

The members of the Jubilee string quartet met while studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. The drive behind forming the group was to create an ensemble to span all musical genres, from classics to jazz standards, pop songs, to the hits from the West End. One of their members is a successful composer and arranger so the ensemble can provide string quartet versions of any pieces you may request which are not in their repertoire. With this diverse musical facility they can add a unique atmosphere to your wedding, party or dinner.

In recent years due to demand The Jubilee string quartet has expanded to include a pool of 12 members all full time professional musicians. They have provided music for the Queen at her jubilee celebrations, opening of the Millennium Bridge over the Thames, City of London festival, opening of Metro Bank, Jersey tourist board, weddings and dinner functions.  
 
Jubilee string quartet have a wealth of experience in many diverse musical genres. The members have all played with the very best of the British orchestras- London Lhilharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham symphony orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the BBC concert orchestra to name just a few. Regular television and radio appearances include: Strictly Come Dancing, Richard and Judy, Top of the Pops, CD UK, MTV, Brit Awards, Mobo awards, Proms in the park, Record of the year, Paul O'Grady show. 
 
Their classical pop and commercial work includes working with artists and bands such as: Robbie Williams, Nigel Kennedy, Russel Watson, McFy, Pet Shop Boys, Jose Carreras, Meat Loaf, Kanye West, Enya, and Gareth Gates. 
 
Previous clients and venues include:
  • Metro Bank
  • Jersey Tourist Board
  • Environment Media Group
  • Thomas Cook
  • Worshipful Company of Paviors
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • All England Club ( Wimbledon Tennis)
  • Cranford Community College

Line up & Options:

Duo: 2 x violins or violin and cello duo

Additional Options:

  • Trio: Violin, violin, cello
  • Quartet: 2 x violins, cello, viola

Performance times:

 A typical performance is for up to 2.5 hours within a 3 hour period

Selected Repertoire:

Classical

Air on a G String - Bach
Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach
Concerto for 2 violins in D minor - Badinerie
Brandenberg Concerto No.3 - Badinerie
Brandenberg Concerto No.6 - Badinerie
Fur Elise - Beethoven
Dance of the Sylths - Berlioz
Menuetto from Serenade No.1 - Brahms
Adagio from Violin Concerto No.1 - Bruch
Prelude in E minor - Chopin
Polonaise ‘Millitaire’ - Op.40 No.1
Christmas Concerto - Corelli
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair - Debussy
Le Petit negre - Debussy
Clair de Lune - Debussy
Arabesque No.1 - Debussy
Humoresque - Dvorak
String Serenade - Dvorak
 
Chanson de Matin - Elgar
Nimrod from Enigma Variations - Elgar
Salut D'Amour - v
Ave Maria - Gounod
Gavotte from Holberg Suite Op.40 - Grieg
Morning from Peer Gynt Suite - Grieg
Valse from Der Lebemann - Grunfeld
Water Music - Handel
La Rejouissance from  The Royal Fireworks - Handel
Hallelulia Chorus - Handel
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
The Lark Quartet - Haydn
O vow to thee my country from Jupiter - The Planets - Holst
Palladio - Jenkins
Liebesleid - Kreisler
Midnight Bells Waltz - Schoen Rosmarin
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni
Wedding March - Mendelssohn 
Eine Kleine Nacht Musik - Mozart
Divertimento in D Major - Mozart
Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart
Divertimento in F major - Mozart
Laudate Dominum - Mozart
6 Great String Quartets - Mozart
Galop' from La Vie Parisienne - Offenbach
Canon - Pachelbel
Bolero - Ravel
Gymnopedie - Satie
Ave Maria - Schubert
March from Nutcracker - Tchaikovsky
Waltz from Sleeping Beauty - Tchaikovsky
Waltz from Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky
 
Traditional
Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)
The Four Seasons - Vivaldi
Dance of the Blessed Spirits - Von Gluck
Wedding March - Wagner
 
Opera Selection
 
O Sole Mio - Capau
Ah! je veux vivre from Romeo and Juliette - Gounod
Where e’er You Walk from Semele - Handel
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni
Canzonetta from Don Giovanni - Mozart
Duettino from Don Giovanni - Mozart
Madamina from Don Giovanni - Mozart
Io se-quo il mio destino from Madam Butterfly - Puccini
Nessum Dorma - Puccini
Musetta’s Waltz from La Boheme - Puccini
Time to Say Goodbye (Con te partiro) - Sartori
Grand March from Aida - Verdi
Sempre libera degg’io from La Traviata - Verdi
Prelude from La Traviata - Verdi
Di Provenza il mar from La Traviata - Verdi
Brindisi from La Traviata - Verdi
The Force of Destiny  - Verdi
 
Vienese Classics
 
The Blue Danube
Roses from the South
Emperor Waltz
Viennese Blood
Radetsky March
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
 
Jazz and Show Tunes
 
Getting Sentimental Over You - Bassman
Tonight from Westside Story - Bernstein
To Life from Fiddler on the Roof - Bock
Lets Face the Music and Dance - Nat King Cole
Makin’ Whoopee - Donaldson
Misty - Garner
Leaning on a Lampost - Gay
I got Rhythm - Gershwin
Summertime - Gershwin
The Man I love - Gershwin
Someone To Watch Over Me - Gershwin
Fly me to the Moon - Howard
Come Fly with Me - van Heusen
Love and Marriage - van Heusen
As Time Goes By - Hupfeld
Bygone Days - Ivers & Keane
Girl from Ipanema- Jobim
Ragtime Dance - Joplin
Cabaret - The Entertainer - Joplin
The Way you Look Tonight - Kern
Moon River - Mancini
Autumn Leaves - Mercer
Anything Goes - Cole Porter
Blue Moon - Let’s Do It - Cole Porter
Moon Light in Vermount - Suessdorf
That's Amore - Dean Martin
All I Ask of You from Phantom - Lloyd Webber
Love Changes Everything from Aspects of Love - Lloyd Webber
With One Look from Sunset Blvd - Lloyd Webber 
When I Fall in Love - Young
 
Tangos
 
Tango in D - Albeniz
Por una Cabeza - Garde
Jealousy - Garde
Cafetin de Buenos Aires - Mores
El Choclo - Villold
 
Pop Songs 
 
Dancing Queen - Abba
Say a Little Prayer - Bacharach
And I Love Her - Beatles
Strawberry Fields Forever - Beatles
Norwegian Wood - Beatles
I Feel Fine - Beatles
Here Comes the Sun - Beatles
Eight Days A Week - Beatles
Get Back - Beatles
Yesterday - Beatles
When I'm Sixty Four - Beatles
How Deep is Your Love - Bee Gees (Take That)
Yesterday Once More - Carpenters
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
In My Place - Cold Play
She - Elvis Costello
Groovy Kind of Love - Phil Collins
Annie's Song - John Denver
Somebody - Depeche Mode
One Day Like This - Elbow
Fire Works - Embrace
Only Time - Enya
In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel
I Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You - Gaudio
The Last Waltz - Engelbert Humperdink
Your Song - Elton John
It Must Be Love - Madness
La Bamba 
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Barcelona - Queen
Endless Love - Lionel Richie
Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers
Beautiful Day - U2
Can't help Falling in Love - Weiss (Elvis)
You’re my Everything - Barry White
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Angels - Robbie Williams
Lean on Me - Bill Withers
Evergreen - Will Young
 
Television & Film Themes
 
Band of Brothers
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Moon River
As Time Goes By
O sole mio 
Palladio - Karl Jenkins
Cavatina - S. Myers 
Fawlty Towers
Unchained Melody
Nobody Does It Better - James Bond
Jeeves and Wooster 
Love Story
Match of the Day 
Come What May 
Night Rider
Notting Hill - She
Olympic theme Barcelona
Pinochio - When You Wish Upon a Star
Scent of a Woman - Tango 
Schindler's List 
Snow White - Some Day My Prince Will Come 
Star Wars - Imperial March - Darth Vadar theme
Stella Artois - The Force of Destiny - Theme
Swing Time - The Way You Look Tonight (Fred Astaire)
Titanic - My Heart Will Go On 
Walk About - John Barry
World Cup’90 - Nessun Dorma 
 
Jewish Songs
 
A Yiddische Momma
Havah Nagilah
Ose Shalom
Selection from Fiddler on the Roof  
 

Testimonials:

Our wedding music was perfect, all of our wedding guests said how lovely you played. Thank you so much!
Kelly and Joe Chandler

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Thank you so much for your performance at our recent staff recognition awards ceremony. We all thoroughly enjoyed the music and there were lots of comments from our staff who thought the music set the perfect tone for the event.
J Joyce

 

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Jubilee Classical String Ensemble London

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