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The Baker Street String Quartet

A professional, reliable & talented quartet performing Popular, Jazz, Classical, TV/Film & more. With over 650+ pieces to choose from, The Baker Street String Quartet are perfect for all occasions!

Price from £864 + travel

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Secure your 2021 / 2022 booking before the 31st December 2020, and if Covid affects your event plans, we will offer 100% deposit credit to be used against a new date.

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Set List / Repertoire

Classical
Jenkins - Palladio
Mouret - Rondo
Mozart - Allelulia from Exultate Jubilate
Mozart - Divertimenti
Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusic
Mozart - Non Piu Andrai
Mozart - Overture from the Marriage of Figaro
Offenbach - Barcarolle
Offenbach - Melodies
Pachelbel - Canon
Parry - Jerusalem
Puccini - Nessun Dorma
Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro
Purcell - Air and Rondo
Ravel - Bolero
Saint Saens - The Swan
Sartori - Con te Partiro
Satie - Gymnopedies
Strauss - Fledermaus Waltzes
Tchaikovsky - Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Vivaldi - The Four Seasons
Mendelssohn - Wedding March
Mozart - Wedding March from the Marriage of Figaro
Purcell - Trumpet Tune
Vivaldi - The Four Seasons
Wagner - Bridal Chorus
Bach - Air on the G String
Bach - Brandenberg Concerti
Bach - Double Violin Concerto
Bach - Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring
Beethoven - Ode to Joy
Bizet - Selections from Carmen
Boccherini - Menuett
Borodin - Polotsvian Dances
Brahms - Hungarian Dances
Capua - O Sole Mio
Charpentier - Prelude from Te Deum
Clarke - Trumpet Voluntary
Corelli - Christmas Concerto
Delibes - Flower Duet (Lakme)
Delibes - Mazurka (Coppelia)
Dvorak - Humoresque
Dvorak - Largo from the New World Symphony
Elgar - Chanson de Nuit
Elgar - Salut D’Amour
Faure - Pavane
Franck - Panis Angelicus
Gounod - Ave Maria
Greig - In the Hall of the Mountain King
Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel - La Rejouissance
Handel - The Water Music
Herold - Clog Dance

Pop
Heusen - Come Fly with Me
Jackson - Thriller
Kaiser Cheifs - I Predict a Riot
Lady Gaga - Paparrazi
Led Zepplin - Stairway to Heaven
Maroon Five - She will be Loved
Melua - Closest Thing to Crazy
McFLy - All about You
Metallica - Nothing Else Matters
Pink Floyd - Money
Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah
Presley - Love me Tender
Presley - The Wonder of You
Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade of Pale
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
Richie - My Destiny
Rolling Stones - Satisfaction
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge over Trouble Water
Simone - Nobody Does it Better
Sinatra - My Way
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Take That - Greatest Day
Take That - Patience
Take That - Rule the World
Verve - Bittersweet Symphony
Wannadies - The You and Me Song
Warren - That’s Amore
Weiss - What a Wonderful World
Abba - I do, I do, I do
Abba - Mamma Mia
Aerosmith - I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
Air - You Make it Easy
Aznavour - She
Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
Beach Boys - California Girls
Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
Beatles - All you need is Love
Beatles - Hey Jude
Beatles - Lady Madonna
Beatles - Michelle
Beatles - Paperback Writer
Beatles - When I’m 64
Beatles - Yesterday
Bee Gees - How Deep is your Love
Blunt - You’re Beautiful
Blur - The Universal
Bowie - Changes
Carpenters - Yesterday Once More
Clapton - Layla
Coldplay - Viva la Vida
Coldplay - Yellow
Collins - Cock Linnet
Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen
Doors - Light My Fire
Elbow - One Day like This
Europe - The Final Countdown
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams are Made of This
Greenday - Good Riddance

Jazz
Anderson - Blue Tango
Anderson- The Syncopated Clock
Desmond - Take Five
Ellington - It Don’t Mean a Thing
Gershwin - Fascinating Rhythm
Gershwin - Nice Work if you can Get It
Gershwin - Somebody Loves Me
Gershwin - Summertime
Gershwin - Swansea
Gershwin - The Man I Love
Gershwin - They Can’t take That Away from Me
Grever - What a Difference a Day Made
Howard - Fly me to the Moon
Johnson - Pennies from Heaven
Joplin - Country Club
Joplin - The Entertainer
King Cole - Let’s Face the Music

Film, TV and Theatre
Rogers - My Funny Valentine
Ross - Hernando’s Hideaway
Rota - Theme from the Godfather
Schonberg - Selections from Les Miserables
Sousa - Liberty Bell
Sulliavan - Selections from the Mikado
Williams - Theme from E.T.
Wiliams - Theme from Schindlers List
Williams - Theme from Star Wars
Wilson - Theme from Fawlty Towers
Young - When I Fall in Love
Arlen - Over the Rainbow
Armstrong - Balcony Scene from Love Actually
Baerwold - Come What May from Moulin Rouge
Bernstein - Selections from West Side Story
Boch - Selections from Fiddler on the Roof
Bricusse - Pure Imagination from Willy Wonka
Davis - Theme from Pride and Prejudice
Fonteyn - Theme from Ski Sunday
Hess - Ladies in Lavender
Hupfeld - As Time goes By
Jacobs - Selections from Grease
Journey - Don't Stop Believing
Lai - Theme from Love Story
Lloyd Webber - All I ask of You
Lloyd Webber - Selections from Cats
Mancini - Theme from Curb Your Enthusiasm
Mancini - Moon River
Naughtin - Theme from Looney tunes
Porter - Anything Goes
Porter - Every time we say Goodbye
Porter - I get a Kick out of You
Porter - Let’s do It
Porter - You’re the Top
Rogers - Blue Moon

Traditional and Tango
Albeniz -  Tango
Beltran - Sway
Gade - Jealousy
Gardel - Por una Cabeza
Padilla - El Relicario
Piazzolla - Libertango
Piazzolla - Tango Fugata
Rodriguez - La Cumparsita
Trad. English - Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Trad. Jewish - Hava Nagila
Trad. Mexican - La Bamba
Trad. Russian - Dark Eyes
Trad. Scottish - Loch Lomond
Villodo - El Choclo

7 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
  • Excellent 7
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

A stunning performance! Would definitely hire again!

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A stunning performance! Would definitely hire again!...

5 stars - The Baker Street String Quartet are Highly Recommended booked The Baker Street String Quartet for their event

“A stunning performance! Would definitely hire again!”


We had a fantastic time.

5 stars - The Baker Street String Quartet are Highly Recommended booked The Baker Street String Quartet for their event

“I would just like to thank the quartet for making our day so special. We had a fantastic time chatting to our guests whilst you accompanied us and made for the best backing for our wedding. We especially enjoyed your version of Pacabels canon!”


The quartet were the perfect centre piece for our garden party.

5 stars - The Baker Street String Quartet are Highly Recommended booked The Baker Street String Quartet for their event

“The quartet were the perfect centre piece for our garden party this summer. We had them performing by our pond next to the marquee and they even took requests. Would not hesitate to recommend them to family and friends!”


Very polite and extremely talented musicians.

5 stars - The Baker Street String Quartet are Highly Recommended booked The Baker Street String Quartet for their event

“Very polite and extremely talented musicians that helped make our ceremony come to life as I walked down the aisle. The quartet was a great surprise from my partner and added so much to our big day! Thank you!”

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Prices

Price from £864 + travel from Somerset

Based on 4 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • Wales From £864
  • South West From £865
  • West Midlands From £907
  • South East From £928
  • East Midlands From £972
  • East of England From £982
  • North West From £998
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £1,290
  • Republic of Ireland From £1,302
  • Northern Ireland From £1,379
  • North East From £1,384
  • Scotland From £1,398

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Performance Times

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Lineup

Default lineup: 4 members

Quartet: 2 x Violin, 1 x Viola, 1 x Cello.

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Highlights
* Professional, reliable and talented quartet for your event.
* Happy to take requests before event
* Over 650 pieces to choose from!
* Play range of songs including popular covers such as Beatles, Elbow etc.
* Professional players who have performed for BBC, ITV and Channel 4.

Please note: The full balance is payable to the artist no later than 14 days prior to the event.



The Baker Street String Quartet is a dynamic, versatile and professional string ensemble catering to wedding ceremonies, parties and special events.

Specialising in wedding ceremonies and receptions, the quartet underscore the best moments of your life with the best music from the past and present. Their 650+ song repertoire ranging from Pop, Jazz, Classical and TV music makes The Baker Street Quartet perfect for any occasion. If there’s something special that you require the quartet to play for your event the quartet are always happy to learn specific songs for you.

From the first enquiry with the quartet to the very last note of the performance the Baker Street Quartet aim to provide a bespoke and personal service to each and every client.

Previous Experience of Members
Violin: Andrew

Andrew studied at Trinity College of Music, London, with Ann Hooley and John Crawford and at the Royal Welsh College of Music, Cardiff, with Iwona Boesche. Whilst studying, Andrew led the Rosenberg Quartet who were coached by Michael Bochmann & Nic Pendlebury, and took part in masterclasses with Georg Hadjinkos and the Vellinger Quartet.

Andrew is currently working as a freelance violinist based in Somerset, and has been booked by many clients including the BBC and Channel 4.

Cello: Kate
Kate studied at Bath Spa University with Ruth Zagni, and at the Royal Welsh College of Music with Richard May.

Kate now works as a freelance cellist, performing in local orchestras and ensembles including Bath Philharmonia, and last year went on tour to China with the London-based Amadeus Orchestra. As a session musician, Kate has worked with bands including Kula Shaker and performs regularly with Bristol-based singer/songwriter Phil King.

Kate is also a pianist, and has recorded for an ITV production of Jane Austen’s ‘Persuasion’. An experienced accompanist, she works at all levels from grade exams to recitals.

Viola: Sue

Sue studied at Bath Spa University and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff.  In Cardiff she studied with Yu Yasuraoka and at Bath Spa University she studied with Lorna Osbon and Adrian Eales.

Sue freelances for several local orchestras, and as a session musician she has recorded with artists such as Rose Kemp, Benjamin Brunel, Jim Moray, Jane Taylor and Rob Bray to name but a few. Sue has performed for the opening of the Bath International Music Festival for the past two years and performs regularly in Bath and Bristol.

Violin: Tamsin
Tamsin studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music with Peter Hanson and Iwona Boesche, and in Australia with Elizabeth Holliwell. Whilst studying, Tamsin led the Bute String Quartet, and played with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales on a placement scheme for two years.

She is now teaching privately from her home in Somerset and leading workshops for adults with learning difficulties and autism.

Deputy Musicians
The Baker Street String Quartet have several standby members who play with the quartet in the event of one or more of our regular members being unavailable. These musicians have all played with the Baker Street String Quartet on numerous occasions, so our high standard of performance will not be affected.

Previous Venues and Clients
Cadbury Double Tree by Hilton Hotels
Leigh Court – Bristol
Kingston Baguize House – Oxfordshire
Priston Mill – Bath
Ashton Court Mansion – Bristol
The Roman Baths – Bath
Winford Manor – Winford, Somerset
HSBC - Bristol

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