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The Palladio String Quartet


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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 and romantic periods in addition to jazz standards and popular music, to ensure there’s something for all your guests to enjoy.

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.

Words cannot express adequately my gratitude for your amazing performance! You managed to set a very enchanting atmosphere and the occasion felt very classy! Joan, Wedding, Northumberland

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 info

Line-up 2 violins; viola; cello
Performance duration Up to 3 x 45 min sets within a 3 hour period

Booking options

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
Rachmaninov - Vocalise
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
Herold – Clog Dance
Saint-Saens – The Swan
Grieg – Anitra's Dance
Bellini – Casta Diva
Schumann - Traumerie
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
Tchaikovsky - Waltz from the Serenade
Tchaikovsky - Danses des Mirlitons (from Nutcracker)
Tchaikovsky - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Tchaikovsky - Waltz of the Flowers
Tchaikovsky - Russian Dance
Tchaikovsky - Second 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
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/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
Villoldo, Discepolo & Catanel Choclo (Argentinian Tango)
Quarantotto, Sartori And Peterson – Time To Say Goodbye
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/GarfunkleMrs Robinson
Smith - Ja Da
Stressdorf - Moonlight in Vermont
Traditional - Rhumba
Traditional - Waltz Medley
Wilson - All I Do (from The Boyfriend)

TV & Film

TV Theme - Brideshead Revisited
TV Theme - Fawlty Towers
TV Theme - Jeeves and Wooster
TV Theme - Thunderbirds
Barry Stoller – Match Of The Day Theme
Ramin Djawadi – Game Of Thrones Theme
Ramin Djawadi – Westworld Theme (TV Series)
John Williams – Schindlers List Theme
John Williams – Raiders March (Raiders Of The Losr Ark)
John Williams – The Throne Room (Star Wars)
John Williams – The Feather Theme (Forrest Gump)
A. R. Rahman – Jai Ho (Slumdog Millionaire)

Popular Music

Abba – SOS
Adele – Skyfall
Beach Boys – God Only Knows What I'd Do Without You
Berlin – Take My Breath Away
Beyonce – Crazy In Love
Billy Joel – She's Always A Woman To Me
Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feelin'
Bob Dylan – To Make You Feel My Love
Bon Jovi – Always
Bruno Mars – Marry You
Charles Aznavour – She
Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
Clean Bandit – Rather Be
Coldplay – In My Place
Coldplay – Paradise
David Bowie – The Man Who Sold The World
Dexys Midnight Runnerscome On Eileen
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Elbow – One Day Like This
Elle Goulding – How Long Will I Love You?
Elton John – Can You Feel The Love Tonight?
Elton John – Y Our Song
Elvis Presley – Can't Help Falling In Love With You
Hamlisch And Bayer Sagernobody Does It Better
Henry Mancini – Moon River
Idina Menzel – Let It Go (Frozen)
Jason Mraz – I'm Yours
John Barry – You Only Live Twice
John Legend – All Of Me
Jule Styne – Let It Snow
Katy Perry – Firework
Keane – Somewhere Only We Know
Kings Of Leon – Sex On Fire
Luis Demetrio – Sway
Madness – It Must Be Love
Nirvana – Heart Shaped Box
Oasis – Wonderwall
Osvaldo Fares – Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps
Perez Prado – Cherry Pink
Radiohead – Creep
Richie Valens – La Bamba
Robbie Williams – Angels
Roberta Flack – First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Rolling Stones – Paint It Black
Sam Smith – Writing's On The Wall
Sid Ramin – Music To Watch The World Go By
Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
Stevie Wonder – Signed Sealed Delivered
The Beatles – Here Comes The Sun
The Bee Gees – How Deep Is You Love
The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling
The Black Keys – Tighten Up
The Corrs – Runaway
The Killers – Mr Brightside
The Wannadies – You And Me Song
Turtles – Happy Together
U2 – With Or Without You
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Verve – Bittersweet Symphony
Wine And Bayer Sager Groovy Kind Of Love

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.

“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 in London, August 2019

“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.”

Joan, Wedding in Northumberland

“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 in Burnham-on-Crouch

“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 in East Sussex

“Looked the part and sounded amazing. They helped make the day what it was and we've received numerous compliments.”

James, Wedding in Richmond

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