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Premiere classical string ensemble in London available for wedding receptions, corporate entertainment and themed events such as masqued balls. Highly versatile with a huge repertoire.
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Viva Strings is London's premier classical string quartet for all musical occasions. Their highly skilled, professional, conservatory-trained musicians are dedicated to providing you with a completely satisfying musical experience. The ensemble performs at weddings, receptions, corporate functions, bar/bat- mitzvahs, formal dinners and private parties. From the moment you choose Viva Strings, you will have their personal attention to your every request, discussing relevant details with you as the event approaches, to ensure their best preparation for your event including special requests where possible, from their large repertoire.

Weddings are a very special event and from the moment the guests arrive, Viva Strings can set the musical stage for your day adding a personal quality and sensitivity to the occasion, yet still effecting good interaction between the musicians and your guests. Whatever the occasion, Viva Strings offer first class musical accompaniment of the highest standard.

The Viva Strings quartet, consisting of cello, viola and two violins, is also available as a trio for smaller or more intimate occasions. Please advise when making your enquiry.

Viva Strings is also available as perfect musical accompaniment to masqued balls. Baroque / renaissance costumes can be provided for their performance.

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String Trio PriceTrio: 2 x 60 minute sets from £540 plus any travel expenses
String Quartet PriceQuartet: 2 x 60 minute sets: from £720 plus any travel expenses
String Quartet PriceBaroque Quartet including costumes: 2 x 60 minute sets: from £1200 plus any travel expenses

Travel expenses may be charged on the above fees depending on the location of your event.
Fees are based on performances Friday - Sunday.
Lower fees may be applicable for weekday performances.
Higher fees may apply for premium dates.
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Reception / Movie Tunes

Aladdin A Whole New World
Beauty and The Beast Main Theme
Breakfast at Tiffany's Moon River (H. Mancini)
Casablanca As Time Goes By
Charade Main Theme (H. Mancini)
Dr Zhivago Somewhere My Love (Lara's Theme)
E.T. Main Theme (J. Williams)
Forrest Gump Overture (A. Silvestri)
Four Weddings and a Funeral Love Is All Around
Gone With The Wind Tara's Theme (Steiner)
Harry Lime Main Theme
Ice Castles Love Theme
James Bond Theme From Russia With Love
Jurassic Park Prelude
New York, New York Main Theme
Out of Africa The Music of Good Bye You are Karen
Pennies from Heaven Main Theme
Platoon Main Theme (Barber's Adagio for Strings)
Pride and Prejudice Canon Collins (C. Davis)
Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves Main Theme (B. Adams)
Romeo and Juliet Love Theme (N. Rota)
Scent of a Women Por Una Cabeza Tango
Schindler's List Main Theme (J. Williams)
Somewhere in Time Main Theme
Speedy Gonzales Main Theme (H. Mancini)
Star Wars Main Theme (J. Williams)
The Falls Main Theme (E. Morricone)
The Godfather Speak Softly Love (N. Rota)
The Paradise Love Theme
The Pink Panther Main Theme (H. Mancini)
The Thorn Birds Meggie's Theme (H. Mancini)
TITANIC My Heart Will Go On
Unchained Unchained Melody
West Side Story One Hand, One Heart "

Classical Music

Albeniz
Tango
S. Barber
Adagio for Strings
L.V. Beethoven
Adagio from the Pathetique Sonata
Für Elise
String Quartet op.18 Nr.1 in F-major
G. Bizet
Prelude from Carmen
Habanera from Carmen
Flower Song from Carmen
Les Toreadors from Carmen
Carillon from L' Arlesienne Suite
L. Boccherini
Menuet
String Quartet Nr.4 Op.32
String Quartet Nr.5 Op. 8
String Quartet Nr.20 Op. 27
J. Brahms
Hungarian Dances
Poco Allegretto from Symphony Nr.3
String Quartet Nr. 2
A. Borodin
First Polovtsian Dance
String Quartet Nr.2
F. Chopin
Grande Valse Brillante Op.18
Grande Valse Brillante Op.34 No.2
The Minute Waltz
Valse Op. 64 Nr.2
Valse Op. 70 Nr.3
C. Debussy
Golliwog's Cake-walk
The Girl With The Flaxen Hair
L. Delibes
Coppelia Medley
Czardas
G. Donizetti
"Nocturnefrom "Don Pasquale
A. Dvorak
American Quartet Op. 96
Largo from the New World Symphony
Humoresque
Slavonic Dance Nr.8
Slavonic Dance Nr.10
E. Elgar
Chanson de Matin
Chanson de Nuit
Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Salut d'Amour
G. Faure'
Pavane
Sicilienne
Ch. Gounod
Waltz from Faust
C. W. Gluck
Pizzicato
E. Grieg
I love Thee
Waltz in A-major
Waltz from Lyric Pieces, Op.12 Nr.2
G. Handel
Arrival of The Queen of Sheba
Halleluja from Messiah
Largo from Xerxes
Passacaglia
Royal Fireworks Music
Water Music Suites
J. Haydn
String Quartets
Serenade
G. Holst
Theme from The Planets
A. Khachaturian
Sable Dance from Gayne
F. Kreisler
Allegretto in Boccherini Style
Caprice Viennoise
Liebesfreud
Liebeslied
Prelude and Allegro in Pugnani Style
Schon Rosmarin
Tambourin Chinoise
The Old Refrain
F. Lehar
Waltz from The Merry Widow
R. Leoncavallo
Mattinata (Italian Song)
W.A. Mozart
Andante from Symphony Nr.40
Bagatelle
Canzonetta from Don Giovanni
Divertimento in D
Divertimento in E
Divertimento in F
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik K.525
La Clemenza di Tito
Le Nozze di Figaro
March from The Marriage of Figaro
Magic Flute Overture
Adagio from Clarinet Concerto in A-major
Pantomine
Rondo in Turkish style
String Quartet K.155
String Quartet K.157
J. Offenbach
Barcarolle(From The Tales of Hoffmann ")
N. Paganini
Carnival Divertimento
Quattro Notturni
G. Puccini
Crisantemi
Three Minuets
S. Rachmaninov
Second movement from Piano Concerto No. 2
18th Variation from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Vocalise
M. Ravel
Bolero
Menuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin
Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte
Rimsky Korsakov
Flight Of The Bumblebee
G. Rossini
String Quartets No's 1 - 5
The Barber of Seville Overture
F. Schubert
Musical Moment Nr.3
Serenade
Satie
Three Gymnopedies
D. Shostakovich
Gavotte in A-major
Romance
Waltz-Joke
J. Strauss
Artist's Life
Blue Danube
Emperor Waltz
Grande Waltz
Heski Holki Polka
Radetzky March
Tales from the Vienna Woods
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
Wine, Women and Song
Wiener Blüt
P. Tchaikovsky
Adagio from The Swan Lake
Autumn Song
Andante Cantabile from String Quartet Nr.1
Romeo and Juliet (Love Theme)
Waltz from Serenade for Strings
Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker
A. Vivaldi
Concerto for 2 Violins, in A-minor
C. M. Weber
Invitation to the Dance
R. Wagner
Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin

LIGHT MUSIC

Amigos Para Siempre
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
All the Things You Are
Anything Goes
As Time Goes By
Autumn Leaves
Blue Moon
Blue Tango
Cheek to Cheek
Cock Linnet
Every Little Star
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Fascinatin' Rhythm
Fly Me To The Moon
Getting Sentimental Over You
Goldfinger
Happy Birthday - Variations
Heart and Soul
Hello Dolly
I Could Have Danced All Night
I Get A Kick Out Of You
I Got Rhythm
If I Were A Rich Man
It Had To Be You
James Bond Theme
La Bamba
La Paloma
La Vie en Rose
Let Me Try Again
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
Little Dolly
Misty
New York New York
O Sole Mio
Penny Lane
Skylark
Singing in the Rain
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Somewhere My Love (Lara's Theme from Dr Zhivago)
Spread a Little Happiness
Stardust (1929)
Strangers in the Night
Sunny Side of the Street
There's No Business Like Show Business
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Tico - Tico
Top Hat
When I'm Sixty-Four
When I Fall In Love
With A Little Bit Of Luck "

TV THEMES

Fawlty Towers (Theme & Variations.)
Jeeves and Wooster
Match of the Day "

POP TUNES

As Long As Niagara Falls
Bohemian Rhapsody
Book of Days
Can't Take My Eyes Off You
Feelings
Fire
Forgotten Dreams
Foxy Lady
Hello
I Just Called To Say I Love You
Lady in Red
Laura
Light My Fire
Love is All Around from Four Weddings and a Funeral
Love Moves in Mysterious Ways
Mio My Mio
My Heart Will Go On from Titanic
My Summer With You
Never Gonna Give You Up
Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You
Purple Haze
Satisfaction
The Final Countdown
The Way We Were
The Way You Make Me Feel
These Boots Are Made for Walking
Through The Fire
Waterloo
Without You "

Opera Favorites

G. Bizet
Aragonaise from Carmen
Carillon from L' Arlesienne Suite
Habanera from Carmen
Les Toreadors from Carmen
Prelude from Carmen
L. Delibes
Flower Duet from Lakme
G. Donizetti
Life is Love from Lucia Di Lammermoor
Nocturne from Don Pasquale
C. Gounod
Waltz from Faust
R. Leoncavallo
Ama Pagliaccio from I Pagliacci
Vesti La Giubba from I Pagliacci
P. Mascagni
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
J. Massenet
Meditation from Thais
W. A. Mozart
Canzonetta from Don Giovanni
Madamina from Don Giovanni
La Clemenza Di Tito Overture
Le Nozze Di Figaro Overture
Magic Flute Overture
Serraglio Overture
Voi, Che Sapete from The Marriage Of Figaro
J. Offenbach
Galop Infernal (Can-Can) from Orpheus
Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffmann
G. Puccini
Un Bel Di Vedremo from Madama Butterfly
Mi Chiamano Mimi from La Boheme
Nessun Dorma from Turandot
O Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi
Quando Me'n Vo' (Musetta's Waltz Song) from La Boheme
G. Rossini
The Barber of Seville Overture
Largo al Factotum from The Barber of Seville
Thieving Magpie Overture
William Tell Overture
J. Strauss
Adele's laughing song
Die Fledermaus Overture
G. Verdi
Ah Fors' e' Lui che L'Anima from La Traviata
Act I, Scene I from La Traviata
Brindisi (Drinking Song) from La Traviata
Di Provenza Il Mar from La Traviata
Sempre Libera Degg' io from La Traviata
Prelude from La Traviata
Act II, Grand Finale from Aida
Celeste Aida from Aida
Numi, Pieta' from Aida
La Donna e' mobile from Rigoletto

Reception / Jazz

L. Anderson
Jazz Pizzicato
W. Donaldson
Makin' Whoopee
D. Ellington
Caravan
Creole Love Call
Day Dream
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
I Let a Song Go out of My Heart
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
I'm Just a Lucky So and So
In a Sentimental Mood
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Mood Indigo
Satin Doll
Solitude
Sophisticated Lady
Prelude to a Kiss
Take the "ATrain
G. Gershwin
A Foggy Day In London Town
An American In Paris
But Not For Me
Embraceable You
Fascinatin' Rhythm
Hang Onto Me
He loves and She loves
I've got Rhythm
I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise
Just Another Rumba
Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
Love Is Here To Stay
Love Walked In
Prelude No.2
Rhapsody in Blue
Slap That Bass
Somebody Loves Me
Someone To Watch Over Me
Summertime
S'Wonderful
Swanee
The Man I Love
When Do We Dance
G. Miller
American Patrol
In The Mood
String Of Pearls
Chattanooga Choo Choo
C. Porter
Anything Goes
Begin The Beguine
I Get A Kick Out Of You
I Love Paris
Let's Do It
Night and Day
You're The Top
What Is This Thing Called Love?
S. Shearing
Lullaby of Birdland Foxtrot
K. Suessdorf
Moonlight In Vermont

The trio who played at our wedding were fantastic! They were able to play the new songs we requested and made excellent choices for the other music. Would highly recommend!
Olivia Shaw, wedding

We have nothing but praise, they were everything we expected and more. They played their part in a perfect day and we are very grateful, we will of course recommend them to any friends requiring similar performances.
Thomas Stone

Professional and gave us exactly what we wanted for our wedding reception.
N. Collyer, wedding

The choice and performance of music was excellent. Our guests commented on how nice it was to have a string quartet and it certainly made the day. We would like to wish you all well for the future and we will certainly be recommending you to any of our friends.
Rob and Lisa Hall

Thank you so much for making our day so very special, everyone thought you were fantastic. Thanks again.
Sarah Hollis - Alexandra Palace, London

I am so glad we chose to use your quartet to provide the music, the professional manner in which you conducted yourself made it a pleasure to deal with you.
Joyce Ezed, Selfridge Hotel, Marble Arch, London

I would like to take this opportunity to compliment you all on your musical skills... We have many string quartets on our books, but we always ask the customer to consider yours above the others, because we feel that Viva Strings is the best.
Kim Goodman, Matrimonio Bridal Consultant

The musicians arrived on time, were quick and professional in setting up and appearing. They looked good, and their playing was utterly superb. They were technically profficient and wholly satisfied the musicians in the party. For the rest of us they played like angels; producing tingle factor and tears with the beauty of some of the pieces they chose to play. They played some of the pieces chosen as well as some they felt were appropriate for a trio and the occasion. The mix of classical and jazz was right and we really did not want them to finish! David even stayed long enough to play Happy Birthday as the cake was cut. They really were the highlight of our event and every single one of our 40 guests were amazed and very happy to have heard such a brilliant and polished, wonderful recital. Thank you Viva Strings! We loved you, and will hopefully hear you again.
Elaine Hauke

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