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Ixta Strings

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Ixta Strings consists of professionally trained string players who have worked with Southern Sinfonia, G4 Official, Kings Chamber Orchestra and more, and specialise in performing at weddings and functions across the UK.

You guys were absolutely amazing and helped create such a special party for us. You are all so talented! Katie, Anniversary party, Sutton Coldfield


Ixta Strings offer a unique and fun take on your favourite modern classics, as well as elegant performances of more traditional repertoire, and guarantee to add the wow factor to your wedding ceremony, drinks reception or event.

They pride themselves on their versatility, utter professionalism and ability to blend effortlessly with your vision.

Performance info

Line-up Violin; violin; viola; cello
Performance duration 2 x 45 minute sets

Booking options

Extra performances
£12 per player per half hour
Keep the music going for longer

Classical

Albinoni – Adagio
Bach – Air
Bach – Arioso
Bach – Brandenburg No.3
Bach – Brandenburg No.6
Bach – Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Bach – “Prelude” from English Suite No.3
Bach – Sheep May Safely Graze
Beethoven – Für Elise
Beethoven – Ode to Joy
Beethoven – Symphony No.5, Movement 1
Boccherini – Minuet
Brahms – Hungarian Dance No.5
Brahms – Theme from Symphony No.1
Clarke – Trumpet Tune
Clarke – Trumpet Voluntary
Debussy – Claire de Lune
Delibes – “Flower Duet” from Lakme
Elgar – Chanson de Matin
Elgar – Nimrod
Elgar – Pomp and Circumstance
Fauré – Pavane
Franck – Panis Angelicus
Grieg – Holberg Suite
Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel – “All We Like Sheep” from The Messiah
Handel – La Paix
Handel – La Rejouissance
Handel – Largo from Xerxes
Handel – Water Music in D (Air, Coro, Hornpipe)
Handel – Water Music in F (Air, Bourrée, Hornpipe)
Haydn – Symphony No.77, Movement 4
Holst – Jupiter from The Planets
Holst – St. Paul’s Suite
Karl Jenkins – Concerto for Strings
Massenet – Méditation from Thaïs
Mendelssohn – Wedding March
Mouret – Rondeau
Mozart – Ave Verum Corpus
Mozart – Divertimento in D
Mozart – Divertimento in F
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart – Turkish March
Offenbach – Barcarolle
Pachelbel – Canon in D
Parry – Jerusalem
Puccini – O Mio Babbino Caro
Purcell – Festival Rondeau
Ravel – Bolero
Saint Saens – The Swan
Satie – Gymnopedie No.1
Schubert – Ave Maria
Strauss – Blue Danube
Sullivan – “Three Little Maids” from The Mikado
Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker March
Tchaikovsky – Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake Waltz
Vivaldi – Largo from Winter
Vivaldi – Spring
Wagner – Wedding March
Yiruma – River Flows in You

Popular

ABBA – Dancing Queen
ABBA – Mamma Mia
ABBA – Money, Money, Money
Adele – Make You Feel My Love
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Adele – Skyfall
Adele – Someone Like You
Aerosmith – Dream On
Aerosmith – I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing
A-ha – Take On Me
American Authors – Best Day Of My Life
Aretha Franklin – Respect
Ariana Grande – Into You
Avicii – Wake Me Up
Bangles – Eternal Flame
Bastille – Pompeii
(The) Beach Boys – Wouldn’t It Be Nice
(The) Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night
(The) Beatles – All You Need is Love
(The) Beatles – Back in the U.S.S.R
(The) Beatles – Day Tripper
(The) Beatles – Eleanor Rigby
(The) Beatles – Get Back
(The) Beatles – Here Comes the Sun
(The) Beatles – I Want To Hold Your Hand
(The) Beatles – Michelle
(The) Beatles – When I’m Sixty-Four
(The) Beatles – Yellow Submarine
(The) Beatles – Yesterday
BeeGees – How Deep Is Your Love
Ben E. King – Stand By Me
Beyoncé – Halo
Beyoncé – Love On Top
Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
Blur – The Universal
Bobby Darin – Beyond the Sea
Bob Dylan – Dark Eyes
Bob Marley – One Love
Bon Iver – Skinny Love
Bon Jovi – Livin’ on a Prayer
Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga – Shallow
Brian Crain – Butterfly Waltz
Brian Wilson – God Only Knows
Bruno Mars – Amazing
Bruno Mars – Just The Way You Are
Bruno Mars – Marry You
Bryan Adams – (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
Carpenters – We’ve Only Just Begun
(The) Chainsmokers & Coldplay – Something Just Like This
Charles Aznavour – She
Chick Corea – Spain
Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
Clean Bandit – Rather Be
Coldplay – Clocks
Coldplay – Paradise
Coldplay – Sky Full Of Stars
Coldplay – Viva La Vida
Coldplay – Yellow
Counting Crows – Accidentally In Love
Daft Punk – Get Lucky
David Guetta & Sia – Titanium
Dmitry Sitkovetsky – Wedding Dance
Donna Summer – Hot Stuff
Drake – Hold On, We’re Going Home
Ed Sheeran – Fire Alarms
Ed Sheeran – Give Me Love
Ed Sheeran – Nancy Mulligan
Ed Sheeran – Perfect
Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Home
Elbow – One Day Like This
Electric Light Orchestra – Mr. Blue Sky
Ellie Goulding – Army
Ellie Goulding – How Long Will I Love You
Elton John – Your Song
Elvis – Can’t Help Falling In Love With You
Elvis – Love Me Tender
Eric Clapton – You Look Wonderful Tonight
Etta James – At Last
Eva Cassidy – Songbird
Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams
Florence & The Machine – You’ve Got The Love
Foo Fighters – Learn To Fly
Frank Sinatra – Come Fly With Me
Frank Sinatra – Fly Me To The Moon
Frank Sinatra – Love and Marriage
Gerry & The Pacemakers – You’ll Never Walk Alone (Liverpool FC Anthem)
Gershwin – Someone To Watch Over Me
Gershwin – Summertime from Porgy And Bess
Glen Hansard – Falling Slowly
Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
Green Day – Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)
Green Day – Wake Me Up When September Ends
Guns ‘n’ Roses – Sweet Child of Mine
Henry Mancini – Moon River
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
Ivan Larinov - Kalinka (Little Snowball Tree)
Jack Johnson – Better Together
Jackson 5 – I’ll Be There
James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah
John Legend – All Of Me
John Legend – Ordinary People
John Lennon – Imagine
Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
Katy Perry – Firework
Keane – Somewhere Only We Know
(The) Killers – Human
(The) Killers – Mr. Brightside
(The) Killers – When You Were Young
Kygo – Stargazing
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
Lady Gaga – Alejandro
Lady Gaga – Bad Romance
Lana Del Rey – Summertime Sadness
Lana Del Rey – Young And Beautiful
Led Zeppelin – Kashmir
Led Zeppelin – Stairway To Heaven
Lionel Richie – Endless Love
Lord – Royals
Louguy – La Vie En Rose
Louis Armstrong – What a Wonderful World
(The) Lumineers – Ho Hey
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home Alabama
Madness – It Must Be Love
Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
Maroon 5 – Moves Like Jagger
Maroon 5 – Sugar
Metallica – Nothing Else Matters
Michael Bublé – Everything
Michael Bublé – Me And Mrs. Jones
Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
Michael Jackson – Man In The Mirror
Michael Jackson – Thriller
(The) Moody Blues – Nights In White Satin
Nat King Cole – The Girl From Ipanema
Oasis – Wonderwall
One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
One Republic – Counting Stars
One Republic – Secrets
Pablo Beltrân – Sway/Cherry In Pink
Pharrell Williams – Happy
Phil Collins – A Groovy Kind Of Love
Peter, Paul and Mary - Puff The Magic Dragon
Passenger – Let Her Go
Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now
Queen – Somebody To Love
Queen – You’re My Best Friend
Quincy Jones – Soul Bossa Nova
Radiohead – House Of Cards
Radiohead – Paranoid
(The) Rembrandts – I’ll Be There For You
Ritchie Valens – La Bamba
Robbie Williams – Angels
Sam Smith – Stay With Me
Scott Joplin – The Entertainer
Seal – Kiss From A Rose
Shania Twain – From This Moment On
(The) Smiths – Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want
(The) Smiths – This Charming Man
Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
Stevie Wonder – I Just Called To Say I Love You
Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Stone Roses – Waterfall
Sting – Fields Of Gold
Survivor – Eye Of The Tiger
Sylvia Dee & Arthur Kent – Bring Me Sunshine
Take That – Greatest Day
Take That – Relight My Fire
Taylor Swift – Love Story
(The) Temptations – My Girl
Texas – Put Your Arms Around Me
Tina Turner – Simply The Best
Toto – Africa
Train – Drops of Jupiter
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison – Have I Told You Lately
Vera Lynn – The White Cliffs Of Dover
(The) Verve – Bittersweet Symphony
Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance
Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Folk

Bell – Dispraise of Whisky
Bell – Full Rigged Ship
Bell – Gloomy Winter
Bell – High Road to Linton
Bell – Jenny’s Chickens
Bell – Sailor’s Wife
Bell – Winyadepla
Bridge – Cherry Ripe
Bridge – Sally in our Alley
Grieg – Norwegian Melody
Last Leaf Album – Danish String Quartet
Marty Haugen – All Are Welcome
Tchaikovsky – Folk Song
Wood Works Album – Danish String Quartet

Film and TV

Aloha Oe from Lilo and Stitch
Andrew Lloyd Webber – All I Ask Of You from The Phantom of the Opera
Andrew Lloyd Webber – Music Of The Night from The Phantom of the Opera
(The) Bare Necessities from The Jungle Book
Bring Him Home from Les Misérables
Can You Feel The Love Tonight from The Lion King
Carlos Gardel – Por Una Cabeza from Scent of A Woman
Concerning Hobbits from The Lord Of The Rings
Des’ree – I’m Kissing You from Romeo and Juliet
Ennio Morricone – Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission
Ennio Morricone – Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso
Fawlty Towers Main Theme
Game of Thrones Main Theme
Glasgow Love Theme from Love Actually
Good Morning Baltimore from Hairspray
(The) Greatest Show from The Greatest Showman
Hanging Tree from The Hunger Games
Hans Zimmer – You’re So Cool from True Romance
I Dreamed A Dream from Les Misérables
I’ll Make A Man Out Of You from Mulan
I See The Light from Tangled
James Horner – The Ludlows from Legends Of The Fall
Jerry Bock – Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler On The Roof
John Williams – Cantina Band from Star Wars
John Williams – Fanfare from Star Wars
John Williams – Medley from Harry Potter
John Williams – Theme from Jurassic Park
John Williams – Medley from Star Wars
Klaus Badelt & Hans Zimmer – Pirates Of The Caribbean
Michael Giacchino – Theme from Up
Part Of Your World from The Little Mermaid
Pride and Prejudice Theme from Pride and Prejudice
Randy Newman – You’ve Got A Friend In Me from Toy Story
(The) Simpsons Main Theme
Somewhere Over The Rainbow from The Wizard Of Oz
Tale as Old as Time from Beauty and The Beast
Tchaikovsky – Sleeping Beauty Waltz from Disney’s Sleeping Beauty
This Is Halloween from The Nightmare Before Christmas
Time Of My Life from Dirty Dancing
(A) Whole New World from Aladdin
We Go Together from Grease

Traditional

Greensleeves
British National Anthem (God Save The Queen)
Happy Birthday
Scarborough Fair

Seasonal

8 Christmas Pieces - Jakob Altmann
Adeste Fideles (Oh Come All Ye Faithful)
All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth
All I Want For Christmas Is You
Auld Lang Syne
Baby It’s Cold Outside
Carol Of The Bells
Christmas Carols
Christmas Classical
Christmas Concerto – A. Corelli
Christmas Pops
Deck The Halls
Ding Dong Merrily On High
Frosty The Snowman
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Good King Wenceslas
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
In The Bleak Midwinter
It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
Jingle Bell Rock
Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!
Merry Christmas Everyone
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
O Holy Night
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Silent Night
Sleigh Ride
The Christmas Waltz
The First Nowell
The Holly And The Ivy
The Little Drummer Boy
We Three Kings
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
White Christmas
Winter Wonderland

Hymns

Amazing Grace
Be Still for the Presence of the Lord
Bread of Life
Give Me Joy in My Heart
Lord’s Prayer
Morning Has Broken

Bollywood

A.R. Rahman & The Pussycat Dolls feat. Nicole Scherzinger – Jai Ho
Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko
Humko Hamise Churalo
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Pyarelal Sharma – Bliss from Indian Summer: 8 Enchanting Pieces
Pyarelal Sharma – Foot Print from Indian Summer: 8 Enchanting Pieces
Pyarelal Sharma – Horizon from Indian Summer: 8 Enchanting Pieces
Pyarelal Sharma – Indian Summer from Indian Summer: 8 Enchanting Pieces
Pyarelal Sharma – Inner Voice from Indian Summer: 8 Enchanting Pieces
Pyarelal Sharma – Mirage from Indian Summer: 8 Enchanting Pieces
Pyarelal Sharma – Reflections from Indian Summer: 8 Enchanting Pieces
Pyarelal Sharma – Simply Love from Indian Summer: 8 Enchanting Pieces
Suraj Hua Madam
Tujhe Dekha To Ye Jana Sanam

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“Thank you so much for your performance yesterday, we thoroughly enjoyed the music. It added a little sparkle and made our celebration all the better. Good luck for the future and our very best wishes.”

Philippa and Peter, Wedding 2019

“They are absolutely fantastic! So professional and talented, the choice of songs for our wedding day was far longer than we expected with a wide variety of style choices which gave us plenty of options. Endless compliments from our guests about how great they were, really made our special day that extra special. Cannot thank them enough!”

Rosie, Wedding, Blackhill Grange 2019

“I just wanted to thank you for Saturday. Everyone I’ve spoken to said you were amazing.”

Rob and Amy, Wedding, 2019

“I just wanted to say a huge thank you for performing at our wedding anniversary party. You guys were absolutely amazing and helped create such a special party for us. You are all so talented, and were so kind in assisting with our requests. Thank you so much again, and a Merry Christmas to you all.”

Katie, Anniversary party, Sutton Coldfield 2018

“Just perfect! Gorgeous girls and wonderful music, could not sing their praises enough!”

Maria & Henry, Wedding, Birmingham, September 2018


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