Metropolitan Strings

Metropolitan Strings

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Location London
Starting from £780
1 Reviews

A modern string quartet known for their unique renditions of pop songs, classical music, famous TV and movie soundtracks.

  • Highlights
  • Available as a duo, trio, quartet or small string orchestra
  • Experienced in playing at all kinds of events, including Jewish, Persian and Indian weddings
  • Can arrange and perform your special tune with prior notice

About


Metropolitan Strings is a professional, versatile string ensemble who have been performing together for 10 years and can perform as a string quartet, trio, duo or even a small string orchestra. 

With a fast-growing reputation for lively performances of their modern pop and famous tv/movie theme tunes, they have been the ensemble of choice for many award ceremonies, celebrity parties and special events taking place in and around London and have now set up a sister-ensemble in Los Angeles, California.

With an unrivalled variety and range of music in their repertoire, they are able to cater for all tastes and ages. Their music ranges from genres such as; Classical, Jazz, Pop, Tv/Movie Themes, Disney, Musicals, Bollywood, Persian and more!

Metropolitan Strings prides itself on being able to perform for almost any kind of event, including Jewish, Persian and Indian weddings, large-scale corporate events and private parties. They can also take special music requests and if there is a song that does not already feature on their extensive song list, we can either acquire the pre-existing sheet music or have the song especially arranged by their in-house music arranger.

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Repertoire


Classical Repertoire

  • Adagio from Clarinet Concerto - Mozart
  • Air from Suite in D (on G string) - Bach
  • Alleluja from Exultate Jubilate - Mozart
  • Andante from Piano Concerto No.21 - Mozart
  • Aria from Xerxes - Handel
  • Arioso - Bach
  • Ave Maria - Schubert
  • Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod
  • Badinerie from Orchestral Suite No.2 - Bach
  • Bist Du Bei Mir - Bach
  • Bridal Chorus (Wedding March) - Wagner
  • Blue Danube - J. Strauss
  • Bolero - Ravel
  • Cakewalk - Debussy
  • Canon in D - Pachelbel
  • Chanson de Matin - Elgar
  • Divertimento in F - Mozart
  • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Mozart
  • Entrance of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
  • First Polovtsian Dance - Borodin
  • Für Elise - Beethoven
  • Gavotte from Holberg Suite - Grieg
  • Gopak - Mussorgsky
  • Gymnopedie 1-3 - Satie
  • Hornpipe from Water Music - Handel
  • Humoresque - Dvorak
  • Hungarian Dance No.5 - Brahms
  • I Giorni - Ludovico Einaudi
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach
  • Largo from Winter - Vivaldi
  • Lascia Ch'io Pianga - Handel
  • Laudate Dominum - Mozart
  • Le Petit Nègre - Debussy
  • Liebestraum - Lizst
  • Marriage of Figaro Overture - Mozart
  • Meditation from Thaïs - Massanet
  • Nessun Dorma - Puccini
  • Nimrod - Elgar
  • Norwegian Dance No.2 - Grieg
  • Nuvole Bianche - Ludovico Einaudi
  • Ode to Joy - Beethoven
  • Palladio - Karl Jenkins
  • Panis Angelicus - Franck
  • Pavane (Pour Une Infante Défunte) - Ravel
  • Pizzicato Polka - J. Strauss
  • Polonaise 'Militaire' - Chopin
  • Prelude in E minor - Chopin
  • Rondeau - Mouret
  • Rondo Alla Turca - Mozart
  • Salut d'Amour - Elgar
  • Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach
  • Spring - Vivaldi
  • Sleeping Beauty Waltz - Tchaikovsky
  • Symphony No. 1 - Finale - Brahms
  • Symphony No. 4 - 2nd Movement - Tchaikovsky
  • Symphony No. 6 (Pastoral) - 1st Movement - Beethoven
  • Symphony No. 7 - Allegretto - Beethoven
  • Symphony No. 40 - 1st Movement - Mozart
  • Träumeri - Schumann
  • Tritsch-Tratsch Polka - J. Strauss
  • Trumpet Tune - Purcell
  • Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
  • Two Rondeaux - Purcell
  • Vocalise - Rachmaninoff
  • Wachet Auf - Bach
  • Wedding March - Mendelssohn

Ballet Repertoire

  • Czardas from Coppelia - Delibes
  • Czardas from Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky
  • Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker - Tchaikovsky
  • Dance of the Swans from Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky
  • Danse des Mirlitons - Tchaikovsky
  • Divertissement Pizzicati from Sylvia - Delibes
  • March from The Nutcracker Suite - Tchaikovsky
  • Mazurka from Coppelia - Delibes
  • Pas de Deux from Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky
  • The Swan from Carnival of the Animals - Saint Saëns
  • Valse Lent from Coppelia - Delibes
  • Waltz of the Flowers - Tchaikovsky

Opera Repertoire

  • Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman - Offenbach
  • Bei Männern from The Magic Flute - Mozart
  • Der Vögelfänger from The Magic Flute - Mozart
  • Flower Duet from Lakmé - Delibes
  • Habanera from Carmen - Bizet
  • Meditation from Thaïs - Massanet
  • Nessun Dorma from Turandot - Puccini
  • O Mio Babbino Caro from Gianni Schicchi - Puccini
  • Prelude to Carmen - Bizet
  • The Toreador's Song from Carmen - Bizet

Pop Repertoire

  • Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
  • All of Me - John Legend
  • All the Lovers - Kylie Minogue
  • All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
  • Amazing - Bruno Mars
  • A Sky Full Of Stars - Coldplay
  • A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
  • At Last - Etta James
  • Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
  • Bad Guy - Billie Eilish
  • Beat It - Michael Jackson
  • Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
  • Blackbird - The Beatles
  • Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water - Paul Simon
  • Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepson
  • Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley
  • Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
  • Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You - Frankie Valli
  • Cheap Thrills - Sia
  • China Roses - Enya
  • Come On Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners
  • Crazy In Love - Beyonce
  • Dancing Queen - ABBA
  • Despacito - Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee
  • Diamonds - Rihanna
  • Distance - Emily King
  • Dog Days Are Over - Florence + The Machine 
Line-Up

  • String Quartet
  • String Trio
  • String Duo
  • String Orchestra
  • Solo Violin
  • Solo Cello 

1 Reviews

Top reviews

Emma Hansall

Event: Wedding
Location: London
5/5

Beautiful. The performance brought a real touch of class and elegance to our day and we would certainly recommend them. They played a range of songs to appeal to everyone too.


    Pricing

    We give you a bespoke price based on the exact location of your event. The pricing below is based on a central location for your area so you have an idea of what your price will be. The exact price will be given in the booking process after you’ve provided the location details.

    East
    • Cambridgeshire £960
    Foreign Locations
    • Europe £2400
    • Rest of the world £3600
    South East
    • Bedfordshire £900
    • Berkshire £840
    • Buckinghamshire £840
    • East Sussex £840
    • Essex £840
    • Hampshire £840
    • Hertfordshire £840
    • Isle of Wight £1200
    • Kent £840
    • London £780
    • Middlesex £840
    • Oxfordshire £960
    • Surrey £840
    • Sussex £840
    • West Sussex £840

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    FAQs

    How far can you travel?
    We can travel to any event in the uk or abroad but are mainly based in London and the home counties. Please note that additional travel and accommodation fees may apply for events further afield.

    What will you wear for my event?
    We usually wear smart all-black concert attire but can wear brighter colours if requested.

    Can you play songs we request?
    Yes! if not already part of our repertoire, we can take special requests and arrange songs especially for you at an additional fee of £50. We usually require notice of at least one month.

    Can you play outside?
    Yes. Provided we are playing under a sheltered/covered area, we are happy to play outside. should it be very cold, we may require heaters and if it is raining, we must play indoors.

    How much space do you need?
    A well-lit space of 3m x 2m is perfect for us.

    What equipment do you require?
    We require the correct number of armless chairs (and cover if playing outdoors), good-lighting and a safe room to leave our belongings and valuables while performing.

    How many breaks do you need?
    We usually take a 10 minute break for every hour played. we can arrange our breaks to fit with your schedule on the day but would appreciate notice of any specific times we are not required to play so we can arrange our breaks accordingly.

    Do you require food/refreshments?
    We only ask for water to be available by way of refreshments. however, should we be at your event for 3 hours or more, food/light refreshments would be much appreciated!

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