The Top 10 Best String Quartets for Hire in London (With Prices)

1 August 2020
Blog post by Adam Southall
Estimated read time: 4 minutes

London is home to some of the finest string quartets in Europe...soloists that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings.

In this blog post, we'll list out the 10 most popular string quartets for hire in London on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2020 and 2021.

You'll see that there is a huge range of styles and that many of the string quartets offer something a bit different to make your wedding truly memorable.

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String quartets on FixTheMusic have public liability insurance and PAT tested equipment.

FixTheMusic's string quartets perform in a variety of styles, from pop covers and jazz to classical music and film music.

They are usually able to perform as a trio or duo, if your budget is more restricted or if your event is at a smaller venue.

So here's the list of the 10 best string quartets for hire in London for 2020...

1. Aquarius Strings
2. Gemini Violin Duo
3. The London String Quartet
4. Forest String Quartet
5. Mythos Strings
6. London String Ensemble
7. The Paragon String Quartet
8. Odyssey String Quartet
9. Amethyst Strings
10. Vivid Violin Duo

So let's take a closer look at the most in-demand string quartets in London this year...

1. Aquarius Strings
Average booking price: £1,485 (as of August 2020)
Location: London & Manchester

Aquarius Strings offer a bespoke service by providing flexibility in the size of the group ranging from 1-20 players.

Aquarius Strings features vibrant female electric and acoustic musicians. They are in demand to entertain at private & corporate functions in the UK and internationally.

The group can also combine with other musicians, including a DJ, sax player, bongos...

View more videos and read verified reviews of Aquarius Strings ➡️


2. Gemini Violin Duo
Average booking price: £651 (as of August 2020)
Location: London, UK

Natalie and Stephanie are a professional string duo based in London available for weddings, corporate functions and other events in the UK and internationally.

They studied violin and viola at the Royal Academy of Music in London on full scholarships.

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3. The London String Quartet
Average booking price: £675 (as of August 2020)
Location: London, UK

With each member hailing from experienced and diverse musical backgrounds, The London String Quartet make sure every performance guarantees an exciting, new edge to both traditional and modern music alike.

They are regularly involved in recording session work and outreach projects with young people and individually pursue varied freelance performing and teaching careers.

View more videos and read verified reviews of The London String Quartet ➡️


4. Forest String Quartet
Average booking price: £544 (as of August 2020)
Location: Berkshire & London

Forest String Quartet is formed of a highly experienced group of players – they have over 100 years of professional music making between them.

The musicians in Forest String Quartet play together in orchestral concerts, theatre, operas and other chamber music ensembles as well as performing as the Forest String Quartet.

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5. Mythos Strings
Average booking price: £854 (as of August 2020)
Location: London, UK

Mythos Strings are a young and stylish string group who frequently wow audiences at weddings, concerts, corporate events and parties.

Based in the UK, they are in demand to perform throughout the UK but also in Europe, the Middle East and further afield!

View more videos and read verified reviews of Mythos Strings ➡️


6. London String Ensemble
Average booking price: £584 (as of August 2020)
Location: London, UK

London String Ensemble is a stylish string group who add a touch of class to your wedding, drinks reception or corporate event.

London String Ensemble are a stunning group of musicians who provide entertainment at all events.

They are a string ensemble with a difference...the repertoire list features all your classical favourites, but they are always keen to try something new!

So if you're looking to hire the finest string quartet London has to offer for your wedding or event, get in touch with them.

View more videos and read verified reviews of London String Ensemble ➡️


7. The Paragon String Quartet
Average booking price: £615 (as of August 2020)
Location: London, UK

The Paragon String Quartet is a versatile ensemble of string players from the Royal College of Music.

They celebrate the uniqueness of each event and are committed to bringing a touch of elegance to yours. It is their priority to deliver the highest quality of musical entertainment to you and your guests.

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8. Odyssey String Quartet
Average booking price: £712 (as of August 2020)
Location: London, UK

The world-renowned Odyssey electric string quartet is the industry leader in delivering high end, superbly entertaining and outstanding performances.

The four glamorous girls, all award-winning music conservatoire graduates, have combined their classical talents, creative ideas and love of performance to develop a uniquely entertaining stage show a class above the rest!

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9. Amethyst Strings
Average booking price: £622 (as of August 2020)
Location: London, UK

Amethyst Strings are a stylish female string duo, trio, quartet or quintet comprising violins and double bass.

Amethyst Strings are in great demand to perform at weddings, corporate events and private functions throughout the UK and internationally.

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10. Vivid Violin Duo
Average booking price: £483 (as of August 2020)
Location: London, UK

Vivid Violin Duo is an exciting new electric violin duo who perform jaw-dropping renditions of some of your favourite hits.

Emerging from the much-lauded Electric Orchestra, this stylish duo creates seamless improvised sets alongside a DJ, and perform a rehearsed show to backing tracks.

No strangers to the limelight, they have performed on X-Factor, Strictly Come Dancing, and have shared the stage with Lady Gaga and Bastille.

View more videos and read verified reviews of Vivid Violin Duo ➡️


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We hope you've enjoyed reading this list of the best string quartets London has to offer in 2020.

At FixTheMusic, we list top-quality string quartets that have been selected by invitation only.

When you submit an enquiry, you'll receive quotes directly from available acts so you can compare them by watching their videos, reading their reviews and by asking them any questions you might have via our secure messaging system.

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— Adam is a co-founder of FixTheMusic and works on everything from copywriting and marketing to design and user experience. He studied Music at Cambridge University. Adam is a keen pianist, and also learned cello and trumpet from an early age.