Our Musical Repertoire

The thing that is most important to us is making your day the perfect event that you’ve always dreamed of. We know that a huge part of your enjoyment is matching the music that we play to your own personal tastes. While many people think that orchestras are very traditional and are tied purely to classical music, this is certainly not the case. In fact, you may be surprised by the diversity of music that we can play.

We have a very extensive musical repertoire for you to choose from. We can cater to your tastes, no matter how unusual or eclectic. If you love pop classics from the 1980s, or if you have a passion for rock, we can help to find tunes that you and your guests are going to love, all with our unusual twist.

Here is just a sample of our musical repertoire.

Pop Classics

It might surprise you to know that one of the musical styles which we are most commonly asked for is the genre of pop classics. We have an extensive range of music from this genre, embracing eras from the 1960s up to the present day. Some of the songs that we are frequently asked for include:

  • John Legend – All of Me
  • Lennon/McCartney – All You Need Is Love
  • Robbie Williams – Angels
  • John Denver – Annie’s Song
  • Lady Gaga – Bad Romance
  • Carly Ray Jepson – Call Me Maybe
  • The Killers – All These Things That I’ve Done
  • Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling in Love with You
  • Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • T-Pau – China in Your Hands
  • Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
Our pop classics selection
  • ABBA – Dancing Queen
  • Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
  • Lionel Richie – Endless Love
  • Bangles – Eternal Flame
  • Bryan Adams – I Do It for You
  • The Police – Every Breath You Take
  • Muse – Feeling Good
  • Eva Cassidy – Fields of Gold
  • Coldplay – Fix You
  • Lou Reed – Perfect Day
Our classical music repertoire

Classical Music

Classical music is very popular during wedding ceremonies and also as background music during line-ups and drinks receptions. Some of our classical repertoires include:

  • Bach – Air on A G String
  • Schubert – Ave Maria
  • Tartini – Cantabile
  • Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Bach – Arioso
  • Pachelbel – Canon in D
  • Debussy – Clair de Lune
  • Delibes – Flower Duet
  • Brahms – Lullaby
  • Tchaikovsky – March from the Nutcracker Suite
  • C Franck – Panis Angelicus
  • Handel – Zadok The Priest

Traditional and Folk Music

Strings lend themselves perfectly to the traditional sound of folk music. We are often asked to play folk tunes as a backing accompaniment to dining and drinks. Some of our traditional repertoires include:

  • The Waters of Tyne
  • The Minstrel Boy
  • The Irish Washerwoman
  • Londonderry Air
  • Killarney
  • Cockles and Mussels
  • Plaisir d’Amour
  • The Wild Rover
  • The Girl I Left Behind Me
  • To A Wild Rose
Our folk music repertoire

Show Tunes and Film Music

One of the most popular genres at weddings and other events is show tunes and music from the movies. We can play an enormous repertoire of classics in this genre which you and your guests are sure to love. Some of the tunes which are most requested include:

  • Christina Perri – A Thousand Years (Twilight)
  • Lloyd Webber – All I Ask of You (Phantom of the Opera)
  • Alan Menken – A Whole New World (Aladdin)
  • Schonberg – Bring Him Home (Les Miserables)
  • Elton John - Can You Feel the Love Tonight (The Lion King)
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein – Edelweiss (Sound of Music)
  • Menken/Slater – I See the Light (Tangled)
Our classical music repertoire

Easy Listening and Jazz

If you’re looking for some versatile entertainment either during a meal or drinks reception or to dance to at an evening celebration, our jazz and easy listening repertoire is sure to be a perfect choice. We have an enormous range of music within this genre to choose from, so whatever your tastes there is sure to be music to enjoy. Some of the jazz and easy listening music which we are requested to play include:

  • Manning Sherwin – A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
  • Etta James – At Last
  • Fats Waller – Ain’t Misbehavin’
  • Rodgers & Hart – Blue Moon
  • Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
  • Frank Sinatra – Fly Me to The Moon
  • Michael Buble – Everything
  • Cole Porter – Every Time We Say Goodbye
  • Nat King Cole – Unforgettable
  • Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World