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Lydian String Quartet

The Lydian String Quartet is Yorkshire's finest and most established string quartet with the experience to create a wonderful atmosphere for an event. The perfect choice for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies, business or private functions.

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Set List / Repertoire

Popular
All I Ask of You
All the Things You Are
All You Need Is Love
Anything Goes
Bill
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Bond Medley
Born Free
Champagne Supa Nova
Cock Linnet
Country Club Rag (Joplin)
Don't Cry For Me Argentina
Easy Winners
Eleanor Rigby
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Hard Days Night
If I Were A Rich man
I Won't Dance
Harry Lime Theme
Homage to Irving Berlin
Jalousie Tango
I Dreamed A Dream
I Know Him So Well
If You Knew Suzie
I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
Imagine
I'm Walking In The Air
Fly Me To The Moon
La Paloma
Lady Madonna
Leaning on a Lampost
Let's Do It
Love is Here to Stay
Love Story
Makin' Whoopee
Memory
Moonlight and Roses
Moon River
Music of The Night
My Funny Valentine
My Heart Will Go On
Oblivion
Oh Lady Be Good
Palladio
Paragon Rag
Pennies from Heaven
Penny Lane
Ragtime Dance (Joplin)
Roseleaf Rag (Joplin)
Sailing
Send in the Clowns
Someone to Watch Over Me
Something
Speak Softly Love
Strangers In The Night
S'Wonderful
Summertime
Sunrise Sunset
Those Were The Days
The Folks Who Live On a Hill
Thank You for the Music
Tango
Walking in The Air
Whatever
When I'm 64
Yesterday


Jazz
Anderson - Forgotten Dreams; Blue Tango; Belle of the Ball; Jazz Pizzicato
Berlin - Let's Face the Music and Dance; Anything You Can Do; They Say It's Wonderful
Donaldson - Makin Whoopee
Ellington - Satin Doll; Mood Indigo
Etta James - At Last
Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me; Fly Me to The Moon; My Way; Strangers in the Night; Singing in the Rain; You'll Never Walk Alone
Garner - Misty
Gershwin - Someone to Watch Over Me; Summertime; Love is Here to Stay; I Can’t Dance; I got Rhythm
Howard - Fly me to the Moon
Hupfeld - As Time Goes By
Johnston - Pennies From Heaven
Joplin - Entertainer; Country Club; Paragon Rag,
Jones - It Had to Be You
Lawrence - Beyond the Sea
Mancini - Moon River
Cole Porter - Anything Goes; Let's Do It; Everytime We Say Goodbye
Rodgers - My Funny Valentine;  Blue Moon
Weiss - What a Wonderful World
Willson - Till There Was You
Wright/Lewis - When a Man Loves A Woman

Classical/Light Classical 
Full range of classical pieces and wedding marches etc

2 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Lydian String Quartet were very professional. I would highly recommend them....

5 stars - Lydian String Quartet are Highly Recommended booked Lydian String Quartet for their Wedding in West Yorkshire

“Lydian String Quartet were very professional. I would highly recommend them.”


I just wanted to say how impressed I have been by your service. Firstly the eff...

5 stars - Lydian String Quartet are Highly Recommended booked Lydian String Quartet for their event

“I just wanted to say how impressed I have been by your service. Firstly the efficiency of finding exactly what we wanted, secondly in providing such full and clear details. Finally the artist, Roger was perfect. I will certainly use your services again and recommend them to everyone. ”

Prices

Price from £577 + travel from West Yorkshire

Based on 4 members performing up to 3 hours of background music

  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £577
  • North West From £641
  • North East From £705

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Performance Times

Ceremony (Civil upto 60mins).

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Ceremony (Church upto 90mins)

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Drinks OR Meal (2 hour period)

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Drinks AND Meal (upto 4 hour period)


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Ceremony AND Meal (5 hour period including waiting between)


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Ceremony, Drinks + Meal (5 hour period)


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Upto 1 hour background music

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Upto 2 hours background music

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Upto 3 hours background music

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Requirements

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Lineup

Default lineup: 4 members

String Quartet: violin, violin, viola, cello

Full Biography

Live music can enhance and transform any ceremony or occasion. The quartet's repertoire ranges from the sophistication of Bach, the sparkle of Mozart, operatic classics, right through to entertaining and witty arrangements of Scott Joplin, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, The Beatles, Oasis and many more.

Their regular venues include Castle Howard, Harewood House, Ripon Cathedral, Hazlewood Castle, the Devonshire Arms and numerous other country estates, hotels and churches throughout the region.

Lydian String Quartet pride themselves on their rapport with their audience. The groups prime concern is always to provide the type of entertainment their clients wish for and are happy to tailor their repertoire to suit the clients' wishes.

The quartets experience as professional musicians includes working with the English National Ballet, Opera North, the National Festival Orchestra, Manchester Concert Orchestra, Carl Rosa operatic company, and the Granada television studios. They have worked with such diverse artists as Lesley Garrett and Bonnie Langford and we are well known for their versatility. As a quartet they have been performing since 1989 and given recitals both at home a abroad.

Since its formation, the Lydian String Quartet has featured in Yorkshire Television's popular series "A Touch of Frost", appeared in a major cable TV feature, performed on various occasions in Hamm in Germany and have appeared live on stage with the rock band Smokie.

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