The Palladio String Quartet

  • from £615 in London Help
  • from £625 in South East
  • from £625 in East of England
  • from £725 in South West
  • from £725 in East Midlands
  • from £735 in West Midlands

Add a touch of elegance to your wedding, civil partnership, or other special celebration with this fine quartet of London's top string players.

The Palladio String Quartet specialise in providing live music for weddings, civil partnerships, parties, anniversaries, charity benefits and corporate events. Their repertoire includes music from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic periods and also many popular songs from musicals, jazz standards and light music providing the perfect combination of classical and popular music for all occasions.

The quartet are graduates of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Royal Northern College of Music. They've played at many prestigious venues such as Kensington Palace, Blenheim Palace, Hampton Court, the Tate Gallery, the Natural History Museum and top London hotels such as the Savoy, the Lanesborough and Claridges.

As individual freelance musicians they have extensive experience playing a variety of musical styles. They have worked with major orchestras such as the CBSO, the BBC Concert Orchestra, the Liverpool Philharmonic, the Birmingham Royal Ballet, D'Oyle Carte and West End shows such as "Les Miserables" and Dr Dolittle". In the pop world they have recorded with Kylie Minogue, The Spice Girls, Jools Holland, Russell Watson and many other artistes, appearing on MTV, Top of the Pops, GMTV, and the National Lottery.

Performance information

Line-up 2 violins; viola; cello
Performance duration Up to 3 x 45 min sets within a 3 hour period
Arrival & set-up Help 45 minutes before start
Requirements Help A well-lit space of 3 x 2 metres; 4 armless chairs

Booking options

Extra performances Add £65 per 1 x 30 minute set

What people say Help

  • We were over the moon with the music the ladies played on our big day. They were very easy to communicate with before hand - we have discussed all details with them and they were very helpful and accommodating - we have given them our preferences for the music played and they have done a fantastic job!

    Karina, Wedding, Burnham-on-Crouch, July 2016
  • The musicians were wonderful. The booking was hassle free and the act was maintenance free on the day. They played beautifully and made our day very special.

    Lindsay, Wedding, London, June 2015
  • The The Palladio String Quartet were fantastic. They complimented the setting beautifully and although we were not around to enjoy them as much as we would have liked due to having professional photos taken, our guests raved about them.

    Sadie, Wedding, East Sussex, July 2013
  • Looked the part and sounded amazing. They helped make the day what it was and we've received numerous compliments.

    James, Wedding, Richmond, June 2012
  • Dear Abigail and members of the quartet, thank you thank you thank you. Words cannot express adequately my gratitude for your amazing performance at my daughter’s wedding day at Cooling castle. You managed to set a very enchanting atmosphere and the occasion felt very classy.

    Wedding client
  • Many thanks for playing at our wedding. We think you played beautifully and have had so many lovely comments from our guests.

    Wedding client
  • Thank you very much for playing at our wedding. It really made the day very special. Our guests have all paid you compliments and we were certainly impressed.

    Wedding client
  • Thank you for a wonderful performance and for making today extra special for us! The quartet did an excellent job and were very much appreciated.

    Wedding client
  • Thank you very much for the wonderful music you provided at out daughter’s wedding. Everyone enjoyed listening to you.

    Wedding client

Repertoire Help

  • Classical Music
  • Albeniz - Tango
  • Bach - Overture No.3 (Air on a G String)
  • Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.3
  • Bach - Double Violin Concerto in D
  • Bach - Wachet Auf
  • Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
  • Bach - Ave Maria
  • Beethoven - Adagio Cantabile
  • Beethoven - Minuet
  • Bizet - Prelude to Carmen
  • Bizet - March from Carmen
  • Bizet - Carmen Fantasia
  • Boccherini - Celebrated Minuet
  • Borodin - First Polotsvian Dance
  • Borodin - Quartet No.2
  • Boyce - Quartet in F
  • Byrd - Queens Alman
  • Chopin - Grande Valse Brillante
  • Corelli - Christmas Concerto
  • Debusey - Golliwogs Cake Walk
  • Delibes - Flower Duet from Lakmé
  • Dvorak - Humouresque
  • Dvorak - Slavonic Dance
  • Elgar - Chanson de Matin
  • Elgar - Salut d’Amour
  • Elgar - Idylle
  • Elgar - Nimrod
  • Fauré - Pavane
  • Fauré - Tendresse
  • Fauré - Berceuse
  • Fauré - Siciliene
  • Fauré - Kitty Valse
  • Fauré - Les pas Espagnol
  • Grainger - Molly on the Shore
  • Grainger - Country Garden
  • Grainger - Handel in the Strand
  • Grieg - Holdenberg Suite
  • Classical Music continued
  • Grieg - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
  • Grieg - Morning
  • Grieg - Norwegian Dance I, II, III, and IV.
  • Hall - Wedding of the Winds
  • Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Handel - Departure of the Queen of Sheba
  • Handel - Water Music
  • Haydn - Celebrated Quartets
  • Haydn - Serenade
  • Haydn - Andante
  • Macdowell - A Deserted Farm
  • Massenet - Meditation (from Thais)
  • MendelssohnWedding Chorus
  • Monti - Czardas
  • Moskowski - Spanish Dance
  • Mozart - Quartet in C
  • Mozart - Flute Quartet in D
  • Mozart - Divertimenti I, II and III
  • Mozart - Celebrated Quartets
  • Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
  • Mozart - Rondo alla Turka
  • Mozart - Presto (Musical Joke)
  • Mozart - Adagio in C
  • Mozart - Voi Che Sapete (from The Marriage of Figaro)
  • Offenbach - Barcarolle
  • Offenbach - Can Can
  • Pachelbel - Canom and Gigue
  • Ponchielli - Dance of the Hours
  • Puccini - Quando M’en Vo
  • Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro
  • RachmaninovVocalise
  • Ravel - Pavane Pour une Enfant Defunte
  • Ravel - Le Jardin Féerique (from Mother Goose)
  • Ravel - Bolero
  • Rossini - The Thieving Magpie
  • Rossini - Barber of Seville
  • Rossini - Ballet Music (from William Tell)
  • Rossini - Gallop (from William Tell)
  • Schubert - Ave Maria
  • Schubert - Stanchen
  • Schumann - Kinderszenen
  • Classical Music continued
  • Schumann - Traumerie
  • ShostakovitchRomance
  • Strauss - Die Fledermaus
  • Strauss - Southern Roses
  • Strauss - Blue Danube
  • Strauss - Wine Women and Song
  • Strauss - Pizzicato Polka
  • Strauss - Trish Trasch Polka
  • Sullivan - Three Little maids
  • TchaikovskyWaltz from the Serenade
  • TchaikovskyDanses des Mirlitons (from Nutcracker)
  • TchaikovskyDance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
  • TchaikovskyWaltz of the Flowers
  • TchaikovskyRussian Dance
  • TchaikovskySecond Movement of La Symphonie Pathetique
  • Traditional - Irish Sherry (including Danny Boy)
  • Traditional - Greensleeves
  • Traditional - Fauna and Flora of Japan
  • Verdi - Andantino (from La Forza del Destino)
  • Verdi - Brindisi (from La Traviata)
  • Verdi - Quartet (from Rigoletto)
  • Verdi - Melodies from Rigoletto
  • Vivaldi - Winter Spring & Summer (from The 4 Seasons)
  • Vivaldi - Double Violin Concerto in A
  • Vivaldi - Double Violin Concerto in D
  • Vivaldi - Concerto grosso
  • Von Paradis - Siciliene
  • Wagner - Wedding March
  • Wesley - Quartet in D
  • Zanetti - Danses a Quartre Parties
  • Light Music (Jazz, Pop, Easy)
  • Anderson - Belle of the Ball
  • Anderson - Blue Tango
  • Anderson - Forgotten Dreams
  • Anderson - Sandpaper Ballet
  • Anderson - Sleigh Road
  • Andersson/Ulvaeus I Know Him So well (from Chess)
  • Andersson/Ulvaeus Waterloo
  • Bacharach - Close to You
  • Barry/NewleyGoldfinger
  • Berlin - Top Hat
  • Berlin - Cheek to Cheek
  • Berlin - Isn’t it a Lovely Day
  • Berlin - Puttin’ on the Ritz
  • Berlin - No Strings
  • Berlin - Let’s Face the Music and Dance
  • Bernstein - Maria (from West Side Story)
  • Brown - Singin’ in the Rain
  • Carpenter/BettisYesterday Once More
  • Coates - Dambusters’ March
  • Coleman - Big Spender (from Sweet Charity)
  • Collins/LeighCock Linnet
  • Coward - Someday I’ll Find You
  • De Sylva - If You Knew Susie
  • Donaldson - Making Whoopee
  • Eckstein - Misty
  • Ellis/Grey/Newman Spread a Little Happiness
  • Gade - Jealousy
  • Gardel - Tango
  • Gay - Leaning on a Lampost
  • Gershwin - Fascinating Rhythm
  • Gershwin - The Man I Love
  • Gershwin - I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise
  • Gershwin - By Strauss
  • Gershwin - Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Gershwin - Somebody Loves me
  • Gershwin - A Foggy Day
  • Gershwin - Love Walked In
  • Gershwin - I Got Rhythm
  • Gershwin - Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
  • Gershwin - Summertime
  • Gershwin - Someone To watch Over me
  • Gershwin - Love Is here To Stay
  • Gershwin - S’Wonderful
  • Gershwin - For You, For Me, Forevermore
  • Glonderkin - I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside
  • Harnick/BockSunrise Sunset (from Fiddler on the Roof)
  • Harnick/BockIf I Were a Rich Man
  • Harnick/BockTradition
  • Harnick/Bock To Life
  • Harrison - Something
  • Light Music continued
  • Heyman/YoungWhen I fall in Love
  • Howard - Fly Me to the Moon
  • Hudson/Mills/De Lange Moonglow
  • Jarre - Somewhere My Love
  • Johnston - Pennies From Heaven
  • Jones/Kahn - It Had To Be You
  • Joplin - Bethena
  • Joplin - Rose Leaf Rag
  • Joplin - The Entertainer
  • Joplin - Easy Winners
  • Joplin - Country Club
  • Joplin - Paragon Rag
  • Joplin - The Favourite
  • Kaempfert/Singleton/Synder Strangers in the Night
  • Kander/Ebb - Caberet
  • Kander/Ebb - New York, New York
  • Kern - I Won’t Dance
  • Kern - Pick Yourself Up
  • Kern - Bill
  • Kern - The Way You Look Tonight
  • Kern - The Folks Who Live on the Hill
  • Lavas - Harry Lime
  • Le Marc - Moonlight and Roses
  • Lehar - Merry Widow Waltz
  • Lennon/McCartney Penny Lane
  • Lennon/McCartney And I Love Her
  • Lennon/McCartney Eleanor Rigby
  • Lennon/McCartney Lady Madonna
  • Lennon/McCartney Hey Jude
  • Lennon/McCartney Here There and Everywhere
  • Lennon/McCartney When I’m Sixty Four
  • Lennon/McCartney Strawberry Fields
  • Lennon/McCartney Norwegian Wood
  • Lennon/McCartney Hard Day’s Night
  • Lloyd WebberDon’t Cry For Me Argentina (from Evita)
  • Lloyd WebberMemory (from Cats)
  • Lloyd WebberAll I Ask of You (from Phantom of the Opera)
  • Loewe/LernerOn the Street Where You Live
  • Mancini - Charade
  • Myers - Cavatina
  • Light Music continued
  • Norman - Theme from James Bond
  • Novello - We’ll Gather Lilacs
  • Penn - The Honeysuckle and the Bee
  • Porter - True Love (from High Society)
  • Porter - Anything Goes
  • Porter - Every Time We Say Goodbye
  • Porter - You’re the Tops
  • Porter - I Love Paris
  • Porter - Let’s Do It
  • Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Rodgers - It Might As Well Be Spring
  • Rodgers - Blue Moon
  • Rodgers/Hammerstein Love Changes Everything
  • Schonberg - I Dreamed a Dream (from Les Miserables)
  • Sherwin - A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
  • Schifrin - Mission Impossible
  • Simon/GarfunkleCecilia
  • Simon/GarfunkleMrs Robinson
  • Smith - Ja Da
  • Stressdorf - Moonlight in Vermont
  • Traditional - Rhumba
  • Traditional - Waltz Medley
  • Wilson - All I Do (from The Boyfriend)
  • TV Themes
  • TV Theme - Brideshead Revisited
  • TV Theme - Fawlty Towers
  • TV Theme - Jeeves and Wooster
  • TV Theme - Thunderbirds

Bookings

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