Type: Classical Group
The Canterbury Quartet offer music for weddings, funerals, Christmas and birthday functions, farewells, conferences and any occasion requiring fine string quartet music.
They perform elegant arrangements of popular, jazz and classical music according to clients’ requests.
The group comprises experienced professionals from Russia, Ukraine and New Zealand and have performed in chamber music ensembles: trios and quartets and some of the finest symphony orchestras in the world.
As current members of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra they are passionate about what we do which means their New Zealand clients will always receive excellent standards for their special occasions.
Ideal For: Background Music for corporate function, private party, wedding
Repertoire of the “Canterbury Quartet” for use at Weddings and other Celebrations:
Wagner: Wedding March Wagner: Bridal Chorus Mendelssohn: Wedding March Mendelssohn: March (From “Midsummer Nights Dream”) Clark: Trumpet Voluntary Purcell: Trumpet Tune Purcell: Ah! How Sweet it is to Love Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: i. Allegro, ii. Romanze, iii. Menuetto, iv. Rondo Mozart: Larghetto (arr. for quartet) Mozart: Laudate Dominum Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus Mozart: Gavotte Gracieuse (arr. for quartet) Mozart: Rondo (from String Quartet No.6) Mozart: Divertimento KV. 136 D major Mozart: Divertimento KV. 137 B flat major Mozart: Divertimento KV. 138 F major Mozart: March (from “Marriage of Figaro”) Mozart: Alleluia (from “Exultate, Jubilate”) Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (4 movements) Bach: Jesu, Joy of Mans Desire Bach: Four Pieces (Gavotte, Bouree, Air and Gigue) Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria Bach: Sheep May Safely Graze Handel: Wedding Music: Aria Handel: Hornpipe (from “Water Music”) Handel: Alla Siciliana Handel: Allegro Handel: Let the Bright Seraphim Handel: Queen of Sheba Handel: Air (arr. for quartet) Handel: Bourree (arr. for quartet) Handel: “Halleluia Chorus” from the Messiah Haydn: Serenade Haydn: Austrian Hymn (arr. for quartet) Haydn: St. Antoni Chorale (arr. for quartet) Boccherini: Celebrated Minuet Gretry: Allegro Grazioso Gretry: Entr’Acte (arr. for quartet) Delibes: Flower Duet (From Lakme) Strauss (Jnr): Vienna Life Strauss (Snr): Radetzky March Shostakovich: Romance Elgar: Salut d’Amour
Unknown: Happy Birthday Kreisler: Liebeslied Pahelbel: Canon and Gigue Webber: Love Changes Everything Beethoven: Contretanz (arr. for quartet) Beethoven: Deutscher Gesang (arr. for quartet) Rameau: Contredanse (arr. for quartet) Rameau: Rondeau (arr. for quartet) Rameau: Passepied (arr. for quartet) Lully: Gavotte (arr. for quartet) Schubert: Meneut (arr. for quartet) Schubert: Ave Maria Gluck: Air (arr. for quartet) Gluck: Minuet Mouret: Rondeau Franck: Panis Angelicus Dvorak: Humoresque
McCartney/Lennon: Hey Jude McCartney/Lennon: Yesterday Gershwin: Summertime Gershwin: Embraceable You Gershwin: I got Rhythm Gershwin: The Man I Love Gershwin: Swanee Gershwin: Someone to Watch Over Me Gershwin: He Loves and She Loves Gershwin: Liza Gershwin: But Not For Me Gershwin: Mine Joplin: Country Club Joplin: Paragon Rag Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag Joplin: Euphonic Sounds Joplin: New Rag Joplin: Pianeapple Rag Freddie Mercuury: Who Wants to Live Forever Piazzolla: Chau Paris Piazzolla: Tango (from “Scent of a Woman”)
The Canterbury Quartet were amazing - we were very impressed with their professionalism and performance and had multiple people comment how great they were. So a massive thank you to them.
Katie and Colin Watkins
It all went beautifully, many thanks for the organizing.
The were all wonderfully accommodating in quite rustic circumstances!!
Thank you for your email. The official opening at the gondola went really well and Bogdan was very good. I received lots of comments on how good the music was.
Sales & Marketing Executive
Christchurch Tram, Gondola,
Bogdan solo violin
The quartet were wonderful. V talented and lovely to work with. Please pass my sincere thanks on to them. The guest feedback was excellent.
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