The Chaminade String Quartet - String Quartet

This quartet was formed in 1996 and has since enjoyed an increasing reputation as one of London’s premier string sections. A well established, versatile, all female string quartet drawn from three of the capital’s foremost music colleges. The individual members of the quartet have a wealth of experience within the classical and contemporary music fields. They have worked with an enormous variety of artists from Pavarotti to Robbie Williams, their involvement covering live performances, touring, recording and TV dates.

They has given many recitals throughout the UK and as individual musicians work regularly in the West End and with leading orchestras including English National Opera, the Royal Philharmonic, BBC Concert Orchestra, Royal Northern Ballet and the English Symphony Orchestra. Both as a Quartet and as individuals, they have performed at many of London’s most prestigious venues, including the Albert Hall, Southbank Centre and the Barbican.

Weddings, parties and functions
With such a wide experience in both classical and contemporary fields, it is no surprise that the they have found themselves much in demand for high profile functions. The quartet has performed at weddings and events across the country as well as at many of the top venues and hotels in London. Venues include St James’ Palace, The Natural History Museum, Earls Court, The House of Lords, The BT Tower, Claridges and The Ritz. With a vast repertoire to draw from, whether you prefer the elegance and romantic charm of the standard classics to accompany your wedding day, or a more upbeat collection of light jazz and contemporary music to add extra sparkle to your corporate function, this act has something to offer all tastes.


 

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The Chaminade String Quartet - String Quartet Repertoire

Classical

  • Bach Air on a G String
  • Bach Arie
  • Bach Arioso
  • Bach Double Violin Concerto
  • Bach Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
  • Bach Sarabande (French Suite)
  • Bach Suite in D Major
  • Bach-Gounod Ave Maria
  • Borodin 1st Polovtsian Dance
  • Chopin Grande Valse Brillante
  • Clarke Trumpet Voluntary
  • Corelli Christmas Concerto
  • Delibes Lakme Flower Duet
  • Dvorak Humoresque
  • Elgar Chanson de Matin
  • Elgar Chanson de Nuit
  • Elgar Nimrod
  • Elgar Salut D’Amour
  • Faure Dolly Suite
  • Faure Pavane
  • Franck Panis Angelicus
  • Grieg Norwegian Dance No. 2
  • Grieg Norwegian Dance No. 3
  • Grieg Waltz Op. 12
  • Grieg Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
  • Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Handel Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 5
  • Handel Firework Music
  • Handel Hornpipe
  • Handel Largo
  • Handel Suite
  • Handel Water Music
  • Haydn Divertimento No. 4
  • Haydn Oboe Concerto
  • Haydn Serenade
  • Holst The Planets
  • J Strauss Blue Danube Waltz
  • J Strauss Pizzicato Polka
  • J Strauss Radetzky March
  • Lulli French Classics
  • Mascagni Intermezzo
  • Massenet Meditation
  • Mendelssohn Wedding March
  • Mouret Rondeau
  • Mozart Ave Verum Corpus
  • Mozart Divertimentos Nos. 1, 2 & 3
  • Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
  • Mozart Lodi Quartets Nos, 1, 2, 3 & 4
  • Mozart Magic Flute Overture
  • Mozart Marriage of Figaro Overture
  • Mozart Menuetto
  • Nardini Quartet
  • Offenbach Barcarolle
  • Pachelbel Canon
  • Puccini O Mio Babbino Caro
  • PucciniNessun Dorma
  • Purcell Chacony
  • Purcell Trumpet Tune
  • Purcell Two Rondeaux
  • Saint-Saens The Swan
  • Schubert Ave Maria
  • Schumann Traumerei
  • Sheila Nelson Suite
  • Shostakovitch The Gadfly
  • Stamitz Quartet
  • Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite
  • Verdi Force of Destiny
  • Verdi La Traviata
  • Vivaldi Four Seasons
  • Wagner Wedding March (Here Comes the Bride)

Light Repertoire

  • A Foggy Day
  • Albeniz Tango
  • All I Ask of You
  • All you need  is Love ( The Beatles)
  • America (West Side Story)
  • Anything Goes
  • Armageddon (theme)
  • As Time Goes By
  • Ashokan Farewell
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Begin the Bguine
  • Blue Moon
  • Blue Tango
  • Charade
  • Chicago
  • Cock Linnet
  • Come in from the Rain
  • Dam Busters March
  • Day Tripper (The Beatles)
  • Diamonds are Forever
  • Do It Again
  • Don’t wanna miss a Thing (Armageddon)
  • El Choclo Tango
  • Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles)
  • Embraceable You
  • Endless Love
  • Evergreen
  • Every Time We Say Goodbye
  • Face the Music & Dance
  • Faulty Towers
  • Feelings
  • Fly me to the Moon
  • For Your Eyes Only
  • Forgotten Dreams
  • Getting Sentimental Over You
  • Gimme, Gimme, Gimme! (Abba)
  • Greensleeves
  • Hello
  • Hello Dolly
  • I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
  • I Don’t Know How to Love Him
  • I Dreamed a Dream
  • I Feel Pretty
  • I Got Rhythm
  • I Love Paris
  • Inspector Morse
  • Irish Medley
  • Irish Sherry
  • It Don’t Mean a Thing
  • It Had to be You
  • Jeeves & Wooster
  • Kissing You (Des’ree)
  • La Bamba
  • La Cumparsita
  • La Vie en Rose
  • Lady in Red
  • Let’s Do It
  • Makin’ Whoopee
  • Mama Mia (Abba)
  • Manha de Carnival
  • Maria (West Side Story)
  • Memory (Cats)
  • Misty
  • Moon River
  • Moonlight & Roses
  • Moonlight in Vermont
  • Music of the Night (Phantom)
  • My Funny Valentine
  • New York, New York
  • O Sole Mio
  • On the Street Where You Live
  • One Hand, One Heart (West Side Story)
  • Over the Rainbow
  • Pennies from Heaven
  • Por Una Cabeza
  • Romeo & Juliet
  • S’Wonderful
  • Send  in the Clowns
  • She
  • Singin’ in the Rain
  • Someone to Watch Over Me
  • Somewhere (West Side Story)
  • Spread a Little Happiness
  • Stardust
  • Stormy Weather
  • Suddenly
  • Summertime
  • Swansea
  • That’s Amore
  • The Godfather
  • The Liberty Bell
  • The Pink Panther
  • The Time of My Life (Dirty Dancing)
  • Time to Say Goodbye
  • Tonight (West Side Story)
  • Trisch-Trasch Polka
  • Truly
  • Unchained Melody
  • When I Fall in Love
  • With One Look
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone

Classical Repertoire for your ceremony

Entrance of the Bride and Exit of the Bride & Groom:

  • Clarke Trumpet Voluntary
  • Grieg Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
  • Handel Water Music  ‘Hornpipe’
  • Handel Firework Music ‘Bourree’
  • Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Mendessohn Wedding March
  • Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik ‘1st Movt’
  • Pachelbel Canon
  • Purcell Trumpet Tune
  • Vivaldi Four Seasons
  • Wagner Bridal Chorus

The Signing:

  • Bach Arie
  • Bach Air on a G String = Perfect for signing
  • Bach Arioso
  • Bach Double Violin Concerto ‘Slow Movt’
  • Boccherini Minuet
  • Borodin Polovtsian Dance
  • Delibes Flower Duet
  • Dvorak Humoresque
  • Elgar Chanson de Matin
  • Faure Pavane
  • Mozart Divertimento’s Nos. 1, 2 & 3
  • Offenbach Barcarolle
  • Shostakovitch Romance
  • Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite
  • Verdi La Forza del Destino
  • Vivaldi Four Seasons

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Our guests all loved you and the music that you played for us really did help to make our big day the most perfect day of our lives

Charlotte & Mike,

Your music was exquisite and really added to the ambience of the evening

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Thank you for your wonderful performance at our wedding and for making our day so special

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