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Strelitzia String Quartet

Music

Overview

  • String quartet - Acoustic or electric
  • Repertoire ranges from Bach and Mozart to the Beatles, the Killers, Oasis. They tailor what is played to your event.
  • Bollywood repertoire also available

Location

Manchester based and generally working within 75 miles of the city.

Standard Set Times

  • Anything from 1 hour to a wedding day rate (30 mins pre ceremony, ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast, the finish time being the serving of coffee after the meal, up to a maximum of 6 hours)

About this Act

Strelitzia is a professional string quartet located within the North of England. All musicians are graduates of the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music. Since 2002 the quartet has performed for around 40 Weddings, functions and events each year. They can cater to a broad range of musical tastes and can perform music ranging from Baroque/Classical to Pop/Jazz and Bollywood. They are happy to give suggestions for music choices and talk through any ideas you may have. The dress code is dinner or black suits for the men and all black for the ladies.

As well as performing for Weddings and Civil Partnerships, Strelitzia's corporate clients include Yamaha, Yorkshire Bank, Ernst & Young and Manchester United. Should any member of the group be unavailable for a booking they will be replaced by a deputy drawn from a select group of exceptional professional musicians. As freelance players members and deputies of Strelitzia play with world-class orchestras such as the Hallé, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

Please state whether you are enquiring about the acoustic set up or electric set up. A quote will be given for the acoustic set up unless otherwise stated.

Set List

Classical/Baroque:

Jesu joy of mans desire Bach
Gavotte Bach
Brandenburg Concerto no2 Bach
Brandenburg Bach
Air from Suite No8 in D Bach
Minuetto Boccherini
Water Music Suite No 1 Handel
Sarabande & 2 Var Handel
Music for the Royal Fireworks Handel
Hornpipe from Water Music Handel
Halleluia Chorus from Messiah Handel
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Handel
Aria from Xerxes Handel
Allegro II Handel
Alla Siciliana Handel
Wedding Processional from Figaro Mozart
Rondo Alla Turca Mozart
Divertimento III Mozart
Divertimento II Mozart
Divertimento I Mozart
Alleluja from Exultate Jubilate Mozart
Complete String Quartets Band II Mozart
Quartet Numbers:
11 Mozart
12 Mozart
13 Mozart
14 Mozart
15 Mozart
16 Mozart
17 Mozart
18 Mozart
19 Mozart
20 Mozart
21 Mozart
22 Mozart
23 Mozart
24 Mozart
25 Mozart
26 Mozart
Canon Pachelbel
Spring Vivaldi
Romantic/Classical/Impressionist:
Minuet in G Major Beethoven
Habanera from Carmen Bizet
Notturno Borodin
Hungarian Dance No5 Brahms
Hoe Down from Rodeo Copeland
Clair De Lune Debussy
Prelude from Suite Bergamasque Debussy
Flower Duet from Lakme Delibes
Humoresque Dvorak
Serenade for Strings Elgar
Salut d'amour Elgar
Chanson de Matin Elgar
Chanson de Nuit Elgar
Tango Por Una Cabeza Gardel
Ave Maria Gounod
Spanish Dance Granados
Norwegian Dance No2 Grieg
Praludium (Holberg) Grieg
Toss The Feathers Irish Reel
Palladio Jenkins
Chardas Monti
Offenbach Melodies Offenbach
Barcarolle Offenbach
Two Rondeaux Purcell
Bolero Ravel
Galop from William Tell Overture Rossini
Traumerei Schumann
Loch Lomond Scotch Air
Pizzicato Polka Strauss
Fledermaus Waltzes Strauss
The Beautiful Blue Danube Strauss
Emperor Waltz Strauss
Dark Eyes Trad
Turkey in the Straw Trad
Irish Tune from County Derry Trad
Country Gardens Trad
Irish Sherry Trad
Greensleeves Trad.
Fawlty Towers Wilson
Opera:
O Mio Babbino Caro Puccini
Andantino La forza del destino Verdi
Drinking Song (La Traviata) Verdi
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana Mascagni
Au Fond du Temple Saint (“The Pearl Fishers”) Bizet
Wedding Procession from “The Marriage of Figaro” Mozart
Meditation (“Thais”) Massenet
La Donna e Mobile Verdi
Musical:
One Hand, One Heart Bernstein
Some Enchanted Evening Hammerstein
Smoke gets in your eyes Kern
Three Little Maids from School Sullivan
Music of the Night Webber
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Sherwin
All I Ask Of You Webber
Don't Cry for me, Argentina Webber
Hymns:
A Mighty Fortress is Our God
Amazing Grace
Be Thou My Vision
Modern/Pop:
One Day Like This – Elbor
Mr Brightside – Killers
Wonderwall – Oasis
Empire State of Mind
Plink, Plank, Plunk! Anderson
The Waltzing Cat Anderson
Forgotten Dreams Anderson
The Typewriter Anderson
Blue Tango Anderson
Fiddle-Faddle Anderson
Jazz Legato Anderson
The Syncopated Clock Anderson
Somewhere over the Rainbow Arlen
She Aznavour
(They long to be)
Close To You Bacharach
We Have All The Time In The World Barry
Alexander's Ragtime Band Berlin
Maria Bernstein
One Hand, One Heart Bernstein
Heroes Bowie
Let's Face the Music Cole
Cock Linnet Collins
Funiculi Funicula Denza
Take Five Desmond
Kissing You (Romeo & Juliet) Desree
Makin' Whoopee Donaldson
Leaning on a Lamppost Gay
The Man I Love Gershwin
Summertime Gershwin
A Foggy Day Gershwin
Somebody Loves Me Gershwin
By Strauss Gershwin
Swanee Gershwin
Someone to Watch
Over Me Gershwin
Embraceable You Gershwin
I Got Rhythm Gershwin
They Can't Take That
Away From Me Gershwin
Nobody Does it Better Hamlisch
When You Wish Upon a Star Harline
Come Fly With Me Heusen
Pennies From Heaven Johnson
It Had To Be You Jones
Smoke gets in your eyes Kern
Moonlight and Roses Lemare
The Tryst McMillan
Have I Told You Lately? Morrision
Whatever Oasis
Saeterjentens Sondag Ole Bull
El Relicario Padilla
Anything Goes Porter
Let's Do It Porter
Every Time We Say Good-Bye Porter
Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen
Perfect Day Reed
My Funny Valentine Rodgers
La Cumparsita Rodriguez
Lullaby of Birdland Shearing
A Nightingale Sang
in Berkeley Square Sherwin
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Sherwin
Gadfly Shostakovich
Moonlight In Vermont Suessdorf
Bittersweet Symphony The Verve
Hava Nagila Trad (Jewish)
From This Moment On Twain
Music of the Night Webber
All I Ask Of You Webber
What a Wonderful World Weiss
Can't Help Falling in Love Weiss
You Do Something To Me Weller
You're the First, the Last My Everything White
Theme from Schindler's List Williams
Angels Williams
God Only Knows (Beach Boys) Wilson
Beyond the Sea
Unchained Melody (Ghost)
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Teddy Bears' Picnic
Blue Moon
Fly Me To The Moon
Teddy Bears (Vsn2)
Rags:
The Entertainer Joplin
Ragtime Dance Joplin
Country Club Joplin
Paragon Rag Joplin
Roseleaf Rag Joplin
Movie/TV Themes:
Theme from The Godfather Rota
What a Wonderful World (James Bond) Weiss
Unchained Melody (Ghost)
Kissing You (Romeo & Juliet) Desree
Braveheart Theme
A Whole New World Menken
Fawlty Towers
Monty Python's Flying Circus Sousa
Umstairs Downstairs Faris
Melody from 'The Sting' Joplin
When You Wish Upon a Star (“Pinocchio”) Harline
James Bond Theme from 'Dr No' Barry
We Have All The Time In The World (“On her Majesty's Secret Service”) Barry
Gabriel's Oboe (“The Mission”) Morricone
Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence
Upstairs Downstairs (The Edwardians) Faris
Laurel & Hardy
Theme from 'The A-Team'
Beatles:
All you need is Love - Beatles
Rocky Raccoon - Beatles
Hey Jude - Beatles
Yesterday - Beatles
Penny Lane - Beatles
When I'm 64 - Beatles
With A Little Help from My Friends - Beatles
Eleanor Rigby - Beatles
A Hard Day's Night - Beatles
The Long and Winding Road - Beatles
Yesterday (2nd vsn) - Beatles
Let It Be - Beatles
Till There Was You - Beatles
Rocky Raccoon - Beatles
Wedding Marches:
All you need is Love - Beatles
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
Hornpipe from Water Music - Handel
Canon - Pachelbel
Trumpet Tune - Purcell
Bridal Chorus - Wagner
Wedding March - Mendelssohn
Christmas:
Christmas Carols for String Quartet
Joy To The World - Handel
Silent Night Gruber
Jingle Bells
Winter Wonderland - Bernard
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Marks
White Christmas - Berlin

Lineup

  • String Quartet: 2 x Violins, 1 x Viola, 1 x Cello

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