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Highly Strung Quartet



  • String Quartet or Trio
  • Huge repertoire of Classical, Jazz and Pop music
  • Weddings and corporate events catered for


Highly Strung are based in Nottinghamand regularly play accross the Midlands, including Derbyshire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire.

Standard Set Times

  • 1 hour - 4 hours

About this Act

The Highly Strung String Quartet is one of the most renowned quartets in the Midlands. This all female string ensemble have over 13 years experience of playing at weddings and corporate functions.

Highly Strung is a professional, vibrant string quartet with an eclectic playlist mixing classical music with lighter numbers, jazz and popular repertoire. The quartet’s versatile and entertaining repertoire includes music to suit any occasion – from Bach, Beethoven and Bacharach to Damien Rice, Adele, Snow Patrol and the Killers! The string quartet is extremely popular at wedding ceremonies and receptions, civil partnership ceremonies, society dinners, parties, balls, art exhibitions, product launches and corporate events.

The String Quartet has played at weddings and corporate functions in some of the country’s finest venues including Belvoir Castle, Chatsworth House, Burghley House and Wroxhall Abbey. They have played for weddings on Guernsey and in France, for a corporate event in Brussels and performed concerts in the Caribbean including one on the exclusive island of Mustique.

Set List

Air From Water Music – Handel
Air From Suite No 3 – Bach
Alleluja From Exultate Jubilate – Mozart
Andante From Piano Concerto – Mozart
Arioso – Bach
Ave Maria – Bach
Ave Maria – Schubert
Barcarolle – Offenbach
Bist Du Bei Mir – Bach
Bouree From Water Music – Handel
Brandenburg Concerto – Bach
Bridal Chorus -Wagner
Canon – Pachelbel
Clair De Lune – Debussy
Chanson De Matin – Elgar
Chanson De Nuit – Elgar
Chi Mai – Morricone
Coro From The Water Music – Handel
Duet From The Pearl Fishers – Bizet
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik- Mozart
Flower Duet – Delibes
Four Seasons Violin Concertos (Extracts) – Vivaldi
Gabriel’s Oboe – Morricone
Hornpipe From Water Music – Handel
Humoresque – Dvorak
If With All Your Hearts From Elijah – Mendellsohn
Intermezzo From Cavelleria Rusticana – Mascagni
Jesu Joy Of Man’s Desiring – Bach
La Rejouissance – Handel
La Traviata – Verdi
Largo From Winter (The Four Seasons) – Vivaldi
Le Onde – Einaudi
Marriage Of Figaro (Extracts) – Mozart
Minuet – Boccherini
Meditation From Thais – Massenet
My Heart Ever Faithful – Bach
Nimrod – Elgar
Ode To Joy – Beethoven
O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
Palladio – Jenkins
Panis Angelicus – Franck
Pavane – Faure
Queen Of Sheba – Handel
Rondeau (Mouret)
Salut D’Amour – Elgar
Sheep May Safely Graze – Bach
Sleeping Beauty Waltz – Tchaikovsky
Spring From The Four Seasons – Vivaldi
Suite From Fairy Queen – Purcell
Te Deum; Prelude And Tu Devicto – Charpentier
The Girl With The Flaxen Hair – Debussy
Theme From Up – Giacchino
Traumeri – Schumann
Trumpet Tune
Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke
Wachet Auf (Sleepers Wake)- Bach
Water Music (Extracts) – Handel

All I Ask Of You – Lloyd Webber
All Of Me – John Legend
And I Love Her – Beatles
Angels – Robbie Williams
Annie’s Song – Denver
All You Need Is Love – Beatles
A Thousand Years – Christina Perry
At Last – Etta James
Baby – Justin Bieber
Balcony Scene (Romeo & Juliet) – Craig Armstrong
Beautiful Day – U2
Beauty And The Beast Theme – Menkel
Beyond The Sea – Darin
Bittersweet Symphony – The Verve
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams
Can You Feel The Love Tonight – Elton John
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Cherry Pink – Beltran
Close To You – Bacharach
Come On Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Country Club – Joplin
Edelweiss – Rodgers And Hammerstein
El Choclo – Villoldo
Evergreen – Will Young
Everything I Do – Bryan Adams
Feather Theme From Forrest Gump – Silvestri
Feeling Good – Nina Simone
Fields Of Gold – Sting
Flying Without Wings- Westlife
Fly Me To The Moon – Howard
Game Of Thrones Theme – Dijawadi
God Only Knows – Beach Boys
Good Riddance – Greenday
Greatest Day – Take That
Grow Old With Me – Tom Odell
Halo – Beyonce
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Here Comes The Sun – Beatles
Hey Jude – Beatles
Hghway To Hell - ACDC
How Long Will I Love You –/Ellie Goulding
I Could Have Danced All Night – Lerner & Leowe
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
In The Mood- Glen Miller
Iris –Goo Goo Dolls
I Want To Hold Your Hand – Beatles
It Must Be Love – Madness
Its All About You – Mcfly
Jeeves And Wooster Theme – Dudley
Jurassic Park Theme – John Williams
Kissing You – Desree
La Cumparsita – Rodriguez
La Paloma – Iradier

Lara’s Theme – Jarre
Let Me Call You Sweetheart – Friedman
Lets Face The Music – Nat King Cole
Love Story – Taylor Swift
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Mamma Mia – Abba
Mack The Knife – Darin
Mardy Bum – Arctic Monkeys
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Match Of The Day Theme – Stoller
Nobody Does It Better – Carly Simon
Moon River – Mancini
Moondance – Van Morrison
My Girl – The Temptations
Nobody Does It Better – Carly Simon
Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
Oh, Pretty Woman – Orbison
One Day Like This – Elbow
Only Girl In The World – Rihanna
Paradise – Coldplay
Paragon Rag – Joplin
Por Una Cabeza – Gardel
PM’s Love Theme (Love Actually) – Armstrong
Quando Quando Quando – Tony Renis
Rule The World – Take That
She – Costello
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Slipping Through My Fingers – Abba
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
Stand By Me – Benny King
Start Me Up – Jagger & Richards
Sway – Dean Martin
Thank You For The Music – Abba
That’s Amore – Warren
Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran
The Chain – Fleetwood Mac
The Rose – Amanda Mcbroom
Theme From ‘Up’ – Giacchino
Think Of Me – Andrew Lloyd Webber
This Year’s Love – David Gray
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson
Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
Viva La Vida – Coldplay
We Found Love – Rihanna
Wedding Procession – Rodgers And Hammerstein
Whatever – Oasis
When I’m 64 – The Beatles
With Or Without You – U2
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Wonderful World – Wiele & Theiss
Wonderwall – Oasis
You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban
You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
You’re My First My Last My Everything – Barry White
You’re So Cool – Zimmer


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