Stilo String Quartet

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The Stilo String Quartet was formed in 1997 and is now celebrated as one of the busiest and best quartets working commercially in London and the South East.

In addition to concerts in the UK and abroad the quartet has provided the music for a variety of corporate events including Laura fashion launches, events for RDF Media, SELT, Gordon Ramsay at Claridge’s, NCG Media, Bovingdons, political parties, Royal Bank of Scotland, Kingsley Napley and numerous other organisations.

 01 Allegro di Molto from Divertimento in Bflat K137

03 You’re the First, the Last, My Everything

05 James Bond Ballad Medley

07 She

The Estilo String Quartet regularly performs at all of the major wedding venues in the South East, testament to its position as one of the most regularly contracted wedding quartets. Spencer House, The Royal Geographical Society, St John’s Waterloo, Claridge’s, Belvedere Restaurant, Leeds Castle, National Gallery, Cooling Castle Barn, Hampton Court, Royal Festival Hall, Trinity House, Buxted Park, Chilston Park Hotel, the Lansdowne Club, the Dorchester Hotel and Holland Park Orangery have all played host to them!

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Individually, members work with a number of prestigious orchestras including the RPO, RLPO, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Philharmonia, LSO, ENO, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia and shows including West Side Story, A Little Night Music and Aspects of Love. Members have also worked with an array of diverse artists such as Oasis, Kanye West, Hayley Westenra, Goldfrapp, McFly, Il Divo, Gnarls Barkley, Paul Potts, Michael Ball, Lemar, Katherine Jenkins, The Noisettes, Mike Oldfield, Adele, Katharine Jenkins, Damon Albarn and Take That.

Classical Selection
1) O Sole Mio, Capua
2) Flower Duet from Lakme, Delibes
3) Wedding March from a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mendelssohn
4) Wedding March (Bridal Chorus) from Lohengrin, Wagner
5) Canon in D, Pachelbel
6) Largo (Ombra Mai Fu) from Xerxes, Handel
7) Bolero, Ravel
8) Hornpipe from the Water Music, Handel
9) Pavane, Fauré
10) Trumpet Voluntary in D, Jeremiah Clarke
11) Rondo Alla Turca from Sonata K331, Mozart
12) Divertimento In D K136 (3 movements), Mozart
13) Divertimento in Bflat K137 (3 movements), Mozart
14) Divertimento in F K138 (3 movements), Mozart
15) Air on a G String from Suite No.3, Bach
16) Palladio, Karl Jenkins
17) Trumpet Tune, Purcell
18) Greensleeves, Trad.
19) Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Handel
20) Concerto Grosso Op. 3, No. 2 IN Bflat, Handel
21) Bouree, No.15 from the Water Music, Handel
22) Jerusalem, Parry
23) Morning from Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46, Grieg
24) Sheep May Safely Graze, Bach
25) Clair de Lune, Debussy
26) Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Bach
27) Brandenburg Concerto No.3 (1st movement), Bach
28) Arie, Bach
29) Jesu Bleibet Meine Freude, Bach
30) Sleepers Wake, Bach
31) Habernera from Carmen, Bizet
32) Minuett, from String Quintet Op.13 No.5, Boccherini
33) Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor, Borodin
34) Hungarian Dance No.5, Brahms
35) Hungarian Dance No.6, Brahms
36) Humoresque, Op.101, No.7, Dvorak
37) Chanson De Matin, Elgar
38) Chanson De Nuit, Elgar
39) Salut D’Amour, Elgar
40) Nimrod from Enigma Variations, Elgar
41) Departure of the Queen of Sheba, Handel
42) Sarabande and Two Variations, Handel
43) Meditation from Thaïs, Massenet
44) Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (4 movements), Mozart
45) Voi Che Sapete, From Marriage of Figaro, Mozart
46) Overture from the Magic Flute, Mozart
47) O Mio Babbino Caro, from Gianni Schicci, Puccini
48) Dido’s Lament, From Dido and Aeneas, Purcell
49) Two Rondeaux from Abdelazar and the Fairy Queen, Purcell
50) Nessun Dorma from Turandot, Puccini
51) Overture from Barber of Seville, Rossini
52) The Swan from the Carnival of the Animals, Saint-Säens
53) Ständchen, Schubert
54) Moment Musicale, Schubert
55) Träumeri, Schubert
56) Dance of the Comedians, Smetana
57) Blue Danube Waltz, Strauss
58) Andantino from the Force Of Destiny, Verdi
59) Brindisi From La Traviata, Verdi
60) Spring from the Four Seasons, Vivaldi
61) Summer, Vivaldi
62) Autumn, Vivaldi
63) Winter, Vivaldi
64) Romeo and Juliet, Tchaikovsky
65) Serenade, Haydn
66) Golliwog’s Cake-Walk, Debussy
67) Canzonetta, Mendelssohn
68) Sehnsuchtig, Mendelssohn
69) Fugue in Gminor, Bach
70) Minuet, Beethoven
71) Cavatina, Beethoven
72) Minuet from the Septet, Beethoven
73) Studenternes Serenade, Grieg
74) Pizzicato Polka, Strauss
75) Alla Siciliana, Handel
76) Allegro, Handel
77) Canzona, Hasse
78) Minuet from the Quartet in Eflat, Mozart
79) Presto from A Musical Joke, Mozart
80) Music for a While from Oedipus, Purcell
81) Sonata K87, Scarlatti
82) Kinderscenen Op.15 (3 movements), Schumann
83) Sudamerikanische Saitensprunge, Mifune
84) Vocalise, Rachmaninoff
85) Danse Des Mirlitons, Tchaikovsky
86) Barcerolle, Offenbach
87) Prelude to Carmen, Bizet
88) Wedding Day At Troldhaugen, Grieg
89) Una Furtive Lagrima from L’Esir D’Amore, Donizetti
90) Mi Chiamo Mimi from La Bohème, Puccini
91) Casta Diva from Norma, Bellini
92) Cielo E Mar! From La Gioconda, Ponchielli
93) Libiamo from La Traviata, Verdi
94) Quando Me’n Vo’Soletta from La Bohème, Pucinni
95) La Donna E Mobile from Rigoletto, Verdi
96) Le Fosche – The ‘Anvil’ chorus from Il Trovatore, Verdi
97) Vesti La Gubba from Pagliacci, Leoncavallo
98) String Quartet Op. 64, No. 3 (4 movements), Haydn

Jazz & Popular Selection
1) Fascinatin’ Rhythm, Gershwin
2) I Got Rhythm, Gershwin
3) Love Is Here To Stay, Gershwin
4) Someone To Watch Over Me, Gershwin
5) Summertime, Gershwin
6) Swanee, Gershwin
7) The Man I Love, Gershwin
8) They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Gershwin
9) Makin’ Whoopee, Donaldson
10) Let’s Do It, Porter
11) Moonlight in Vermont, Suessdorf
12) IIt Had To Be You, Arr. Cottee
13) Let Me Try Again, Sinatra
14) Cinema Paradiso, Morricone
15) James Bond Ballad Medley, Arr. Cottee
16) Bethena, Scott Joplin
17) Ragtime Dance, Scott Joplin
18) Libertango, Piazzola
19) Calambre, Piazzola
20) Oblivion, Piazzola
21) Tango, Albeniz
22) Carillon
23) Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Kern
24) Danny Boy, Trad.
25) When I Fall In Love, Victor Young
26) Schindler’s List, Williams
27) ‘She’ From Notting Hill, Charles Aznavour/Arr. D Watts
28) Cock Linnet, Collins & Leigh
29) Penny Lane, Beatles
30) If I Fell, Beatles
31) Lady Madonna, Beatles
32) Hello Goodbye, Beatles
33) When I’m 64, Beatles
34) Every Time We Say Goodbye, Porter
35) Hey Jude, Beatles
36) I Know Him So Well, Andersson & Ulvaeus
37) I Dreamed a Dream, Schonberg
38) Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, Lloyd Webber
39) Food Glorious Food, Bart
40) My Favourite Things, Rodgers & Hammerstein
41) Thunderbirds, Arr. Rayson
42) Til There Was You, Meredith Wilson/Beatles
43) Bittersweet Symphony, The Verve
44) Wonderwall, Oasis
45) I Feel Good, James Brown
46) Pennies from Heaven, Johnson
47) Oklahoma, Rodgers & Hammerstein
48) Three Little Maids, Sullivan
49) You To Me Are Everything, The Real Things
50) Take The ‘A’ Train, Strayhorn
51) Fly Me To The Moon, Howard
52) Anything Goes, Porter
53) Moon River, Mancini
54) Your Song, Elton John
55) Fields of Gold, Sumner/Arr. M Roberts
56) You Really Got Me, The Kinks
Above is the current repertoire, but this selection is constantly being expanded and updated. Members often arrange pieces for the Estilo String Quartet to perform and the quartet also works regularly with professional composers and arrangers who are commissioned to arrange specific requests from bridal couples. The Estilo String Quartet enjoy a challenge and are usually able to incorporate a special request into their repertoire!

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