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Dubbed 'future stars of British Chamber Music' (Eaton Square), the Halcyon Quartet is a prizewinning quartet based in London.
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Classical, Early music, Christmas, Traditional church music, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, Covers
Bartok: String Quartet No.3
String Quartet in F Major Op. 18 No.1
String Quartet in C minor Op.18 No.4
String Quartet in Bb Major Op. 18 No. 6
String Quartet in F Major Op. 135,
Bliss: String Quartet No.2
Britten: 3 Divertimenti
Borodin: String Quartet in D Major No.2
Dvorak String Quartet No. 12 in F Major Op. 96 “American”
Haydn: String Quartets-
Op.20 No.2, Op.20 No.4, Op.33 No.2, Op.33 No.6,
Op.50 No.1, Op.54 No.1
Op. 74 No. 1, Op. 76 No.1, Op. 77 No.2
String Quartet No.1 in E Flat Major Op.12
String Quartet No 2 in A minor Op.13
E.J. Moeran: String Quartet No. 1 in A minor
String Quartet in Bb Major No. 17 K458,
String Quartet No. 19 in C Major K.465 “Dissonance”
Prokofiev: String Quartet in F Major Op. 92 No.2
Purcell: Fantasias No. 6, 7, 8, 10
Ravel: String Quartet in F Major
Quartettsatz in C Minor, D.703
String Quartet No.14 D810 “Death and the Maiden”
Shostakovich: String Quartet No.3 in F Major
Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet
Tchaikovsky: String Quartet in D Major Op. 11 No.1
Webern: Langsamer Satz
Hugh Wood: String Quartet No.1
All of Me
A Thousand Years
Awake my Soul
Can’t Stop the Feeling
Don’t Stop Believing
Every Breath You Take
Fields of Gold
Glasgow Love Theme
Just the Way You Are
Let it Go
Make you feel my Love
The Bare Necessities
Thinking Out Loud
You raise Me Up
All you need is Love
Stand by Me
All I Ask of You (Phantom)
America (West Side Story)
Ashokan Farewell (The Civil War)
As Time Goes By (Hupfeld)
Bachianas Brazileiras No. 5 (Villa-Lobos)
Begine the Beguine (Porter)
Blue Tango (Anderson)
Birthday Variations (Naughtin)
Come in from the Rain (Manchester)
Danzas Argentinas No.2 (Ginastera)
Do it Again (Gershwin)
El Choclo Tango (Villodldo)
Embraceable You (Gershwin)
Forgotten Dreams (Anderson)
For Just a Moment (St. Elmo’s Fire)
Galway Rambler Medley (Trad. Irish Tunes)
The Godfather Love Theme
Goodbye to Love (Carpenter)
I Feel Pretty (West Side Story)
I Got Rhythm Variations (Gershwin)
I Love Paris (Porter)
If you Could Read my Mind (Lightfoot)
In the Mood (Garland)
Jalousie Tango (Gade)
La Bamba (Trad.)
Lamento Quichua (Gianneo)
Loony Tunes Fugue (Naughtin)
Manha de Carnaval (Black Orpheus)
Maria (West Side Story)
The Music of the Night (Phantom)
My Funny Valentine (Rodgers)
My Heart Will Go On (Titanic)
New York, New York (Kander)
Noites Cariocas (Bandolim)
One Hand, One Heart (West Side Story)
The Orange Blossom Special (Rouse)
Over the Rainbow (Arlen)
Por Una Cabeza Tango (Scent of a Woman)
Purple Haze (Hendrix)
Romeo and Juliet Love Theme
Send in the Clowns (Sondheim)
Seven by the Beatles: Day Tripper
A Hard Day’s Night
When I’m Sixty-Four
Back in the U.S.S.R.
Someone to Watch over Me (Gershwin)
Somewhere (West Side Story)
Stormy Weather (Arlen)
The Summer Knows (The Summer of ’42 Theme)
Tango in D
Tonight West Side Story)
Adagio for Strings
Adagio Cantabile from Pathetique
Claire de Lune
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Golliwogg’s Cake-Walk (Debussy)
Humoresque Op.101, No.7 (Dvorak)
Menuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin
Pavane pour une infant defunte (Ravel)
No.1 Berceuse (Faure)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini: 18th Var
The Swan (Carnival of the Animals)
3 Divertimenti: D major
KV 157 C major
Air on a G String
Eine Kleine (all movements)
Happy Birthday (Mozart)
Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring
Queen of Sheba
Sheep may Safely Graze
Vivaldi Winter 2nd movement
Alleluja from Exultate Jubilate
Ode to Joy
Andante, Piano Concerto no.21 (Mozart)
Sleeping Beauty Waltz (Tchaikovsky)
Chanson de Matin
Do you have different line-up options?
Our line-up is primarily a quartet, with all four Halcyons performing. On the occasions that we are asked to perform specifically as a trio, we will (although we always recommend the quartet).
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We always try our best to be flexible and ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible; if timings change before the event then just let us know. Sometimes we are unable to cater the changes, so the more notice we have the better.
How much time do you need to set up?
We need only four chairs and space for us to play our instruments, so our set-up time is very minimal, with no technology required. We usually arrive up to 30 minutes before the start time and are set-up to play within 10 minutes.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
We have a large range of repertoire of both Classical and Popular music that we bring to events. If you and your guests have particular songs or genres in mind then let us know as much in advance as possible, as we can then cater better to your requirements.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
As above, we ask for four chairs to be laid out where you'd like us but other than space and chairs we bring everything else!
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Again, if a song isn't included in our repertoire we may be able to find it and perform it at your event, but letting us know in advance gives us the time to purchase and rehearse it. There would be an £11 fee to help towards the cost of the music, and also the extra rehearsal time.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
We ourselves love performing; reviews of our concerts, and feedback from clients, is that our performances weren't just a joy to listen to, but also to watch.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
September 2018-present Holy Sepulchre Church London (as its Ensemble-in-Residence) March 2019 Royal Overseas-League (Final) January 2019 Royal Opera House Linbury Theatre July 2018 West Cork, Bantry February 2018 Bermuda October 2017 Eaton Square October 2017 St. Botolph without Aldgate September 2017 St. Peter's Stourton Caundle April 2017 Eaton Square
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Various string quartets including: The Doric String Quartet The Berg Quartet The Endellion Quartet The Heath Quartet The Chilingirian Quartet
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
The Royal Opera House Linbury Theatre, 2019 The Royal Overseas-League Finals, 2019 BBC Radio 3, 2015 Wigmore Hall, 2015
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
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|Up to 2 hours||£720|
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Specific Music Requested
Broadstone S, 2 years ago
Gabriella J, 4 years ago