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The Eros String quartet are a highly experienced and professional string quartet that have been playing to the highest standard at weddings, parties and corporate events over the last 6 years. Their vast repertoire spans classical to pop and jazz and includes anything from Vivaldi to the Beatles and Take That.

The quartet is made up of four professional musicians, all of whom have graduated from the UK's finest Conservatoires after studying with some of the best tutors in the country. All of the quartets players lead varied freelance careers and have played with various orchestras across the UK and Europe and have been selected on various occasions to receive awards from the Birmingham Conservatoire. The awards include the prestigious Tracy Colvin award for Orchestral Excellence as well as the Birmingham Conservatoire Principals Prize awarded for outstanding excellence and contribution to the life of the Conservatoire.

They are very happy to discuss any special requests that clients may have and will provide you with best the selection of music to entertain and impress your guests and create the perfect atmosphere.

The are also available as a Trio with two violins and cello or a String Duo with violin and cello - catering for all budgets.


" we were very impressed with the Eros quartet and a lot of people said they loved the tunes they played.Many thanks. "
David And Georgina Milligan | The Tythe Barn, Bicester, Oxon | 22 March 2013
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Set List/Repertoire

Should you proceed with your booking you will be able to select your favourite songs from the set list/repertoir to be played on the day of your event. This demo will show you how it works.

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Classical

  • Albeniz Tango
  • Bach Suite III BWV 1068
  • Air on the G String
  • Gavotte I
  • Gavotte II
  • Bouree
  • Gigue
  • Badinerie from Orchestral suite II
  • Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
  • Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
  • Double Violin Concerto
  • Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
  • Prelude from English suite no. 3
  • Sheep May Safely Graze
  • Arioso
  • Battishall Air
  • Minuet
  • Brahms Minuetto from Serenade No. 1
  • Beethoven Fur Elise
  • Minuet in G
  • Boccherini Minuet
  • Borodin Polovtsian Dances 'Prince Igor'
  • Corelli Concerto Grosso op.6 nr. 8
  • La Folia
  • Chopin Poloniase Militaire Op. 40 No. 1
  • Raindrop Prelude (op.28)
  • Prelude in E minor
  • Clarke Trumpet Voluntary (The Prince of Denmark's March)
  • Debussy The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
  • Claire de la Lune
  • Delibes Flower Duet from Lakme
  • Dvorak Humoresque
  • Elgar Salut D’amour
  • Chanson du Matin
  • Nimrod from the Enigma Variations
  • Faure Pavane
  • Berceuse from the Dolly suite
  • Apres un Reve
  • Gardel Por Una Cabeza
  • Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits
  • Gounod Ave Maria
  • Grieg Morning
  • Norwegian Dance No. 3
  • Gavotte from the Holberg Suite
  • G. F Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Water Music Suite in F
  • Water Music Suite in D
  • Hallejuah Chorus
  • Music for the Royal Fireworks
  • Haydn All we like Sheep (from the Messiah)
  • Serenade
  • Hook Allegretto in G
  • Saraband
  • Jenkins Palladio
  • Mascagni Intermezzo from Cavelleria Rusticana
  • Massenet Meditation from Thais
  • Mendelssohn Wedding March
  • Sehnsuchtig
  • Mourat Rondeau
  • Moussorgsky Gopak
  • W.A. Mozart Turkish March (Rondo from piano sonata KV 331)
  • Eine Kleine Nacht Musik
  • Divertimento in B KV 137
  • Divertimento in F KV 138
  • Divertimento In D major K.136
  • Ave Verum Corpus
  • Alleluja from Exultate Jubilate K165
  • Offenbach Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffman
  • Pachelbel Canon in D
  • Puccini O Mio Babbino Caro
  • Purcell Nessum Dorma
  • Two Rondeaux
  • Ravel Bolero
  • Rubinstein Melody in F
  • Satie Gymnopedie No 1
  • Schubert Entr'acte from 'Rosamunde'
  • Ave Maria
  • Schumann Traumerei (Dreaming)
  • Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite
  • Wagner Wedding March from Lohengrin (Here comes the Bride)
  • Verdi The force of destiny
  • Vivaldi From the Four Seasons
  • Autumn
  • Winter
  • Spring

The Beatles

  • And I Love Her
  • A Hard Day’s Night
  • All You Need is Love
  • Eight Day’s a week
  • Got To Get You Into My Life
  • Hello Goodbye
  • Here There and Everywhere
  • If I Fell
  • I Feel Fine
  • Michelle
  • Norwegian Wood
  • Paperback Writer
  • Strawberry Fields Forever
  • Tomorrow Never Knows
  • When I’m Sixty Four
  • Yesterday

Jazz

  • Sinatra Fly me to the Moon (In other words)
  • Denza Making Whoopee
  • Funiculi Funicula
  • Gershwin
  • I Got Rhythm
  • It Ain't Necessarily So
  • Someone to watch over me
  • Summertime
  • Embraceable you
  • 4Mancini Moon River
  • Moraes The Girl from Ipanema
  • Porter Let's Do It
  • My Funny Valentine
  • Rogers Lullaby to Birdland
  • Sherwin It had to be you
  • Moonlight in Vermont
  • A Nightingale Sang

Song from the Shows

  • The Rhythm of Life – Sweet Charity

Film /TV

  • Theme from Pride and Prejudice

Popular

  • Aerosmith // I don't want to miss a thing
  • Adele // Make You Feel My Love
  • Arlen // Over the Rainbow
  • Armstrong // What a wonderful world
  • Bacharach // I say a little prayer
  • Bee Gees // How Deep is your Love / Yesterday once
  • Ben // E King Stand by me
  • Blur // The Universal
  • Bruno Mars // Just The Way You Are
  • Cassidy // Fields of Gold
  • Clapton // Wonderful Tonight
  • Cohen // Hallelujah
  • Coldplay // Clocks
  • Coldplay // Viva la Vida
  • Coldplay // Yellow
  • Costello // She
  • Desree // Kissing you
  • Dianmond I'm a believer
  • Doris Day // Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
  • Elbow // One Day Like This
  • Elton John // Your Song
  • Elvis Presley // Love me Tender
  • Etta James // At Last
  • Fields // The way you look tonight
  • Harrison // Here comes the sun
  • James Blunt // You're Beautiful
  • Jerry Ross // Hernando's Hiedaway / Light my Fire
  • Lou Reed // Perfect Day
  • Madonna // Crazy For You
  • Michael Buble // Everything
  • Morecambe/Wise // Bring Me Sunshine
  • Nat King Cole // Lets Face the Music
  • Nat King Cole // Unforgettable
  • Oasis // Whatever
  • Oasis // Wonderwall
  • Piaf // La Vie en Rose
  • R.E.M // Nightswimming
  • Robbie Williams // Angels
  • Sinatra // Come Fly with Me
  • Sinatra // Fly me to the Moon (In other words)
  • Sinatra // Love and Marriage
  • Snow Patrol // Chasing Cars
  • Take That // Greatest Day
  • The Carpenters // They long to be
  • The Carpenters // Solitaire
  • The Carpenters // Superstar
  • The Killers // When You Were Young
  • The Killers // Human
  • U2 // With or Without You
  • U2 / Bono // Beautiful Day
  • Van Morrison // Brown Eyed Girl
  • Verve // Bittersweet Symphony
  • Warren // That’s Amore
  • Weiss / UB40 // Can't help falling in love
  • Weiss // Lullaby of Birdland
  • Westlife // Flying Without Wings
  • Williams // Music to watch the girls go by
" we were very impressed with the Eros quartet and a lot of people said they loved the tunes they played.Many thanks. "
David And Georgina Milligan | The Tythe Barn, Bicester, Oxon | 22 March 2013
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" Just wanted to say the band and the quartet were fab!!! The young squires were amazing- everybody danced all night. Thank you so much. "
Christopher and Sarah Pietersen | Cotswolds House Hotel | 8 September 2012
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" Your music was so lovely, everyone was really impressed in the signing of the register when you filled the room with music - you really added a special extra something to our day - Thank you again!" "
James and Grace Barr | Banbury | 26 May 2012
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" You were absolutely brilliant - so helpful in the lead up to the wedding. We would happily recommend you to anyone and we wish you all the best "
Paul and Jane Moran | The Marriott hotel, Birmingham | 12 May 2012
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" Just a quick message to say thank you so much for playing at our wedding. Sorry we didn't have time to talk to you on the day, but everyone was saying how good you were and especially liked making special requests for their favourite songs "
Michael Johnson | Radisson blu hotel, Birmingham | 4 February 2012
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" Thank you very much for your fabulous service and playing with your quartet at our wedding. We loved all of your song choices and you were so friendly! We would recommend you to anyone who wanted a quartet! Thank you again "
David and Sue Jordan | Worcester | 10 December 2011
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" We booked the Eros String Quartet after hearing about them from a family friend and they were absolutely fantastic! They exceeded all of our expectations and their music was beautiful and tastefully chosen "
Owen and Sally Bates | Gloucester | 24 September 2011
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" Myself and my husband would like to thank you again for providing such lovely music throughout our wedding ceremony - it was truly magical. Thank you "
Stuart and Rachel Brass | Stratford Upon Avon | 3 September 2011
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What's included

  • Standard Line Up:

    two violins, a viola and a cello
  • Performance Times:

    The quote includes 3 hours playing (ceremony and reception). For 4 hours add £100 to quote. For 2 hours playing take off £50. For 1 hours playing take off £100.
  • Standard Arrival Time:

    30 minutes prior to playing
  • Set Up Time:

    20 minutes
  • Act dress Code:

    smart
  • Ideal Performance Area:

    3m x 2m area. 4 chairs without arms
  • Public Liability Insurance:

    yes
  • Equipment PAT Tested:

    yes
  • Food/Drinks Required:

    4 x sandwiches & refreshments
  • Play outside?:

    Yes but need cover/protection from sun and wind
  • Music restrictions:

    Note: In a civil ceremony you will be unable to have any religious music!

Extra booking options

  • Trio:

    Take £80 off fee quoted. two violins and cello
  • Duo:

    Take £160 off fee quoted. violin and cello

How we manage your booking

Booking an act with Gigz is just the begining. To make sure your event runs as smoothly as possible on the day;

  • We will send you a secure online booking form. This page can be saved on your computer and accessed and updated as often as you like.
  • Your event manager will be in touch via email and phone regularly througout the build up to your event.
  • We can arrange for your act to call you should want to discuss tings with them directly.
  • We will liasie with your event coordinator or venue manager to ensure that they are happy with all the logistics.
  • You will be given a contact mobile number for your Gigz event manager should you need to contact them on the day of your event.
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