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Classical String Quartet Yorkshire Wedding Music
Elegant String Quartets For Hire - Perfect for a Wedding Ceremony, Reception, Charity Ball, Dinner Party and Corporate Function.


Whether you are planning to hire a string quartet for a church ceremony, a civil ceremony, a wedding reception, a corporate drinks reception, conference function, company event or a garden party, nothing can substitute for the elegant music of classical string quartets. The classic ensemble is made up of two violins, one viola and one cello. They are a stationary group (as opposed to a band of strolling musicians), and provides a beautifully rich full string sound. However, the quartet is not a dance group, but is more for easy listening background music at receptions or any event that demands an elegant atmosphere. The following string quartet ensembles are all based in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

Below we have alphabetically listed our live string quartets for hire for weddings and all other events.



The Alma string quartet is an extremely talented and experienced Yorkshire based string ensemble, regularly performing all kinds of events from a wedding ceremony to a civil or corporate event. The string quartet features members who have worked with The London Symphony Orchestra, The English National Opera, Opera North, Manchester Camerata and The English Chamber Orchestra. The Alma string quartet prides itself on providing a professional and personal service, ensuring that your occasion has that added magic of beautiful live music.



The Annikyra Yorkshire String Quartet guarantee to bring a special touch to enhance your perfect day. They are an experienced quartet, having performed and hundreds of church and civil ceremony occasions. This group of professional musicians will create the ideal atmosphere to complement your wedding day, private celebration or garden party. They perform a variety of music ranging from classical popular clasical repertoire through to arrangements of jazz favourites. They will create a delicious, luxurious ambience and a friendly atmosphere for informal hospitality.



The Bacchus string quartet is a hugely experienced string ensemble, regularly performing for weddings (both for a church wedding, civil ceremony & wedding breakfast), as well as for large corporate reception & conference events. The Lincolnshire string quartet features members of the Boston, Grimsby & Lincoln Symphonic orchestras. If you are looking for that last touch of elegance to help mark a milestone in someone’s private or corporate life, Bacchus provides an ambience of sophistication that will enhance the event, without being so loud that it distracts from conversation. The string quartet hire in Yorkshire is also available for receptions in Lincolnshire & North Nottinghamshire.



Founded in 1990, The Kendal String Quartet takes its name from Kendal Lane in Leeds where the quartet held its first rehearsals. They are four professional musicians with many years experience, playing together at venues throughout Yorkshire. This fabulous string quartet specialise in providing the perfect accompaniment to Wedding Receptions, Corporate Entertaining, Private Functions, Parties, Dinners and Balls. Never too loud they provide just the right balance to make your day an occasion that everyone will remember. The Kendal String Quartet has built up an extensive clientele as they offer the perfect combination of elegance and musical experience.



The Leodian String Quartet Yorkshire is one of the most sought-after quartets in the UK. Members of the string ensemble performed for Her Majesty the Queen earlier this year and with Pavarotti in Manchester last year! They've recently played for Prince Charles for the Changing of the Colours for the Parachute Regiment. They’ve also played with a huge range of stars including with Dame Shirley Bassey and Tom Jones on the Parkinson Show. They recently appeared with David Jason on ITV's Macawber and last year appeared with him on A Touch of Frost to 18 million viewers. As you can imagine `they can really play'. They’ll add the right blend of elegance and sophistication to your civil ceremony, church wedding ceremony and wedding breakfast. They are well known for their superior musicianship and high quality, rich, and elegant sound and they have performed for many of the world’s best-known corporate companies. They are considered by many as the best Yorkshire wedding string quartet.

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The Mirage String Quartet was formed in 1994. All four are members of the Opera North orchestra, and are based in Leeds. They have played to great acclaim at many prestigious corporate events at venues throughout Yorkshire, including the official opening of Harvey Nichols, alongside the singer, kd lang, and at the official opening of the Lowry Theatre in Manchester, in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen. Mirage is continually expanding their repertoire of classical and light music for all tastes. If you are planning your wedding or corporate event in Yorkshire, the Mirage string quartet will provide stunning sophisticated music for your guests.

Mirage String Quartets
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Musica Viva

The Musica Viva String Quartet is made up of top professional musicians based in Yorkshire. The classical string ensemble specialise in supplying live wedding entertainment, either during a ceremony, at the reception, or both. Their wonderful music enhances the ambience of your wedding reception and adds to the memories of your special day. They have a very professional attitude, are reliable, and well organized and they are flexible and easy to work with. Their music will be serene, elegant and majestic and will enhance and complete your special day.

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The Quintessential Quartet was formed in 1984 from the principals of the English Philharmonic Orchestra. The Quintessential Quartet is now in great demand for special events, weddings, corporate functions and private parties, nationwide. They have recently performed at many of the UK’s top hotels including The Dorchester, Grosvenor House and Savoy in London. The Quintessential Quartet truly is one of the most experienced and professional quartets in the country.

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Status Cymbal

Status Cymbal is a string quartet with a difference. As well as playing the music of the classical composers, the quartet has its own unique library of sparkling and witty arrangements of all kinds of popular music from Opera through Swing and Jazz to the great Musicals, Pop hits and Rock classics. The string quartet embraces concerts, all kinds of function both corporate parties and wedding ceremony and reception celebrations, together with entertaining in hotels and restaurants and on board cruise liners. TV and radio credits include the BBC Radio 2 Arts Programme and Central Television's Pot of Gold, the peak time network ITV show hosted by Des O'Connor.

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