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DPS – Acoustic String Quartet | London| UK

DPS


DPS are by far the most elegant, sophisticated, and admired acoustic and electric string quartet in the country. Classically trained at the Royal Academy of Music, their talent and ability has taken them all over the globe performing in some of the most prestigious venues and amongst some of the world’s most renowned artists including Westlife and Michael Buble. They have worked on TV shows such as Parkinson, Top Of The Pops and Strictly Come Dancing. As well as specialising in session work and TV performances the quartet regularly perform at a wide variety of private and corporate events.

DPS have catered for a wide range of clients and venues and always tailor their music to suit an event. Career highlights include a charity event at St James’ Palace hosted by the Queen and Prince Phillip, background music for a dinner at the world Economic Forum in Switzerland, accompanying a burlesque dancer at a cabaret show and playing with Ozzy Osbourne at the Royal Variety Show.

Set Times:

3 x 45 minutes of background music.

Testimonials:

”The girls were fantastic, a few people have asked after them so I have passed on your details. Please pass on my thanks, they were really great and would recommend them to anyone else 200%.”
– Nutricia Liverpool

“The quartet was wonderful. Please convey my thanks to the girls; they really enhanced the evening’s ambiance. I may organise a similar event in the summer and I’d be happy to use the same act again, then.”
– United Utilities Group PLC (via Contraband)

“DPS were fabulous on Friday night! They played beautifully again and it added great atmosphere. They really looked the part too so it was all very in-keeping. Thanks for all your help as well.”
– Big Group Ltd (via Contraband)

“DPS were great.”
– Softcat Ltd (via Contraband)

“They were brilliant, really fitted the venue. As far as I know, the client loved them!”
– Big Group Ltd (via Contraband)

“…I just wanted to say how fabulous DPS were last week. The music was beautiful and perfect for the occasion and they were all absolutely charming. Many thanks for all your help too.”
– Big Group Ltd (via Contraband)

Previous Clients Include:

The Dorchester
Claridges
The Lainsborough
Gordon Ramsey
3i
Kensington Palace
The Ritz
Royal Festival Hall
Asprey and Gerrard
Toyota
Jools Holland
Jonathan Ross
The Graham Norton Show
Dancing on ice
Top of the Pops
Strictly Come Dancing
GMTV
This Morning
Live at Abbey Road
T4
CDUK
Royal Variety Show
100 Greatest Love Songs
Live at Maida Vale
Glastonbury

Repertoire Includes:

Albenez
Tango

Arlen
Over the Rainbow

Bach
Ave MariaJesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Air on a G String
Double Violin Concerto
Arie
Sarabande
Bourree

Beethoven
Minuet (Sonata Op. 49, No. 2)
Adagio Cantabile
Cavatine

Boccherini 
MinuetBorodin 
Quartet No 2
Polvtsian dances 

Brahms
Symphony No 3 

Cherubini
Scherzo

Chopin 
Prelude in A 
Etude No. 3
Waltz
Grande Valse Brillante
Polonaise

Collins/Leigh 
Cock Linne

Debussy
Golliwog’s Cake-Walk

Dvorak
Humoresque

Elgar 
Salut d’Amour
Chason de Matin
Chason de Nuit
Enigma Variations
Nimrod

Noel Gay
Leaning on a Lamppost

Gardel 
Por Una Cabeza

Gershwin 
Summertime
Someone to Watch over me
A Foggy Day
Love Walked In
Somebody loves me

Gluck
Melody

Grieg
Serenade

Handel
Hornpipe
Where’re You Walk
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Largo

Haydn
Serenade (String quartet Op. 3, No. 5)
Quartet in C
Andante
Adagio
Menuett

James Bond
007 Theme 
Nobody does it Better
Goldfinger
You Only Live Twice 
From Russia with Love
Live and Let Die

Johnson
Pennies from Heaven

Joplin
Paragon Rag
Country Club 
Bethena
Roseleaf Rag

Lemare
Moonlight and Roses

Lennon/McCartney
World Without Love
Good Day Sunshine
Hey Jude
Yesterday
Get Back

Lloyd Webber
Don’t Cry for Me Argentina

Massenet
Meditation

Menelssohn
Adagio
Sehnsuchtig
Canzonetta

Mozart 
Rondo alla Turca 
Adagio in C
Allelujah
Eine kleine Nachtmusic
Divertimento in D
Divertimento in B
Divertimento in F
Quartet in G
Quartet in C
The Marriage of Figaro
Ave Verum Corpus

Offenbach
Barcarolle

Pachelbel
Cannon & Gigue

Cole Porter 
Anything Goes
Every Time We Say Good-bye

Purcell 
Sound the Trumpet
Trumpet Tune

Ravel
Bolero

Rice/Ulv/And 
I Know Him So Well

Saint-Saens
The Swan

Schonberg
I Dreamed a Dream

Schubert
Ave Maria
Standchen
Moment Musical

Schumann
Thou Ring on my Finger
Kinderszenen

Sherwin
A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square

Strauss
Tales from the Vienna Woods
Blue Danube Waltz

Sullivan
Mikado

Tchaikovsky
Waltz of the Flowers
Symphony No 5
Romeo and Juliet

Traditional
Greensleeves

Verdi
Andantino

Vivaldi
Summer

Wagner
Bridal Chorus

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