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Trovatori

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Overview

  • Classically trained soprano and tenor duo
  • Repertoire includes a wide range of music from classical, opera, film music and pop
  • Perform as a self-accompanied duo on classical guitars
  • Ideal for weddings, parties and private events

Location

Trovatori are based in Ludlow and regularly perform around the West Midlands, but also travel around the UK and internationally for work if required.

Standard Set Times

  • 20 minutes (no break)
  • 30 minutes (no break)
  • 45 minutes (no break)
  • 1 hr - 2 x 20 minutes (15-20 minute break)
  • 1 hr - 2 x 30 minutes (15-20 minute break)
  • 1 hr - 3 x 20 minutes (2 x 15-20 minute breaks)
  • 1 hr 30 minutes (20-30 minute break)

About this Act

Trovatori are Darren & Caroline Clarke, a classically trained tenor and soprano who specialise in performing beautiful, romantic music from around the world accompanied on their classical, electroacoustic guitars. They perform their own arrangements songs and duets from many genres including opera, Neapolitan songs, classical crossover, music theatre, film themes, folk and ballads. Tailoring their sets to suit each client's requirements, this unique duo will provide beautiful, bespoke entertainment of the highest quality for any event.

Trovatori's career so far has seen them perform internationally at private venues, concert halls and resorts as well as regularly performing as guest artists for cruise companies including Cunard, Saga and P&O. Nationally they perform at weddings, corporate and private events as well as for music festivals, theatres and music societies.

Set List

Wedding ceremonies:

Ave Maria - Schubert
Panis Angelicus - Franck
Pie Jesu - Franck
Pie Jesu - Lloyd-Webber
Pur ti miro - Monteverdi
O mio babbino caro - Puccini
Barcarolle - Offenbach
Nella Fantasia - Morricone/Ferrau
Parla più piano - Rota/Kusik
Con te partiro - Sartoro/Quarantotto
The rose - McBroom
Annie's song - Denver
Shenandoah - Trad.
O sole mio - di Capua/Capurro
Brindisi - Verdi
Deh vieni, non tardar - Mozart
Una furtiva lagrima - Donizetti
A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square - Maschwitz/Sherwin

Cabaret Set:
(A mix of opera, classical, Neapolitan, folk, film themes and ballads.)
Barcarolle - Offenbach
Habanera - Bizet
A vucchella - Tosti
Brindisi - Verdi
El condor pasa - Robles/Simon & Garfunkel
La Paloma - Yradier
Funiculi, funicula - Denza/Turco
Santa Lucia - Trad.
Plaisir d'amour - Martini
Parla più piano - Rota/Kusik
O mio babbino caro - Puccini
Nella fantasia - Morricone/Ferrau
La ci darem - Mozart
Granada - Lara
O Danny boy - Weatherly
Suo gân - Trad.
Torna a Surriento - De Curtis
O sole mio - Di Capua/Capurro

Italian evening (30 MINS - 1 HR 30 MINS)
A mix of opera, Neapolitan song and film themes

Funiculi, funicula - Denza/Turco
Santa Lucia - Trad.
O surdato 'nnamorato - Cannio/Califano
Deh vieni alla finestra - Mozart
La ci darem - Mozart
Quando m’en vo - Puccini
Deh vieni, non tardar - Mozart
Gia il sole dal gange - Scarlatti
Torna a Surriento - De Curtis
Parigi o cara - Verdi
Brindisi - Verdi
La donna e mobile - Verdi
A vucchella - Tosti
O mio babbino caro - Puccini
O sole mio - di Capua/Capurro
Con te partiro (Time to say goodbye) - Sartoro/Quarantotto

"Songs from here, there and everywhere." (1 HR – 1 HR 30 MINS)
A mix of opera, art songs, film themes and folk

Granada - Lara
El condor pasa - Robles/Simon & Garfunkel
Once I had a sweetheart - Trad.
Gia il sole dal gange - Scarlatti
Annie’s song - Denver
Moon river - Mancini
Shenandoah - Trad.
Beautiful dreamer - Foster
O mio babbino caro - Puccini
A vucchella - Tosti
Habanera - Bizet
Parla più piano - Rota/Kusik
Nella fantasia - Morricone/Ferrau
O Danny boy - Weatherly
Down by the salley gardens - Hughes/Yeats
Wild mountain thyme - McPeake
Waly waly - Trad.
O sole mio - di Capua/Capurro

Lineup

  • Duo consisting of 2 x vocals and 2 x guitars

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