String Quartets in The UK :- About the music
Find string quartets available in The UK on our national live music database
Select The UK String Quartets
A small selection of our string quartets across the UK is shown below. To find a string quartet in The UK select your county from the drop down box. This will show all of our string quartets that play in your area.
What is a string quartet?
A traditional String Quartet comprises two violins [first and second], viola and cello. Some of our quartets also play in slightly different and musically interesting combinations, such as Flute & String Quartet [flute, violin, viola, cello] and Clarinet
What kind of music do they play?
The string quartet has possibly the widest musical repertoire of any music group, ranging from Baroque through Classical and Romantic music to light music of the shows, jazz and even the Beatles ballads. See the repertoire of some of our quartets on our d
What kind of situations and venues can they play in?
A String Quartet is a very versatile and mobile group. Playing original, un-amplified instruments means that they can move location quickly [no amplifiers and cabling to move]. The instruments themselves are light and easily portable, so if chairs are set
Clients are often concerned about whether the group will be too loud or too soft. Again, the quartet is very versatile, regularly playing in tiny venues to just a few people, to full sized concert halls. With such an intimate music group as the String Quartet, the musicians are well used to judging the appropriate volume level, and play accordingly. Giving thought to the layout of the venue and positioning of guests and musicians is also worthwhile.