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About Leon String Quartet
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South based quartet for weddings, recitals, parties and functions. Simply put, we provide beautiful and bespoke live music for your event.
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Christmas, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Ceilidh, Country, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Welsh folk, Jazz, Blues, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Latin jazz, Jazz fusion, Modern jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Avant garde, Experimental, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Motown, Karaoke, R&B, Soul, Tribute, Top 40, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Bossa nova, French music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Polka, Reggae, Salsa, Samba, Tango
￼￼￼￼￼LEON STRING QUARTET FUNCTION REPERTOIRE LIST
Bach, J.S – Air on G
Bruch – Adagio (violin concerto no. 1)
￼￼￼Boccherini – Minuet from string quintet in E
Delibes – Flower Duet
Elgar – Salut d'Amour
Elgar – Chanson d'Matin
Elgar – Chanson d'Nuit
Handel – Water Music
Handel – Violin Sonatas (selection)
Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Haydn – String Quartet in G
Haydn – String Quartet in E Flat
Jenkins – Palladio
￼￼￼Mendelssohn –Wedding March
￼￼Moussorgsky – Gopak
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart – String Quartet in C
Mozart – String Quartet in D
Mozart – String Quartet in G
P￼￼￼achelbel – Canon in D
Puccini – Nessun Dorma
Puccini – O Mio Babbino Caro
Purcell – Rondeau from Abdelazer Suite
Massanet – Meditation from Thais
Wagner – Wedding March
Vivaldi – Sinfonia in G
Vivaldi – Excerpts from The Four Seasons
Ashokan Farewell – Ungar
Londonderry Air (Danny Boy) – Irish
￼Wedding Reel – Irish
Skye Boat Song – Scottish
￼￼All I ask Of You – Phantom of the Opera
￼￼￼A Whole New World – Aladdin
￼￼Can You Feel The Love Tonight – The Lion King
￼￼City Of Stars – LaLa Land
Everybody's Free – Romeo and Juliet
Fawlty Towers Theme – Fawlty Towers
Gabriel's Oboe – The Mission
￼￼￼￼￼Game Of Thrones – Game of Thrones Theme
￼￼Hoppipolla – Sigur Ros, Planet Earth
Let it Go – Frozen
￼￼￼￼My Heart Will Go On – Titanic
￼￼Over The Rainbow – Wizard of Oz
￼Tale As Old as Time – Beauty and the Beast
￼￼The Music Of the Night – Phantom of the Opera
￼￼￼The Rose – The Rose (Midler)
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼This Land – The Lion King
￼￼￼Under The Sea – The Little Mermaid
￼￼￼￼￼￼When You Wish Upon a Star – Pinocchio
You've Got a Friend in Me – Toy Story
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Anything Goes – Cole Porter
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼At Last – Warren, arr. Cohen
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Beyond the Sea – Trenet
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Blue Moon – Rogers and Hart
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Fly Me to the Moon – Bart Howard
￼￼￼￼I Got Rhythm – Gershwin
￼￼￼￼￼￼It Don't Mean a Thing – Ellington
￼￼￼￼￼La Vie en Rose – Gugliemi arr. Cohen
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Lets Do It – Cole Porter
￼￼￼￼￼￼Lullaby – Gershwin
Maple Leaf Rag – Joplin
Mood Indigo– Ellington
￼￼￼￼￼￼Moon River – Mancini
￼￼￼￼￼￼Nocturne – Grappelli
￼￼￼￼Over the Rainbow – Arlen
￼￼￼￼￼￼Summer Time – Gershwin arr. Brown
￼￼￼￼￼What a Wonderful World – Armstrong
￼￼￼When I Fall in Love – Victor Young
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Africa – Toto
All You Need is Love – Beatles
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Bittersweet Symphony – The Verve
￼￼￼￼￼Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
￼￼￼￼￼￼Can't Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Charlie Brown – Coldplay
Clocks – Coldplay
Don't Wanna Miss a Thing – Aerosmith
Don't You (Forget About Me) – Simple Minds
Don't Stop Believin' – Journey
Eleanor Rigby – Beatles
Everglow – Coldplay
Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes – Korgis
Every Teardrop is a Waterfall – Coldplay
Fireflies – Owl City
Fix You – Coldplay
From the Heart – Another Level
Fugue on a Theme of 'Michelle' – Beatles
Greatest Day – Take That
Halo – Beyoncé
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Heaven – Bryan Adams
Here Comes the Sun – Beatles
Here Comes Your Man – Pixies
Hoppipolla – Sigur Ros
Human – The Killers
How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
I Giorni – Einaudi
I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
I'm Yours – Jason Mraz
In My Place – Coldplay
It Must Be Love – Madness
I Want To Hold Your Hand – Beatles
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Just Give Me a Reason – Pink
Kissing You – Des'ree
Knights of Cydonia – Muse
Latch – Sam Smith
Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley
Make You Feel My Love – Dylan/Adele
Mamma Mia – Abba
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Mr Brightside – The Killers
One Day Like This – Elbow
Paradise – Coldplay
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Pompeii – Bastille
Resistance – Muse
Rolling in the Deep – Adele
￼￼￼￼￼￼Send Me On My Way – Rusted Root
She's Always a Woman To Me – Billy Joel
Smooth Criminal – Michael Jackson
Something – Beatles
Something Just Like This – Coldplay
Somewhere Only We Know – Keane
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
Starlight – Muse
￼￼The Rain Song – Led Zeppelin
￼￼￼￼Sweet Child O' Mine – Guns N' Roses
￼￼￼￼The Rose – Amanda McBroom
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Take On Me – A-Ha
￼￼￼￼￼Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
￼￼￼￼￼￼Titanium – David Guetta
￼￼￼￼￼Toxic – Britney Spears
￼￼￼￼￼￼Viva La Vida – Coldplay
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Waiting For a Star to Fall – Boy Meets Girl
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Whatever – Oasis
￼￼￼￼With or Without You – U2
￼￼￼￼￼￼Yellow – Coldplay
￼￼￼￼￼Your Song – Elton John
￼￼￼￼￼You Are the Reason – Callum Scott
Do you have different line-up options?
As well as a quartet, we offer a string trio, and a violin and cello duo option.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We're a flexible group and are very happy to accommodate changes in timings – we only ask that you let us know in advance.
How much time do you need to set up?
We require 30 minutes set up time.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Absolutely! We love it when clients create their perfect set, as we understand that each event is completely unique! We are also happy to provide guidance about choosing music wherever needed.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes, we only need 4 chairs without arms in a space approx. 8x8 feet, which your venue should be able to provide us with.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Yes - Just let us know what you would like, and we will see what we can do.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
We've performed at hundreds of events, and the number one comment from guests/clients is how versatile our set is. We like to keep things fresh and are constantly on the lookout for new music to add to our list. Because we have such a wide repertoire, we can switch from Bach to Coldplay and everything in between.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Concert Venues: Edinburgh Fringe Marlowe Theatre Cadogan Hall Abbey Road Studios St Johns, Smith Square Canterbury Cathedral Leicester Guildhall Wedding venues: Leeds Castle Eastwell Manor Preston Court Winters Barns Lympne Castle Chilston Park Hotel Hever Castle Leez Priory Cooling Casle Barns Marleybrook House ...and many more!
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
We were lucky to be coached by Martin Outram, violist of the Maggini Quartet, and we learnt so much about the finer workings of playing as an ensemble. We love playing quartets by Russian composers, and also breathing new life into the ensemble with contemporary, pop and folk numbers!
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Playing to a packed Canterbury Cathedral nave always gets our pulses racing – the acoustic in there is incredible!
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
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