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Matthew The Violinist

Passionately ensuring the beauty of the violin is accessible to all, British violinist Matthew performs stunning arrangements of well-known songs from Classical, Pop, Film, Musical, Swing & more! Perfect for setting a memorable & beautiful atmosphere for your special occasion. As seen on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, Glastonbury & more!

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Set List / Repertoire

Air – Bach
Ave Maria – Gounod
Bridal Chorus – Wagner
Canon – Pachelbel
Chanson de Matin – Elgar
Chanson de Nuit – Elgar
Clair de Lune – Debussy
Flower Duet – Delibes
Greensleeves – Traditional English
Intermezzo – Mascagni
Loch Lomond – Scotch Air
O Sole Mio – Rinaldo di Capua
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach
Meditation from Thaïs - Massenet
Nessun Dorma – Puccini
Nimrod – Elgar
Nocturne in E Flat Major - Chopin
Ode to Joy – Beethoven
Palladio – Jenkins
Salut d’amour – Elgar
Sheep May Safely Grace - Bach
Spring – Vivaldi
Trumpet Tune – Purcell
Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke
Water Music – Handel
Winter – Vivaldi
Wedding March – Mendelssohn

All of Me - John Legend
All You Need Is Love – Beatles
All My Life – K-Ci & Jo Jo
Angels – Robbie Williams
As – George Michael & MJB
Bittersweet Symphony – Verve
California Dreamin - Mamas and Papas
Can You Feel the Love Tonight - Elton John
Can’t Help Falling in Love - Elvis
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Clocks - Coldplay
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Freddie Mercury
Diamonds Are Forever – Barry/Bassy
Don’t Look Back in Anger – Oasis
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith
Empire State of Mind – Alicia Keys/Jay Z
Fields of Gold – Sting
Free Fallin’ – Petty, Tom
God Only Knows – Brian Wilson
Golden Brown - Stranglers
Greatest Day – Take That
Guaglione – Perez Prado
Halleluja – Jeff Buckley
Halo - Beyonce
Here Comes The Sun – Beatles
Heroes – Bowie
Hey Jude – Beatles
Hoppipolla – Sigur Ros
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Golding
I Giorni – Einaudi
I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles – Doris Day
Isn’t She Lovely? – Stevie Wonder
Kissing You – Desree
Let it Be – Beatles
Love Theme - Romeo & Juliet
The Long and Winding Road – Beatles
Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Mr Brightside – Killers
Masterplan – Oasis
One Day Like This – Elbow
Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
Rule The World – Take That
She – Elvis Costello
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Somewhere Only We Know – Keane
Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Eva Cassidy version
Street Spirit – Radiohead
Ten Storey Love Song – Stone Roses
This Charming Man – The Smiths
Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Whatever – Oasis
When I’m Sixty Four – Beatles
With or Without You – U2
Wonderwall – Oasis
Yellow - Coldplay
You’ve Got The Love – Candi Station

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square – Sherwin
Beyond the Sea – Jack Lawrence
Blue Moon – Richard Rodgers
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You–Andy Williams
Close to You – Burt Bacharach
Come Fly With Me – Jimmy Van Heusen
Embraceable You – Gershwin
Forgotten Dreams – Leroy Anderson
I Got Rhythm – Gershwin
It Had to be You – Jones/Kahn
It Don’t Mean a Thing - Ella Fitzgerald
L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole
Let’s Face The Music – Nat King Cole
Moonlight in Vermont – Karl Suessdorf
My Funny Valentine – Richard Rodgers
Nobody Does it Better – Marvin Hamlisch
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes – Jerome Kern
Someone to Watch Over Me – Gershwin
Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Harold Arlen
Summertime – Gershwin
Swanee – Gershwin
The Man I Love – Gershwin
We Have all The time in The World – John Barry
What a Wonderful World – Weiss/Thiele

TV & Film
All I Ask of You (Phantom of the Opera) – Andrew Lloyd Webber
Can You Feel the Love Tonight (The Lion King) – Elton John
Dawn (Pride & Prejudice) - Burgon
Diamonds are Forever (James Bond) – John Barry
Don’t Want to Miss a Thing (Armageddon) – Aerosmith
Gabriel’s Oboe The Mission – Ennio Morricone
Game of Thrones Theme
Glasgow Love Song (Love Actually)- Craig Armstrong
Imperial March (Star Wars) – John Williams
I’ll Be There For You (Friends) - Rembrandts
Kissing You - Desree
Lara’s Theme (Dr Zhivago) – Maurice Jarre
Ladies in Lavender Theme - Nigel Hess
Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence – Sakamoto/Bowie
Million Dreams - The Greatest Showman
Now We Are Free (Gladiator) – Hans Zimmer
Pelaggia’s Song (Captain’s Corelli’s Mandolin) – Warbeck
Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
She (Notting Hill) – Elvis Costello
Schindler’s List (Theme) – John Williams
The Godfather (Theme) – Nino Rota
This Is Me - The Greatest Showman

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Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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“From the initial enquiry through to our wedding Matthew’s service was excellent, he was so helpful and offered lots of advice and recommendations throughout the lead up to our wedding (not just on the music choices!). We can’t recommend Matthew enough - he set the perfect scene for our wedding ceremony.”

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5 stars - Matthew The Violinist are Highly Recommended
booked Matthew The Violinist for their Wedding

“Wow! What a truly memorable experience to have had Matthew perform for our wedding ceremony. Your stunningly beautiful playing was the talk of the drinks reception!! Thank you once again, you made our day.”


Price from £548 + travel from Greater Manchester

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  • East Midlands From £597
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  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £597
  • Republic of Ireland From £608
  • North East From £613
  • South West From £623
  • East of England From £632
  • South East From £640
  • Scotland From £648
  • Northern Ireland From £746

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Full Biography

Passionate about ensuring the beauty of the classical violin is accessible to all, British violinist Matthew has commissioned transcriptions and unique arrangements of well-known songs from Classical, Pop, Film, Swing and Musicals and more. Matt’s fresh and vibrant performing style lends itself perfectly for truly memorable and beautiful renditions of well known popular songs.

An accomplished musician, Matt has a wealth of experience performing internationally at glamorous celebrity weddings, VIP product launches and private parties. Matt has appeared on national and international TV leading string sections for shows such as BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, Eurovision Song Contest and XFactor. Alongside this, he has performed on stage with artists such as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lewis Capaldi and Il Divo. Music festival appearances have included BBC Proms and Glastonbury.

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The perfect choice for wedding ceremonies, product launches and private parties, Matt creates and performs the perfect live playlist to suit any special occasion.

Matt always encourages initial conversations and feedback to gauge the perfect selection of music for the clients event and theme. Matt always encourages clients to express any artist/song requests they may have so he can incorporate this into his set list.

Matt uses a state of the art sleek and portable Bose PA system to amplify himself. The bose system compliments the high quality performances Matt delivers making it a perfect partnership.

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