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RGT – Acoustic String Quartet | UK

RGT

Now in its tenth year, this professional string quartet, trained at the Royal Academy of Music, offers a range of musical services.

The RGT String Quartet has a great deal of experience in providing music for corporate functions and events. Their clients span a spectrum of fields including: blue chip companies, political parties, law, medicine, public service, architecture, engineering, design, the drinks industry, property development, media and marketing.

The presence of the quartet will add another dimension to your function, providing an ideal backdrop for entertaining clients, or your own company celebration. They have a broad repertoire, spanning classical and popular music, and will tailor their music to your occasion.

The RGT String Quartet is very versatile and is at home in a wide range of venues. Whatever your occasion you can be assured of a professional service with music to enhance the atmosphere.

Testimonials:

“On behalf of Atkins I would just like to say thank you for playing at our official office opening on the 27th. Your music was a fundamental part in making the day such a success.”
– Atkins

“Thank you so much – you were brilliant and if the opportunity arises I would certainly be using you again! Many thanks!”
– Melanie Milham from Capital Group

“A big than you from YRM for a magnificent performance on the 13th December at the House of St Barnabas in Soho. Everyone thought your playing was wonderful.”
– YRM Architects

Previous Clients Include:

BP
Unilever
The Conservative Party
The Labour Party
The Landscape Institute
Financial Services Authority
Norwich Union
Lincoln’s Inn
Atkins
The Royal College of Physicians
The Royal College of Surgeons
The Starlight Foundation
No. 11 Downing Street
Clarence House
Tate Britain
National Portrait Gallery
Natural History Museum
Tower of London
South African Embassy
The Dorchester
Buckingham Palace
New Scotland Yard
The Barbican
Inner Temple Hall

Repertoire Includes:

Baroque and Early Classical

Bach Air on a G string
Brandenburg Concerto no. 3
Brandenburg Concerto no. 4
Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring
Double Violin Concerto
Sinfonia in D from Cantata BWV 29
Ave Maria
Beethoven First movement from the Eroica Symphony
Boccherini Minuet
Jeremiah Clarke Trumpet Voluntary
Corelli  Christmas Concerto
Handel  “La Rejouissance”, from The Fireworks Music
Andante, from The Water Music
Hornpipe from The Water Music
Aria form Xerses
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Where’er You Walk
Mouret  Rondeau

Mozart Divertimentos and Early String Quartets

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Rondo Alla Turca
Wedding March from the Marriage of Figaro
Overture to “The Magic Flute”
“Laudate Dominum” from the Vespers
“Allelujah” from Exultate Jubilate
Pachelbel  Canon in D
Gigue
Purcell  Two Rondeaux
Trumpet Tune
Vivaldi Spring from The Four Seasons
Winter from The Four Seasons

Romantic

Borodin  First Polovtsian Dance
Brahms  Hungarian Dance no. 2
Debussy  Clare de Lune
Cake Walk
Dvorak  Humoresque
Slavonic Dance no.1
Slavonic Dance no.2
Slavonic Dance no.8
Elgar  Salut D’Amour
Chanson de Matin
Chanson de Nuit
Nimrod
Fauré  Pavane
Sicilienne
Grieg  Norwegian Dance no. 2
Norwegian Dance no. 3
Last Spring
Waltz
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Massenet  Meditation from Thais
Mendelssohn  Adagio from organ sonata no. 2
Offenbach  Barcarolle
Rachmaninov  Vocalise
Rossini  Overture to “The Thieving Magpie”
Overture to “William Tell”
Overture to “The Barber of Seville”
Overture to “The Italian Girl in Algiers”
Saint-Saens The Swan
Schubert  Ave Maria
Theme and Variations from the Trout Quintet
Schumann  Liebesträum
Träumerei
Thou Ring on Thy Finger
Smetana  Polka from “The Bartered Bride”
Tchaikovsky  March from “The Nutcracker”
Dance des Mirlitons, also from “The Nutcracker”
Traditional  Greensleeves
Verdi  Soldiers’ Chorus
Wagner  Bridal Chorus

Waltzes

Chopin  The Minute Waltz
Johann Strauss The Blue Danube
Roses from the South
The Emperor Waltz
Wine, Women and Song

Popular

Bryan Adams Heaven
Anon  Daisy, Daisy….
The Beatles All You Need Is Love
Penny Lane
Eleanor Rigby
Leonard Bernstein Maria from “West Side Story”
New York, New York!
John Denver Annie’s Song
Donaldson  Makin’ Whoopee
Anne Dudley Jeeves and Wooster theme tune
Carlos Gardel Tango Por Una Cabeza, from “Scent of a Woman”
Noel Gay Leaning On a Lampost from “Me and My Girl”
Gershwin             I’ve Got Rhythm!
The Man I Love
It’s Wonderful
Just Another Rhumba
Fascinatin’ Rhythm
Slap that Bass!
Somebody Loves Me
A Foggy Day in London Town
They can’t take that away from me
Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
When Do We Dance
Love is Here to Stay
That Certain Feeling
I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise
Arthur Johnson Pennies from Heaven
Scott Joplin The Roseleaf Rag
Ragtime Dance
Solace
Jerome Kern The Folks that Live on the Hill
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Lemare – Moonlight and Roses
Monty Norman James Bond Theme (from Dr. No)
Cole Porter Anything Goes
Let’s Do I
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Quarantotto Con Te Patiro (Time To Say Goodbye)
(as sung by Andrea Bocelli)
Rodgers – My Funny Valentine
Traditional Reel Fiddlin’ – folk reels
Suite – Irish Sherry (includes Danny Boy)
Claude-Michael Schonberg I Dreamed a Dream, Stars and others from
“Les Miserables”
Manning Sherwin A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Johann Strauss  Pizzicato Polka
Sullivan Suite from “The Mikado”
Suessdorf – Moonlight in Vermont
Waller and Brooks Ain’t Misbehavin’
Douglas Weiss What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
Westlife You Raise Me Up

Opera

Bizet  Prelude to Carmen
Capua  O Sole Mio
Delibes  The Flower Duet from “Lakmé”
Denza  “Funiculi, Funicula”
Mascagni  Cavalleria Rusticana -Intermezzo
Mozart  Arias from “The Marriage of Figaro”
Overture to “The Magic Flute”
Puccini  O Mio Babbino
Quando m’en vo’ from “La Bohème”
Rossini  Aria from “The Barber of Seville”
Overture to “The Thieving Magpie”

TV Themes
*arranged by Howard Goodall

Blackadder
Ken Howard Miss Marple
Denis King Lovejoy
Leslie Osbourne Eastenders

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