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Award-winning soprano and tenor duo who accompany ourselves on classical guitars, performing in concert and at events worldwide
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Voted 'Best Classic-Contemporary Wedding Duet 2023' in the Global Wedding Awards, we are an entirely unique soprano and tenor duo who combine our classically trained voices with classical guitars. Our passion for music and travel led us to create Trovatori, which is Italian for wandering minstrels. We're versatile performers, trained in opera but equally at home in different styles of music. We understand that every event is unique and deserves a tailored music experience. That's why we offer carefully curated programmes of music that encompass a wide variety of genres, from classical and operatic showstoppers to music theatre, folk, ballads and film themes. We'll work with you to create a bespoke performance that perfectly fits your special occasion, be it a wedding, corporate event, or private party. We're passionate about sharing our music, and our blend of beautiful vocals with guitar accompaniment adds a special atmosphere to every song. Our two albums of our arrangements of songs from various genres were recently selected to be added to the National Sound Archive at the British Library. We've performed in many prestigious venues worldwide, including opera houses, music festivals, and theatres, as well as more intimate settings such as churches and village halls. We've also performed at many weddings, restaurants, parties, and religious and secular services, tailoring our performances to suit each event's needs. We understand the importance of making your event truly memorable and special, and that's why we're always open to special requests and suggestions from our clients. We've worked on numerous projects, from new classical and operatic works to film and TV soundtracks, contemporary songs in many genres, and advertisements, and we're always excited to take on new challenges. Get in touch with us, and we'll help you create an unforgettable experience for your special event that will leave you and your guests spellbound!

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Trovatori's Reviews

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Giovanna N
4 years ago
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5 out of 5

Wow! Absolutely superb in every way... amazing singers and musicians and such lovely people.

Reply from Trovatori
1 year ago

Thanks, Giovanna! It was a pleasure to sing for you and your family - everyone made us feel so welcome.

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Mr D
8 years ago

Very many thanks for the absolutely lovely music, we have had a great many compliments on your playing and singing from friends who were at the party. We think that it really made the event.

Cruise O
8 years ago

One of the best classical acts I have seen. Highly recommend.

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Trovatori's Song list

I dreamt that I dwelt in marble halls - The Bohemian Girl (Balfe)
Casta Diva - Norma (Bellini)
Habanera - Carmen (Bizet)
Les tringles des sistres - Carmen (Bizet)
Ebben, ne andro lontana - La Wally (Catalani)
Una furtiva lagrima - L’elisir d’amore (Donizetti)
Song to the Moon - Rusalka (Dvorak)
Summertime - Porgy & Bess (Gershwin)
Lascia ch’io pianga - Rinaldo (Handel)
Wheree’er you walk - Semele (Handel)
Sancta Maria (Intermezzo) - Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni)
Deh vieni, non tardar - Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
Deh vieni alla finestra - Il barbiere di Siviglia (Mozart)
La ci darem - Don Giovanni (Mozart)
Bei Männern - Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Barcarolle - Les contes d’Hoffmann (Offenbach)
E lucevan le stelle - Tosca (Puccini)
O mio babbino caro -Gianni Schicchi (Puccini)
Quando men vo - La Bohème (Puccini)
Un bel di vedremo - Madame Butterfly (Puccini)
Vissi d’arte - Tosca (Puccini)
Brindisi - La Traviata (Verdi)
La donna e mobile - Rigoletto (Verdi)
Christmas songs and carols:
A spaceman came travelling
Angels from the realms of glory
Away in a manger
Deck the Halls
Ding dong, merrily on high
God rest ye, merry gentlemen
Good King Wenceslas
Hark! The herald angels sing
Have yourself a merry little Christmas
I saw three ships come sailing in
In dulce jubilo
In the bleak midwinter
It came upon the midnight clear
Jingle bells
Joy to the world
Let it snow
Lo, how a rose e'er blooming
Mary’s boy child
Mary, mary
O come, all ye faithful
O come, o come Emmanuel
O holy night
O little town of Bethlehem
O Tannenbaum (Oh Christmas Tree)
Once in royal David’s city
See amid the winter’s snow
Silent night
Silver bells
Sussex Carol
The angel Gabriel
The carol singers
The Coventry carol
The first Noel
The holly and the ivy
The holy city
The infant king
The little road to Bethlehem
We three kings of Orient are
What child is this?
When a child is born
White Christmas
While shepherds watched their flocks
Neapolitan songs:
Feneste che lucive (Bellini)
O surdato ‘nnammurato (Cannio/Califano)
O sole mio (Capurro/di Capua)
Santa Lucia (Cottrau)
Torna a Surriento (De Curtis/De Curtis)
A vucchella (Tosti)
I’ te vurria vasa (Trad.)
Addio mia bella Napoli (Trad.)
Funiculi, funicula (Trad.)
Tiritomba (Trad.)
Oj mari (Trad.)
Piscatore e pusillico (Trad.)
Various (including folk, film themes, art songs, contemporary songs and ballads):
My love is like a red, red rose (Burns)
Les filles de Cadix (Délibes)
Down by the salley gardens (Hughes)
Wild mountain thyme (McPeake)
Annie’s Song (Denver)
Quizás, Quizás, Quizás (Farrés)
Quién será (Demetrio / Ruiz)
Beautiful dreamer (Foster)
I dream of Jeannie (Foster)
La vie en rose (Guglielmi)
Spanish eyes (Kaempfert/Snyder)
Il mio cuore va (Horner/Brightman)
The power of love (Johnson/Aplin)
Cosi (Keane/Grigolo)
White cliffs of Dover (Kent/Burton)
Granada (Lara)
You raise me up (Lovland/Graham)
The rose (McBroom)
Moon river (Mancini)
Plaisir d’amour (Martini)
Sancta Maria (Mascagni)
Volare (Modugno/Migliacci)
Nella fantasia (Morricone/Ferrau)
J’attendrai (Oliveri/Rastelli/Poterat)
We'll meet again (Parker/Charles)
Don’t fence me in (Porter)
El condor pasa (Robles/Simon & Garfunkel)
Parla più piano (Rota/Kusik)
Time to say goodbye (Sartorelli/Quarantotto)
Ständchen (Schubert)
Now is the hour (Po Atarau) (Scott/Kaihua/Stewart)
A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square (Sherwin/Maschwitz)
Fields of gold (Sting)
Fragile (Sting)
Moon over Bourbon Street (Sting)
Ei di’r deryn du (Trad.)
The foggy, foggy dew (Trad.)
The loom (Trad.)
Loch Lomond (Trad.)
Greensleeves (Trad.)
O Danny Boy (Trad./Weatherly)
O waly, waly (Trad.)
Once I had a sweetheart (Trad.)
Shenandoah (Trad.)
Suo gân (Trad.)
Wayfaring Stranger (Trad.)
La mer (Trenet)
Besame mucho (Velázquez)
La paloma (Yradier)
That’s amore (Warren/Brooks)
Music theatre:
Over the rainbow - The Wizard of Oz (Arlen/Harburg)
Tonight, tonight - West Side Story (Bernstein)
Somewhere - West Side Story (Bernstein)
I feel pretty - West Side Story (Bernstein)
Maria - West Side Story (Bernstein)
The impossible dream - The Man of La Mancha (Leigh/Darion)
Love Changes Everything - Aspects of Love (Lloyd-Webber/Hart/Black)
Don't cry for me, Argentina - Evita (Lloyd-Webber/Rice)
All I ask of you - Phantom of the Opera (Lloyd-Webber/Hart)
Memory - Cats (Lloyd-Webber)
Edelweiss - The Sound of Music (Rodgers/Hammerstein)
Bring him home - Les Miserables (Schönberg/Boublil)
Empty chairs and empty tables - Les Miserables (Schönberg/Boublil)
I dreamed a dream - Les Miserables (Schönberg/Boublil)
On my own - Les Miserables (Schönberg/Boublil)
Send in the clowns - A little night music (Sondheim)

Trovatori's Prices

Last updated: 2024

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£437.50
Up to 2 hours£625
Up to 3 hours£812.50
Wedding ceremony2 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception2 musicians
Up to 90 minutes of music during your drinks reception
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception2 musicians
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception.
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our clients love that we offer something totally unique for the guests - the blend of our classically trained voices with the subtle accompaniment of our guitars is a wonderful addition to many different kinds of events. Clients also appreciate our friendly professionalism and flexibility in terms of being able to tailor our repertoire to suit their event.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We have performed internationally at a wide range of places, from grand venues such as the Royal Albert Hall and Birmingham Symphony Hall to theatres on luxury cruise liners like Cunard, Dorchester Collection Hotels through to more intimate venues such as churches, restaurants and even clients' gardens, conservatories and living rooms!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

We both have an eclectic music taste! - artistic influences range from classical singers such as Franco Corelli, Placido Domingo, Maria Callas and Angela Gheorghiu to more modern artists like John Denver, Kate Bush, Billy Joel, Tori Amos, Peter Gabriel, Sting... to name but a few!

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

As artists we've performed in many high profile venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Queen Elizabeth and Cadogan Halls in London, Birmingham Symphony Hall as well as theatres worldwide in opera and operettas and in concert with the BBC Singers.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our standard line up is 2 x vocals and 2 x guitars, but you can hire just Darren, or just Caroline if preferred!

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We are always open to being flexible and will do our best to accommodate your change in plans, so long as we are free and able to do so

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

We are happy to provide iPod/iPad music between sets if desired

How much time do you need to set up?

Without PA equipment we need minimal set up time of 10-15 minutes. With PA we would need 20-30 minutes to set up and sound check.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Yes - we can either perform acoustically or with microphones attached to our instruments so we can move around.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Absolutely! Our set lists have been tailored from many performances and learning what songs work together best for different events. However, we're very happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for you.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Yes, PA is included; we don't currently provide lighting

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. However we're very happy to learn requests for a specific event; there would be a charge of £30 extra to allow for learning and practice if it's something that isn't already in our repertoire.
Christmas, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Opera, Musical theatre, Classical, Easy listening, Light music, French music, German music, Italian music, Latin, Spanish music
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