Elegant String Ensembles

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Articulate Strings are a vivacious, young and talented group of musicians, who pride themselves on their professionalism and musical excellence.  The quartet members are all scholars of either the Royal College of Music or the Royal Academy.  They perform in many capacities; for concerts, recordings and background functions and are available to hire as a Duo, Trio and Quartet.

Articulate Strings have given recitals at numerous prestigious London venues, including St James Piccadilly, St Martin in the Fields and the National Gallery.  In addition, they have recorded for many film composers and have been used to create a documentary soundtrack for Channel 4.  The group has also enjoyed television appearances on BBC 1, More4 and the History Channel.

Each variation of the ensemble (Articulate String Quartet, Trio and Duo) has an extensive repertoire and members of the group are very happy to tailor their programmes and accommodate special musical requests where possible.

The group has extensive experience in background music functions, playing at high profile events attended by the Queen, Prince William and numerous celebrities.  Past venues for weddings and corporate functions include Clarendon House, Alexandra Palace, HMS Belfast, Wallace Collection, Kensington Palace, Kensington Orangery, Claridges, Chelsea Football Club, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, Boodles, Syon House, the RAC Club and the Pall Mall Club.

Of particular note, the ensemble was selected to play for the prestigious opening of the Royal Courts of Justice in Parliament Square.  They were also employed to play at the openings of the Rothko Exhibition (Tate Modern) and Darwin Exhibition (Natural History Museum).

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Music

Repertoire

Eine Kleine Nachtmusick- Mozart
Bridal Chorus- Wagner
Wedding March- Mendelssohn
Air on G String- Bach
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba- Handel
Pachelbel’s Canon- Pachelbel
Divertimento in D- Mozart
Chanson de Matin- Elgar
Salut d’amor- Elgar
Humoresque- Dvorak
Sleepers’ Wake- Bach
Four Seasons- Vivaldi
Panis Angelicus- Franck
Minuet- Boccherini
Arioso BWV1056- JS Bach
Ombre mai fu (Largo)- Handel
Sleeping Beauty Waltz- Tchaikovsky
Dance of the Reed Pipes- Tchaikovsky
Blue Danube- J. Strauss
Traumerei- Schumann
Quartet in C major (KV 157- Mozart)
Nocturne- Borodin
Andante (from Piano Concerto no. 21)- Mozart
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy- Tchaikovsky
Meditation- Massenet
O Mio Babbino Caro- Puccini
The Four Seasons- Vivaldi

Country Club (Scott Joplin)
Moon River
Bohemian Rhapsody
One hand, One heart (Westside Story)
Sunrise, Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof)
Paragon Rag
Blue Moon
Perfect Day
Let’s Do It
Fly Me to the Moon
Yesterday
Wonderful WOrld
I Love you baby
Hey Jude
You Belong to Me
Danny Boy
I’ve got rhythm
Embraceable you
Anything Goes- Cole Porter
Penny Lane- Beatles
With a Little Help from my Friends- Beatles
Well, Did You Evah- Cole Porter
Someone to watch over you

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