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Metropolitan Strings

String Quartet based in Surrey

Price from £755
A distinguished string quartet made up of graduates of Guildhall School of Music. Metropolitan Strings perform Classical, Pop, Jazz, Film Themes & more, and will add a touch of class and elegance to compliment any event. Also available as a Duo or Trio.
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String Quartet
Weddings/Classical:

Air on the G String - Bach
Alleluja from Exultant Jubilate - Mozart
Andante from Piano Concerto No. 21 Aria from Xerxes - Handel
Arioso - Bach
Ave Maria - Schubert
Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod
Bridal Chorus (Wedding March) - Wagner
Bist du bei mir - Bach
Entrance of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring - Bach
Largo from Winter, The Four Seasons - Vivaldi
Liebestraum - Liszt
Meditation from Thaïs - Massanet
Ode to Joy - Beethoven
Panis Angelicus - Franck
Rondeau - Mouret
Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach
Sleeping Beauty Waltz - Tchaikovsky
Träumeri - Schumann
Trumpet Tune - Purcell
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Wachet Auf - Bach
Wedding March - Mendelssohn

Classical:
Badinerie from Orchestral Suite No.2 - Bach
Blue Danube Waltz - J.Strauss
Bolero - Ravel
Cakewalk - Debussy
Canon in D - Pachelbel
Chanson de Matin - Elgar
Divertimento in F - Mozart
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Mozart
First Polovtsian Dance - Borodin
Für Elise - Beethoven
Gavotte from Holberg Suite - Grieg
Gopak - Mussorgsky
Gymnopedie 1-3 - Satie
Hornpipe from Water Music - Handel
Humoresque - Dvorak
Hungarian Dance No.5 - Brahms
I Vow to Thee, My Country - Holst
Le Petit Nègre - Debussy
March from Nutcracker Suite - Tchaikovsky
Marriage of Figaro Overture - Mozart
Nessun Dorma - Puccini
Nimrod - Elgar
Norwegian Dance No.2 Grieg
Pizzicato Polka - J.Strauss
Polonaise ‘Militaire’ - Chopin
Prelude in E Minor - Chopin
Rondo Alla Turca - Mozart
Salut d’Amour - Elgar
Spring - Vivaldi
Symphony No.1, Finale - Brahms
Symphony No.4, 2nd movement - Tchaikovsky
Symphony No.6, 1st movement - Beethoven
Symphony No.7, Allegretto - Beethoven
Symphony No. 40, 1st movement - Mozart
The Cuckoo - Daquin
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka - J.Strauss
Two Rondeaux - Purcell
Vocalise - Rachmaninoff

Popular:
All of Me - John Legend
All the Lovers - Kylie Minogue
All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
At Last - Etta James
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Bohemian Rhapsody - Freddie Mercury
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Paul Simon
Candle in the Wind - Elton John
Distance - Emily King
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
Everything I Do I Do It For You - Michael Kamen
Fields Of Gold - Sting
Fljotavik - Sigur Ros
Georgy Girl - The Seekers
Get Back - The Beatles
God Only Knows - Tony Asher/Brian Wilson
Good Day Sunshine - The Beatles
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Hoppipolla - Sigur Ros
How Deep Is Your Love - Bee Gees
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
It Must Be Love - Madness
Killing Me Softly With His Song - Charles Fox
Kissing You - Des’ree
Let It Go - Frozen
Marry You - Bruno Mars
My Girl - The Temptations
One Day Like This - Elbow
Only Girl (in the world) - Rihanna
Paradise - Coldplay
Poker Face - Lady Gaga
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Real Love - Clean Bandit
Roxanne - Sting
Songbird - Fleetwood Mac
Stairway To Heaven - Led Zeppelin
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Sweet Child of Mine - Guns ’N’ Roses
Take Over the World - The Courteneers
Thriller - Michael Jackson
Toxic - Britney Spears
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson
Viva la Vida - Coldplay
Without You - Peter Ham/Tom Evans
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Wonderwall - Oasis
World Without Love - The Beatles
You’re My Best Friend - Queen
Your Song - Elton John
You’ve Got the Love - Florence and the Machine

Ballet:
Czardas from Coppelia - Delibes
Czardas from Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from the Nutcracker - Tchaikovsky
Dance of the Swans from Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky
Divertissement Pizzicati from Syilva - Delibes
March from the Nutcracker Suite - Tchaikovsky
Mazurka from Coppelia - Delibes
Pas de deux from Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky
The Swan from Carnival of the Animals - Saint Saens
Valse Lent from Coppelia - Delibes
Waltz of the Flowers - Tchaikovsky

Opera:
Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffman - Offenbach
Bei Männern from the Magic Flute - Mozart
Der Vögelfänger from the Magic Flute - Mozart
Flower Duet from Lakmé - Delibes
Habanera from Carmen - Bizet
Meditation from Thaïs - Massanet
Nessun Dorma from Turandot - Puccini
O Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi - Puccini
The Toreador’s Song from Carmen - Bizet

Jazz/Cabaret:
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square - Manning Sherwin
Chelsea Bridge - Billy Strayhorn
Fly Me to the Moon - Bart Howard
Funiculì, Funiculà - Luigi Denza
La Vie en Rose - Edith Piath
Leaning on a Lampost - George Gay
Let’s Do It - Cole Porter
Makin’ Whoopee - Walter Donaldson
Moonlight in Vermont - Karl Süssdorf
My Funny Valentine - Richard Rodgers
New York, New York - Leonard Bernstein
Nice Work If You Can Get It - Gershwin
O Sole Mio - Eduardo di Capua
Ragtime Dance - Scott Joplin
Satin Doll - Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn
Summertime - Gershwin
Take the ‘A’ Train - Billy Strayhorn
The Folks Who Live on the Hill - Jerome Kern
The Girl from Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim

TV, Film and Themes:
Black Adder - Howard Goodall
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Downtown Abbey - John Lunn
Fawlty Towers - Dennis Wilson
Game of Thrones - Ramin Djawadi
Godfather Theme - Nino Rota
Harry Potter Medley - John Williams
Let It Go - Frozen Pink
Panther Theme - Henry Mancini
Pirates of the Caribbean - Klaus Badelt
Psycho - Bernard Herrman
Sound of Music - Rogers and Hammerstein
Star Wars Theme - John Williams
Tetris Theme - Russian Traditional
Vicar of Dibley - Howard Goodall

Latin:
Csardas - Michael McLean
Fandango - Michael McLean
Por Una Cabeza - Carlos Gardel
Rhumba - Michael McLean
Serenata - Michael McLean
Tango Chromatique - Michael McLean
Tango - Michael McLean

Asian/Bollywood:
Aaye Ho Meri Zindagi Mein - Raja Hindustani
Awara Hoon - Mukesh
Aye Mere Humsafar - Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
Baharon Phool Barsao - Suraj
Balle Balle - Bride and Prejudice
Chaiyya chaiyya - Dil Se
Chura Liya Hai Tune Jo Dil Ko - Yaadon Ki Baaraat
Dheere Jalna - Paheli
Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain - Pardes
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To - 1942: A Love Story
Ghar Aaja Soniya - Shazia Mansoor
Jai Ho - Slumdog Millionaire
Kabhie Kabhie
Kal Ho Naa Ho
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Latika’s Theme - Slumdog Millionaire
Main Hoon Na
Sachi Sachi Teri Nazre - Dabangg
Teri Chunariya - Hello Brother
Tere Mere Pyar Mein - Shola Aur Shabnam
Teri Ore - Singh Is King
Wedding Theme - Monsoon

Christmas:
Bring A Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
Deck The Halls
Frosty The Snowman
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Jingle Bell Rock
Joy To The World
Let It Snow
Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Silent Night
The First Noel
What Child Is This
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Winter Wonderland

Trio
Weddings/Classical:

Air from Suite in D - Bach
Air from Partita No.6 - Bach
Air in D - Handel
Air in F - Handel
Arioso - Bach
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
Ave Maria - Schubert
Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart
Bourree in F - Handel
Brandenburg Concerto No.2 - Bach
Concerto in D minor for Two Violins - Bach
Coro - Handel
Canon in D - Pachelbel
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Mozart
Flower Duet - Delibes
Fugue No.21 from The Well-Tempered Clavier - Bach
Hornpipe in D - Handel
Hornpipe in F - Handel
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach
La Paix - Handel
La Rejouissance - Handel
Largo from Winter - Vivaldi
Largo from Xerxes - Handel
Meditation from Thaïs - Massenet
Menuet in D - Handel
Menuet in d minor - Handel
Menuet in g minor - Handel
Panis Angelicus - Franck
Prelude No.19 from The Well-Tempered Clavier - Bach
Prelude No.24 from The Well-Tempered Clavier - Bach
Prelude and Fugue No.9 from The Well Tempered Clavier - Bach
Rondeau - Mouret
Sarabande from Partita No.3 - Bach
Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach
Spring - Vivaldi
Theme from Brahms' First Symphony - Brahms
Trumpet Tune - Clarke
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Wachet Auf - Bach

Opera:
Ah, Fuggi il Traditor! from Don Giovanni - Mozart
Deh Vieni, Non Tardar from Le Nozze di Figaro - Mozart
Entr'acte from Carmen - Bizet
Intermezzo Sinfonico from Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni
Libiamo from La Traviata - Verdi
Quando M'en Vo Soletta per la Via form La Bohème - Puccini
Vin O Biere from Faust - Gounod

Ragtime:
Pineapple Rag - Joplin
Country Club Rag - Joplin
Pleasant Moments - Joplin
Paragon Rag - Joplin Solace - Joplin
The Chrysanthemum - Joplin
Peacherine Rag - Joplin

Popular:
(same as string quartet) and the following:
Bitterweet Symphony By Your Side - Sade
Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
I See The Light - Taio Cruz

Violin Duo
Weddings/Classical:
Adagio Élégiaque - Ries
Air on the G string - Bach
Air from Water Music - Bach
Allegro de Concert - Gebauer
Allegro from the First Canonic Sonata - Telemann
Allegro from Sonata in A - Corelli
Andante from the Duo Sonata in G - Tartini
Arioso - Bach Aubade - De Beriot
Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod
Ave Maria - Schubert
Bourree from Water Music - Handel
Bridal Chorus (Wedding March) - Wagner
Canon - Pachelbel
Canzonetta - Böhm
Concerto Grosso in D Minor - Vivaldi
Concertstück - Kalliwoda
Divertimento in D - Sitt
Dudziarz ( The Country Fiddler) - Wieniawski
Duettino in F - Dancla
Duo Brilliante - Rode
Duo Célèbre - Pleyel
Duo Concertante - Viotti
Duo de Salon - Alard
Duo Dramatique - Jansa
Duo Perpetuo - Fiorillo
Duo Populaire - Mazas
Duo Symphonique - Campagnoli
Entrance of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
Fantasie Brilliante (Duo de Concours) - Leonard
Finale from the Sixth Canonic Sonata - Telemann
Folies d'Espagne (Theme and Variations) - Corelli
Hornpipe in D from Water Music - Handel
Hornpipe in F from Water Music - Handel
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach
La Chasse - Hoffmeister
La Mélancolie - Prume
La Rejouissance from Royal Fireworks - Handel
Largo from the Four Seasons - Vivaldi
Meditation from the Military Concerto - Bazzini
Meditation from Thaïs - Massanet
Menuet from the Concert-Sonate - Veracini-David
Minute from the Suite Romantique - Vieuxtemps
Morceau Lyrique - Dancla
Musette from the Second Classical Suite - Leclair-David
Notturno-Pastorale - Molique
Ode to Joy - Beethoven
Pièce de Concert - Dancla
Prelude from Te Deum - Charpentier
Rondeau - Mouret
Rondo-Allegro - from the Grand Duo in E-flat - Spohr
Rondo Elégante - Kreutzer
Salon-Duett - Hohmann
Scherzo-Caprice - Gebauer
Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach
Souvenir Poetique - Dancla
Theme and Variation on the Air "Barucaba" - Paganini
Trumpet Tune - Clarke
Trumpet Voluntary - Purcell
Variations on the Air "Montegnard" - De Beriot
Wedding March - Mendelssohn
Wachet Auf - Bach

Klezmer/Latin/World Music
A selection of traditional and pieces in these styles.

Violin + Cello Duo
Weddings/Classical:
Air on the G string - Bach
Air from Water Music - Bach
Arioso - Bach
Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod
Ave Maria - Schubert
Bourree from Water Music - Handel
Blue Danube Waltz - Johann Strauss
Bridal Chorus (Wedding March) - Wagner
Canon - Pachelbel
Emperor Waltz - Johann Strauss
Entrance of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
Hornpipe in D from Water Music - Handel
Hornpipe in F from Water Music - Handel
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach
La Rejouissance from Royal Fireworks - Handel
Largo from the Four Seasons - Vivaldi
Meditation from Thaïs - Massanet
Ode to Joy - Beethoven
Prelude from Te Deum - Charpentier
Rondeau - Mouret
Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach
Trumpet Tune - Clarke
Trumpet Voluntary - Purcell
Wedding March - Mendelssohn
Wachet Auf - Bach

Pop:
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Spectrum - Florence & The Machine
Time To Say Goodbye - Sarah Brightman
You Raise Me Up - Westlife

Jazz:
Cheek To Cheek - Irving Berlin
Reflection Rag - Scott Joplin
Search-Light Rag - Scott Joplin
Swipesy Cakewalk - Scott Joplin/Marshall
The Entertainer - Scott Joplin

Latin/Other:
El Choclo - Villodo
Palladio - Karl Jenkins
Por Una Cabeza - Carlos Gardel
Spanish Dance No.2 - Granados

  • All graduates of the prestigious Guildhall School or Music & Drama.
  • Also available as a String Trio or Duo to accommodate smaller spaces and budgets.
  • Repertoire includes Pop, Jazz, Classical, TV & Film Themes and more.

Line up:

Default lineup: 4 members

String Quartet: Viola, 2 x Violins & Cello.

*Duo & Trio also available 

Metropolitan Strings provide professional live music entertainment for weddings, corporate functions and private parties.

Having all trained at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music & Drama, every player in the quartet is a highly-accomplished musician in their own right and is passionate about delivering music of the highest quality.

With an extensive repertoire spanning from classical, pop and jazz to television and film theme tunes; they are equally happy performing concerts as they are supporting bands and singers in the recording studio.

Having performed together at distinguished venues and events across London for over 6 years, Metropolitan Strings offer a touch of class, elegance and style, certain to compliment any event. They are usually perform as a string quartet, trio or duo.

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Metropolitan Strings from Alive Network

  • Duo Deduct £240
  • Trio Deduct £120

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire Metropolitan Strings from Alive Network

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