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Golden String Duo

The Golden String Duo incorporate world-class female musicians for all kinds of events and are passionate about offering the highest level of musicality and elegant presentation, to ensure that your entertainment radiates perfection and becomes the personalized event you deserve.

Golden Strings have performed for many well-established artists and venues, both within the UK and internationally, and were chosen to compose and perform a modern symphony for strings and voice on BBC television. They are constantly in demand to perform at events ranging from weddings and corporate functions to parties, recordings and television appearances.

Having played for the Man Booker Prize Awards, the Monte Carlo Television Festival and the National Music Awards in London, Golden Strings are highly experienced at performing for all kinds of events, and are dedicated to ensuring that their programme creates the perfect atmosphere for your guests. Golden Strings have performed recitals aboard Holland America' s and Cunard' s luxury cruise ships; at prestigious venues such as the Grosvenor House and Hilton on Park Lane hotels; and at Westminster Abbey. Apollo have also been invited to perform alongside a host of well-known popular artists, such as Jesse J, Enya, Leona Lewis and Andrea Bocelli.

All Golden Strings artists have been classically trained at respected conservatoires and are renowned for their stunning attention to appearance and detail.

Golden Strings have a wide and varied repertoire, incorporating classical, opera, jazz and pop, and are dedicated to helping you find the perfect music for your event. They are happy to search for music that is not on their current repertoire lists, and can even offer to arrange music that is not in print. They have arranged music by artists such as Snow Patrol, Robbie Williams, The Beatles and The Feeling, and have built up an enviable reputation for performing arrangements of such modern classics.

Weddings

Golden Strings regularly perform at wedding ceremonies, civil partnerships and receptions.

They have an extensive repertoire from which to choose, ranging from classical to pop, and are happy to discuss repertoire ideas to ensure the perfect event.

Golden Strings can offer a string duo, trio or quartet and are always glad to offer advice on which group may best suit your event.
Whichever Golden ensemble you choose, their commitment to excellence and professionalism will be sure to enhance the elegance and beauty of your special day.

Corporate events

Whether your event is in a small, intimate setting or on a grand scale, Golden Strings will add that touch of class to make it an event to remember.
With an extensive and diverse repertoire, plus a choice of ensembles, you are sure to find the perfect combination to complement the occasion.

Act Information

Line-up

Duo - Violin & Cello

Extra Line-up(s)

Trio - Violin, Viola & Cello
Quartet - Violin I, Violin II, Viola & Cello

The Golden String Orchestra is also available upon request, and is an impressive option for larger events.

Also included

Golden Strings are an acoustic act and therefore rarely need to perform with amplification. If amplification is desired we can supply our our specialist string microphones (DPA 4099) that all qualified technician's will be happy to work with.

Location

South East based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands, Wales.

Previous Clients

All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon
Bentley Cars
Café de Paris
Cirque du Soleil Claridge’s, Mayfair Cunard
Enya
Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane Harrods
Hilton on Park Lane hotel
Holland America Line
Jesse J
Locanda Locatelli
Mandarin Oriental, Knightsbridge
Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
Shakespeare’ s Globe Theatre
Tate Modern
Tower 42
Victoria and Albert Museum
The Wallace Collection
Westminster Abbey
Vivienne Westwood

Testimonials

"Thank you for making the event so special, everyone appreciated your music so much"

Richard Lane, President of Diabetes UK

"Wonderful and charming,
I didn't want you to stop playing!"

Christopher Biggins, actor & media personality

"Your duo were the perfect choice for us as our space was limited, yet you still managed to produce a stunning sound that just made our day so special."

Linda Summers, wedding client

Highlights

The Golden Duo are surprisingly affordable compared to larger ensembles.
The Golden Duo are perfect for smaller venues where a fuller sound is not necessary.
The Golden Duo is a brilliant choice where space is limited.

Repertoire

Repertoire

Repertoire
Golden Strings are always happy to consider arranging any song that cannot be found on our current repertoire list.
Canon in D Pachelbel
Trumpet Voluntary Purcell
Trumpet Voluntary Clarke
Ave Maria Schubert
Entrance to the Queen of Sheba Handel
Flower Duet Delibes
Greensleeves Traditional English melody
Prelude from Te Deum Charpentier
La Rejouissance from Royal Fireworks Music Handel
Rondeau Mouret
Air on the G string Bach
Wedding March/here comes the bride Wagner
Wedding March Mendelssohn
Air from Water Music in F Handel
Bouree from Water music in F Handel
Hornpipe from Water Music in F Handel
Hornpipe from Water Music in D Handel
Ave Maria Bach-Gounod
Sheep May Safely Graze Bach
Wachet Auf Bach
Largo from the four seasons Vivaldi
Jesu - Joy of Man's Desiring Bach
Ode to Joy Beethoven
Meditation from Thais Massenet
Arioso Bach
Largo Handel
Cantabile Tartini
Traumeri Schumann
Adagio Albinoni
Adagio from Clarinet Concerto Mozart
Andante from Violin Concerto Mendelssohn
Nearer My God - To Thee Mason
La Donna E Mobile Verdi
Minuet in G Beethoven
Lullaby Brahms
Little Brown Jug Winner
Waltzing Matilda Cowan
Daisy Daisy Dacre
Hallelujah chorus from 'Messiah' Handel
Rule Britannia Arne
Goldberg Variations- Aria and 1st variation Bach
Swing Low Spiritual
Amazing Grace Traditional American melody
The Ash Grove Traditional Welsh melody
Dance to Your Daddy Traditional Nothumbrian melody
Blow the Wind Southerly Traditional English Melody
The British Grenadiers Traditional English melody
Come Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl Traditional Scottish student song
Still Still Still Traditional Austrian melody
Soldier Soldier Traditional English melody
J'ai du Bon Tabac Traditional French Melody
Donkey Riding Traditional Canadian melody
Linstead Market Traditional Jamaican Melody
Mango Walk Traditional Jamaican Melody
Hava Nagila Hebrew folk song
Matchmaker from Fiddler on the Roof
To life from Fiddler on the Roof
This Jazzy Old Man Adapted from a Traditional English melody

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.


Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)