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Kaleidoscope String Quartet

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About Kaleidoscope String Quartet

String quartet
Southsea
Public liability insurance of £5 million
Kaleidoscope String Quartet is an ensemble of professional musicians, performing classical and popular music.

Kaleidoscope String Quartet is an ensemble of professional musicians, performing classical and popular music to create a unique atmosphere for your event. With a varied selection of repertoire (Mozart to Coldplay, Pachelbel to Queen), our string quartet is ideal for Wedding Ceremonies, Receptions, Dinners, Product Launches, Birthday and Anniversary celebrations. If a particular piece of music is required, we can often arrange or purchase at a small charge. We also have our own library of Hymns for church services, military marches for regimental mess dinners and national anthems for official toasts. The Kaleidoscope String Quartet is the preferred Quartet for a growing number of prestigious venues in Hampshire, Dorset, Surrey, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Sussex and London. Regular venues include: Chewton Glen, Careys Manor & Rhinefield House (New Forest), Lainston House, Marwell Hotel & New Place (Winchester), Manor Barn & Tithe Barn (Petersfield), HMS Warrior, Mary Rose Museum & HMS Victory (Portsmouth), Goodwood House, Upwaltham Barns & Farbridge (West Sussex). In addition to playing at events, Kaleidoscope String Quartet have recorded tracks with various local pop bands, performed newly commissioned works, featured in a number of television documentaries and even appeared in a film!

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Traditional church music, Christmas, Classical, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Easy listening, Light music
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Types:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Popular Repertoire
GERSHWIN
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Somebody Loves Me
Lady Be Good
Someone To Watch Over Me
Embraceable You
The Man I Love
Just Another Rumba
Love Walked In
By Strauss
Nice Work If You Can Get It
S’Wonderful
MADNESS
It Must Be Love
QUEEN
Don’t Stop Me Now
Killer Queen
Bohemian Rhapsody
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Your My Best Friend
Somebody To Love
Another One Bites The Dust
ELLINGTON
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
It Don’t Mean A Thing
OASIS
Wonderwall
ABBA
Money, Money, Money
Thank You For The Music
JOPLIN
The Entertainer
Country Club
Paragon Rag
Bethena
Heliotrope Bouquet
New Rag
Roseleaf Rag
SNOW PATROL
Chasing Cars
SEDAKA
Is This The Way To Amarillo
BERNSTEIN
One Hand, One Heart (From West Side Story)
I Feel Pretty (From West Side Story)
Tonight (From West Side Story)
Maria (From West Side Story)
COLD PLAY
Yellow
Viva La Vida
PRESLEY
Can’t Help Falling In Love With You
PIAZZOLLA
Libertango
GUNS N ROSES
Sweet Child O’ Mine
SHEARING
Lullaby Of Birdland
RUSH
The Power Of Love
VILLOLDO
El Choclo
ADAMS
Everything I Do, I Do It For You
BEATLES
When I’m Sixty Four
All You Need Is Love
Eleanor Rigby
Here Comes The Sun
ARMSTRONG
What A Wonderful World
ARLEN
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
GLOVER
I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside
BERLIN
Let’s Face The Music And Dance
JOHN
Your Song
LLOYD WEBBER
Music Of The Night (From Phantom Of The Opera)
ORBISON
Pretty Woman
MANCINI
Moon River
THE VERVE
Bitter Suite Symphony
ELBOW
One Day Like This
BONFA
Manha De Carnaval
DUDLEY
Jeeves And Wooster Theme
GARDEL
Tango – Por Una Cabeza (From A Scent Of A Woman)
WILSON
Fawlty Towers Theme
HILL
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
JOHNSON
Pennies From Heaven
BOCK
Sunrise Sunset (From Fiddler On The Roof)
MCCARTNEY
Sailing
GINASTERA
Danzas Argentinas
BATT
Watership Down Theme (Bright Eyes)
SULLIVAN
Three Little Maids (From The Mikado)
SHERMAN
I Wanna Be Like You/Bare Necessities
ABREU
Tico-Tico
KENT
Bring Me Sunshine
HENRY
Making Woopee
BANDOLIM
Noites Cariocas
Classical Repertoire
MOZART
Quartet in G Major
Quartet in C Major
Quartet in Bb Major
Quartet in D Major
Divertimento No.1
Divertimento No.2
Divertimento No.3
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
BACH
Air On A G String
Four Pieces (From The Suite In D Major)
Largo (From Concerto For Two Violins)
Sheep May Safely Graze
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 In G Major
Jesu Joy Of Mans Desiring
Minuet in G Major
HANDEL
Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba
Hornpipe (From The Water Music Suite)
BRAHMS
Hungarian Dance No.5
PURCELL
Rondo (From Abdelazar)
Trumpet Tune
PACHELBEL
Canon In D
VIVALDI
Spring – Allegro, Largo, Allegro (From The Four Seasons)
Winter – Largo (From The Four Seasons)
Autumn – Allegro (From The Four Seasons
Concerto Grosso In D Minor
Badinerie (From Suite No.2)
CHOPIN
Waltz in D Major
WAGNER
Bridal Chorus (From Lohengrin)
MENDELSSOHN
Wedding March (From A Midsummer Nights Dream)
HAYDN
Quartet (The Lark)
Various Early Quartets
BIZET
Habanera (From Carmen Opera)
Entracte (To Act 1 Carmen Opera)
Flower Song (From Carmen Opera)
VERDI
Andantino (La Forza Del Destino)
ELGAR
Salut D’Amour
ALBENIZ
Tango No.2
PUCCINI
Flower Duet (British Airways Theme)
KREISLER
Allegretto
The Old Refrain
TCHAIKOVSKY
Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy
March (From The Nutcracker Suite)
BOCCEHERINI
Minuett (From The Lady Killers Film)
DEBUSSY
Cake Walk
KARL JENKINS
Adiemus
Palladio
FAURE
Pavane
SHOSTAKOVICH
Romance (From The Gadfly)
RAVEL
Bolero
BORODIN
Nocturne
Polotsvian Dance
LEHAR
Vilia (From The Merry Widow)
DVORAK
Humoresque
Largo (From The New World Symphony)
SCHUBERT
Ecossaises
DELIBES
Flower Duet
BELLINI
Casta Diva (From The Opera Norma)
MORRICONE
Gabriel’s Oboe
GOSSEC
Tambourin
Gavotte
TRADITIONAL
Greensleeves
To A Wild Rose

Reviews

From customers:

Client, 3 years ago

“I just wanted to drop a quick note to you to thank you for the wonderful performance the Kaleidoscope String Quartet gave at our wedding reception at Chewton Glen Hotel. The background music they provided was the perfect backdrop to our wedding and far exceeded our expectations. Several of our guests have asked us for your contact details, so hopefully they will be in contact with Kaleidoscope Music soon!” Kaleidoscope String Quartet at Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa, New Milton, New Forest, Hampshire

Jane R, 3 years ago

“I just wanted to thank the Kaleidoscope String Quartet for making our 25th Wedding Anniversary celebrations at Goodwood Kennels so enjoyable. A wonderful performance!” Kaleidoscope String Quartet at Goodwood Kennels, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex

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