Sophia Strings 

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Sophia Strings are a professional string ensemble based in London available for weddings, parties and corporate events throughout the UK. The group adds a touch of class and elegance to your event, and is certain to wow your guests. The ensemble can be booked as a string quartet, string trio or string duo, to suit your needs. 

Sophia Strings has a wealth of experience in performing at weddings, parties and corporate events. Previous clients include Moet Hennessy, sketch London, The City of London, The Barbican, The Royal Opera House and more. Sophia Strings has a comprehensive repertoire list ranging from ABBA to Vivaldi, Opera to Tangos, Pop to Jazz. The group can also take musical requests in advance of your event, so we can cater to your wishes and are more than happy to advise you on anything if you are unsure.

The ensemble’s passion for a variety of different music styles has gained them a reputation as session players throughout the U.K. Playing at BBC Radio 1 studios for BBC Live Lounge, Abbey Road Studios, British Grove Studios and Middle Farm Studios in Devon. The ensemble have recorded for We are The Ocean, Eliza and the Bear, Andreas Moe, Canterbury and Futures. They have also have performed live with the band Deaf Havana and played several shows with them on their U.K tour. Recently, members of the Quartet performed on Swan Hellenic’s ‘White Nights of the Baltic’ cruise. 

Song List  - Classical 

ANDERSON

“Belle of the Ball” Waltz

J.S BACH

Wachet Auf

Gavotte No.1

Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring

Minuet and Badinerie

Air from Suite in D

Arioso

Sheep may safely graze

Prelude from English Suite No. 3

BARBER

Adagio for Strings

BARTOK

Romanian Folk Dances

BEETHOVEN

Symphony No. 5

Adagio Cantabile from the Pathetique Sonata

Ode to Joy

Fur Elise

BELLINI

Casta Diva

BIZET

Prelude to Carmen

Entr’acte to Act III of Carmen

Entr’acte to Act IV of Carmen 
“Flower Song” from Carmen 

“Habañera” from Carmen

BORODIN

Quartet No. 2, 1st and 3rd Movements

Polotsvian Dance

BRAHMS

Waltz

Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 & 21 

CHOPIN

Nocturne

Chopin Waltzes: Op. 18, Op. 64, #1 & Op. 64, #2 

DEBUSSY

Clair de Lune

The Girl with the Flaxen Hair

Golliwog’s Cake-walk 

DELIBES

Flower Duet

DELIUS

Serenade

DENZA

Funiculi-Funicula

DI CAPUA

O Sole Mio

DONIZETTI

Una furtiva Lagrima

DVORAK

Slavonic Dance

Largo from the New World Symphony

Waltz from Symphony No. 8 in G

Humoresque

ELGAR

Salut D'Amour

Chanson de Nuit

FAURE

Pavane

FRANCK

Panis Angelicus

Leoncavallo

Vesti la giubba

GRIEG

Wedding Day

Waltz 

Norwegian Dance No. 2 & 3

Morning Mood from Peer Gynt Suite 

HANDEL

Coro

La Paix

Hallelujah

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

Lascia ch’io pianga

Largo from Xerxes

Hornpipe in F

Air in D

Air in F

Bourree in F

Hornpipe in D

Menuet in G minor

HAYDN

Theme from Symphony No. 77 Mvmt 4

KREISLER

Allegretto (after Boccherini)

The Old Refrain 

Tambourin Chinois 

Caprice Viennois 

Liebesfreud 

“Midnight Bells” Waltz 

Schön Rosmarin 

LEHAR

Merry Widow Waltzes

MAHLER

Adagietto from Symphony No. 5

MASSENET

Meditation from Thaïs

MOURET

Rondeau

MOZART

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Divertimento

Ave Verum Corpus

Rondo Alla Turca 

OFFENBACH

Barcarolle 

PACHELBEL

Canon

PONCHIELLI

Cielo e mar!

PUCCINI

Mi Chiamo Mimi

Quano me'n vo' soletta

“Che Gelida Manina” from La Boheme

Musetta's Waltz from La Boheme

PURCELL

Rondeaux

RAVEL

Pavane pour une infante defunte 

RACHMANINOV

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini: 18th Variation

Vocalise

SAINT-SAENS

The Swan

SARASATE

Romanza Andaluza

SATIE

Gymnopedie

SHOSTAKOVICH

Romance 

SCHUMANN

Traumerai

STRAUSS

Pizzicato Polka

Der Rosenkavalier Waltzes 

Czardas from Die Fledermaus 

“Blue Danube” Waltzes 

Tales from the Vienna Woods

“Wiener Blut” Waltzes

TCHAIKOVSKY

Andante Cantabile

Nutcracker Overture

Sleeping Beauty Waltz

Danse les Mirlitons 

VERDI

Libiamo

La Donna e mobile

Vedi! Le Fosche

VIVALDI

Four Seasons

Popular 

ADELE

Make you Feel my Love

BENNY ANDERSSON

I know him so well

ANDERSON

Blue Tango

Forgotten Dreams

ARLEN

Over the Rainbow

Stormy Weather

THE BEACH BOYS

Wouldn't it be Nice

THE BEATLES

All you Need is Love

Here comes the Sun

Yesterday

Day Tripper
A Hard Day’s Night

Eleanor Rigby

Yellow Submarine
When I'm Sixty-Four

Back in the U.S.S.R.

LEONARD BERNSTEIN

Maria

New York, New York

“America” from West Side Story 

I Feel Pretty

“One Hand, One Heart” from West Side Story 

“Somewhere” from West Side Story 

“Tonight” from West Side Story 

DAVID BOWIE

Life on Mars

BLACK EYED PEAS

I gotta Feeling

COLDPLAY

Paradise

CY COLEMAN

Big Spender

THE CURE

Friday I'm in Love

RAMIN DJAWADI

Game of Thrones Theme

THE DIXIE CUPS

Going to the Chapel

WALTER DONALDSON

Makin' Whoopee

ELBOW

One Day like This

ELVIS

Love Me Tender

FISHER

Chicago

Garner

Misty

GARDEL

“Por Una Cabeza” Tango

NOEL GAY

Leaning on a Lampost

NORMAN GIMBEL

Killing me Softly with his Song

GERSWHIN

Do It Again

Embraceable You

I Got Rhythm

Someone to Watch Over Me

Summertime

GREENDAY

Time of your life

GUNS N ROSES

Sweet Child of Mine

CHRISTOPHER GUNNING

Theme from Poirot

PETER HAM

Without You

ARTHUR HAMILTON

Cry me a River

JIMMY HENDRIX

Purple Haze

BILLIE HOLIDAY

God Bless the Child

HORNER

"My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic

BART HOWARD

Fly me to the Moon

HUPFIELD

“As Time Goes By”

SEBASTIAN IRADIER

La Paloma

KARL JENKINS

Palladio

ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM

The Girl from Ipanema

ELTON JOHN

Candle in the Wind

Can you feel the Love Tonight

ARTHUR JOHNSON

Pennies from Heaven

JOURNEY

Don't Stop Believing

KANDER

New York, New York

ANTON KARAS

Harry Lime Theme from The Third Man

MICHAEL KAMEN

(Everything I do) I do it all for you

LADY GAGA

Just Dance

LED ZEPPELIN

Stairway to Heaven

HENRY MANCINI

Moon River

BRUNO MARS

Amazing

Marry You

ALAN MENKEN

Part of your World (From Aladdin)

THELONIOUS MONK

Round Midnight

NAUGHTIN

Birthday Variations (Variations on “Happy Birthday”)

Loony Tunes Fugue 

QUEEN

Bohemian Rhapsody

You're my Best Friend

EDITH PIAF

La Vie en Rose

CHRISTINA PERRI

1000 years (from Twilight)

PINK FLOYD

Wish you were Here

COLE PORTER

Let's do it

Anything Goes

Begin the Beguine

I Love Paris

RICHARD ROGERS

My Funny Valentine

ROTA

The Godfather Theme

Romeo and Juliet Love Theme 

CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHONBERG

I dreamed a Dream

PAUL SIMON

Bridge Over Troubled Water

TAYLOR SWIFT

Love Story

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER

Don't cry for me Argentina

All I ask of you 

“Memory” from Cats
The Music of the Night

JOHN WILLIAMS

Star Wars Theme

Harry Potter Medley

  Prices From:  

London: £550

South East: £650 

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Testimonials  

Emily, Private Wedding 

"Thank you so much for playing for me on our big day, as soon as you started playing I struggled to hold in tears your music was beautiful, better than I imagined. Thank you all!"

Adrain, Mayfair Times Awards

"Just a very quick thank you for the splendid entertainment you provided at our awards."

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