The Welsh String Duo - String Duo

This Welsh string duo have many years of professional experience, having performed at concert venues such as St James Palace, St Davids Hall, the Albert Hall and many others. They have performed for HRH Prince of Wales, Kiri Te Kanawa, and Katherine Jenkins, as well as many other artists from the worlds of classical and popular music.

Their aim for all their clients is very simple; to provide great music along with a friendly and professional service and help ensure that your event is a truly memorable one.

The Violinist was born and brought up in Cardiff, and is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, London. She has since pursued a freelance career which has enabled her to play in many Orchestras and Chamber groups including National Symphony Orchestra, Welsh Sinfonia and New Queens Hall Orchestra. She has also played at St James Palace for Prince Charles, at Wigmore Hall London, and has accompanied artists such as Katherine Jenkins and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.

The Cellist began learning the cello at the age of eight. After progressing through the various orchestras in her home town of Gloucester, she continued her studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama where she gained ber BA (Hons) degree in Music with distinction. She then went on to accept a place at the Royal College of Music in London and gained her Post Graduate Diploma in performance in solo/ensemble recital.
As a freelance cellist, she has performed with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Orchestra West, the Orchestra of the Swan, the Welsh Sinfonia, the National Concert Orchestra of Wales, the National Chamber Orchestra of Wales,  Sinfonia Cymru and many more. Abigail was chosen to give a private performance for HRH the Prince of Wales at the opening of the Sir Anthomy Hopkins Centre at the Royal Welsh College of Music.

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The Welsh String Duo - String Duo Repertoire

Classical

  • Air from Suite in D - Bach
  • Air in F from 'Watermusic' - Handel
  • Arioso - Bach
  • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
  • Ave Maria - Schubert
  • Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart
  • Brandenburg Concerto no.3 1st Movement - Bach
  • Barcarolle                                                                                            Offenbach
  • Bouree in F from 'Watermusic'                                                                Handel
  • Canon in D                                                                                          Pachabel
  • Eine Kleine Nachtmusic                                                                          Mozart
  • Fantasie                                                                                              Telemann
  • Flower Duet                                                                                          Delibes
  • Greensleeves                                                                                       Anon.
  • Hornpipe in D                                                                                       Handel
  • Humoresque                                                                                        Dvorak
  • Hungarian Dance No.5                                                                           Brahms
  • Intermezzo from Cavalerria Rusticana                                                     Mascagni
  • Jesu, joy of man's desiring                                                                    Bach
  • La Rejouissance                                                                                   Handel
  • Largo from Winter                                                                                Vivaldi
  • Largo from 'Xerxes'                                                                              Handel
  • Libertango                                                                                          Piazzola
  • Meditation from Thais                                                                          Massenet
  • Menuet in A Minor                                                                                Anon
  • Menuet in G Minor                                                                               Handel
  • Menuet in G Major No.1                                                                        Anon
  • Menuet in G Major No.2                                                                        Anon
  • Mexican Hat Dance                                                                              Trad.
  • Nessun Dorma                                                                                    Puccini
  • Ode to Joy                                                                                         Beethoven
  • Pavanne                                                                                            Faure
  • Pizzicato Polka                                                                                   Strauss
  • Sheep May Safely Graze                                                                      Bach
  • 'Spring' from The Four Seasons                                                            Vivaldi
  • Te Deum                                                                                           Charpentier
  • The Swan                                                                                           Saint-Saens
  • Trumpet Tune                                                                                    Clarke
  • Trumpet Voluntary                                                                              Clarke
  • Waltz from Swan Lake                                                                         Tchaikovsky
  • Wedding March (entrance)                                                                   Wagner
  • Wedding March (exit)                                                                          Mendelssohn

Popular

  • A Moment Like This Leona                                                                   Lewis
  • A Thousand Years                                                                               Christina Perri
  • Aint' Misbehaving                                                                               Wallerbrooks
  • All you need is love                                                                            Beatles
  • Amazing                                                                                           Bruno Mars
  • Ash Grove                                                                                         Traditional
  • At Last Etta                                                                                       James
  • Beyond the Sea                                                                                 Charles Trenet
  • Bitter Sweet Symphony                                                                       The Verve
  • Born to Run                                                                                      Bruce Springsteen
  • Brave                                                                                               Josh Groban
  • Calon Lan                                                                                        Welsh Trad.
  • Can you feel the love tonight                                                              Elton John
  • Carry on my Wayward Son                                                                  Kansas
  • Chasing Cars                                                                                    Snow Patrol
  • City of Blinding Lights                                                                        U2
  • Close to Me                                                                                      The Cure
  • Crazy little thing called love                                                                Queen
  • Dance with me Tonight                                                                       Olly Murs
  • Danny Boy                                                                                        Traditional
  • Diamonds are Forever                                                                        Shirley Bassey
  • Don't stop believing                                                                           Journey
  • Dr Who Main Theme                                                                          Murray Gold
  • Eleanor Rigby                                                                                    Beatles
  • Everlasting Love                                                                                U2
  • Everlong                                                                                           Foo Fighters
  • Foggy Dew                                                                                        Traditional
  • Gabriels Oboe from 'The Mission'                                                        Ennio Morricone
  • Game of Thrones                                                                              Ramin Djawadi
  • God Save the Queen
  • Fields of Gold                                                                                   Sting
  • For the Love of a Princess from Braveheart                                          James Horner
  • From this Moment                                                                            Shania Twain
  • Hallelujah from 'Shrek'
  • Heaven                                                                                          DJ Sammy
  • Help                                                                                              Beatles
  • Hoppipolla Theme from Planet Earth                                                  Sigur Ros
  • I believe in a thing called love                                                          The Darkness
  • I don't want to miss a thing                                                              Aerosmith
  • I Gotta a feeling                                                                              Black Eyed Peas
  • I have a Dream                                                                               Abba
  • I'm Kissing you                                                                               Desree
  • I'm Yours                                                                                       Jason Mraz
  • I See the Light from Tangled                                                           Mandy Moore
  • Imperial Death March                                                                      John Williams
  • In Dreams from 'The Lord of the Rings'                                             Howard Shore
  • Irish Washer Woman                                                                      Traditional
  • Ive got a Golden Ticket                                                                 L. Bricusse & A. Newley
  • Jessica from Top Gear                                                                    Allman Brothers
  • Jurassic Park                                                                                John Williams
  • Just Like Heaven                                                                           The Cure
  • Let it Go from Frozen                                                                     Indina Mendez
  • Life in Technicolor                                                                          Coldplay
  • Lay all your Love                                                                           Abba
  • Love Song for a Vampire                                                               Annie Lennox
  • Love Story                                                                                   Taylor Swift
  • Make you feel my love                                                                  Adele
  • Mamma Mia                                                                                 Abba
  • Mapleleaf Rag                                                                             Scott Joplin
  • May It be from Lord of the Rings                                                    Howard Shore
  • Moon River                                                                                  Mancini
  • Mrs Robinson                                                                              Simon and Garfunkle
  • Myfanwy                                                                                     Welsh Trad.
  • My Funny Valentine                                                                      Rogers and Hart
  • My Hero                                                                                      Foo Fighters
  • Nothing Else Matters                                                                     Metallica
  • Now we are free from Gladiator                                                       Hans Zimmer
  • One Day Like This                                                                        Elbow
  • P.M's Love Theme from 'Love Actually'                                            Craig Armstrong
  • Paradise                                                                                     Coldplay
  • Patience                                                                                     Take That
  • Por Una Cabeza                                                                           Gardel
  • Portugese Love Theme from 'Love Actually'                                     Craig Armstrong
  • Pure Imagination                                                                         L. Bricusse & A.Newley
  • Right Here Waiting                                                                       Richard Marx
  • Roses Theme from Dr Who                                                           Murray Gold
  • Rule The World                                                                            Take That
  • Run                                                                                            Leona Lewis
  • Shine                                                                                          Take That
  • Show me Heaven                                                                          Maria Mckee
  • Skyfall                                                                                         Adele
  • Smoke Get in Your Eyes
  • Somebody to Love                                                                        Queen
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow
  • Somewhere Only we know                                                              Lilly Allen
  • Song Bird                                                                                     Christine McVie
  • Spiderman                                                                                   Michael Buble
  • St Annes Reel                                                                               Traditional
  • Star of County Down                                                                      Irish Trad.
  • Star Wars                                                                                    John Williams
  • Sun and Moon from Miss Saigon                                                     Schonberg
  • Suo Gan                                                                                      Welsh Trad.
  • Sweet Child O Mine                                                                       Guns n Roses
  • Tango                                                                                         Albeniz
  • The Entertainer                                                                             Scott Joplin
  • The Prayer                                                                                   Josh Groban
  • These Days                                                                                  Nico
  • Turning Page from Twilight
  • Welsh National Anthem
  • What a wonderful World                                                                 Weiss & Thiele
  • Wind Beneath my Wings                                                                Bette Midler
  • With or Without You                                                                       U2
  • Wonderwall            

The Welsh String Duo - String Duo Feedback

We want to take this opportunity to say thank you to you both for the fantastic service/music you supplied on our wedding day. We had a lot of compliments about you guys.

Korine Hughes, St Mellons Hotel, Cardiff (January, 2015)

Thank you for the beautiful job that you both done at our wedding!

Soren and Nicola, Wedding at De Courceys Manor (April, 2015)

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