Tempo Strings – a female professional string group available to hire from a duo to quartet.

The ensemble is popular for weddings, receptions and all manner of events and is very versatile. There are options to suit different venues and budget with the Duo (Violin & Cello), Trio (Violin, Viola, Cello) and the quintessential String Quartet of 2 Violins, Viola & Cello.

Presentation can be formal or more relaxed; co ordinated ball gowns, evening wear or smart casual. When playing for a wedding the most popular format is to play for the ceremony and drinks reception, however the entertainment can be tailored to your particular wishes.


There is a wide repertoire of music available from Classical to Pop and each ensemble has it’s own particular music list from which you can choose your favourite music.

Tempo Strings have performed at a wide range of prestigious venues such as Buckingham Palace, Blenheim Palace, Goodwood House, Spencer House, Wallace Collection, Claridges, Woburn Abbey and many top London hotels.

The players have worked with the likes of Take That, Alesha Dixon, Spice Girls, Shirley Bassey, Madonna, Joan Armatrading, Peter Gabriel to name a few. Orchestras include The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Opera, Moscow City Ballet and West End shows such as Matilda, Ghost, Les Miserables and Lion King.

Audio Samples


Performance options

Duo - Violin & Cello

Trio - Violin, Viola, Cello

Set list / Repertoire

Albinoni – Adagio
Arne – National Anthem
Bach – Air on a G String
Bach – Sarabande and Gavotte
Bach – Brandenburg Concerto no 3
Bach – Sheep May Safely Graze
Bach – Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring
Bach – Three Part Invensions
Beethoven – Minuet no 1 in C
Beethoven – Minuet no 2 in G
Beethoven – Minuet no 6 in C
Bizet – Habanera from “Carmen”
Boccherini – Menuette
Brahms – Hungarian Dances 5 and 6
Clarke – Trumpet Tune
Debussy – Clair de Lune
Delibes – Flower Duet
Delibes – Pizzicato Polka
Dvorak – Humoresque
Elgar – Nimrod
Elgar – Chanson de Matin
Elgar – Nimrod
Elgar – Salut D’Amour
Faure – Pavane
Frank – Panis Angelicas
Gounod – Ave Maria
Greig – Waltz
Greig – Morning from Peer Gynt
Greig – Hall of the Mountain King
Handel – Water Music
Handel – Arrival of Queen of Sheba
Handel – Andante and Saraband
Handel – Largo
Haydn – German Dance
Haydn – Serenade
Haydn – Trio in 3 movements
Haydn – Trio Sonatas
Kreisler – Liebeslied
Kreisler – Liebesfreud
Kreisler – Polichinell
Kreisler – Schon Rosmarin
Lauro – Valse Venezolano
Martini – Gavotte
Mascagni – Cavalleria Rusticana
Massenet – Meditation from “Thais”
Mozart – Andantino
Mozart – Divertimento
Mozart – Adagio and Menuetto
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nacht Musik
Mozart – Sieben Menuette
Mozart – Selection of Trios
Mendelssohn – Wedding March
Mendelssohn –Midsummer Night’s Dream
Mouret – Rondeau
Pachelbel- Canon
Prokofiev –Love of Three Oranges
Purcell – Trumpet Voluntary
Schubert – Ave Maria
Schumann – Soldier’s March
Schumann – Traumerei
Sieben – Menuette
Strauss – Selection of walzes
Tartini – Cantabile
Tchaikovsky – Dance of The Cygnets
Tchaikovsky – March from Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky – Largetto Amoroso
Trad.- Greensleeves
Trad.- Heissa Troika
Vivaldi – “The Four Seasons”
Wagner – Bridal Chorus

Adele – Make You Feel My Love
Aerosmith – I Don’t Want To Miss a Thing
Arlen – Somewhere Over a Rainbow
Aznavor – She
Aznavor – Yesterday When I Was Young
Barry – James Bond Selection
Bart – I’d Do Anything (from Oliver)
Beach Boys – God Only Knows
Beatles – Selection
Bennet/ Welch – Summer Holiday
Berlin – Cheek to Cheek
Berlin – Sisters
Berlin –No Business Like Show Business
Bern – Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Bern – A Fine Romance
Bergman – What are you doing ….?
Beyonce – Halo
Bock – Fiddler on the Roof selection
Bor – Bach at the Double
Clean Bandit – Rather Be
Coldplay – Paradise
Coldplay – Till kingdom come
Coldplay – Viva la Vida
Denver – Annie’s Song
Desiree – I’m Kissing You
Dudley – Jeeves and Wooster Theme
Dwawadi – Game of Thrones
Elbow – One day like this
Elfman – The Simpsons Theme
Elvis – Can’t Help falling in Love
ELO – Mr Blue Sky
Gardel – Tango Pour Una Cabeza
Gay – Lambeth Walk, Run Rabbit Run
Gershwin – Lady Be Good
Gershwin – Fascinating Rhythm
Gershwin – Summertime
Gershwin – I Got Plenty of Nothing
Gershwin – Swanee
Glover – Rose of Tralee
Gordon – Unforgettable
Henderson – Cream in my Coffee
Henderson –Five Foot Two
Herman – Hello Dolly
Hiller – Save All Your Kisses for Me
Howard – Fly Me To The Moon
Hupfield – As Time Goes By
Etta James – At Last
Joplin – A Selection of Rags
John – Can You Feel the love tonight?
Kaempfert – Strangers in the Night
Kern – A Fine Romance
King – Stand by Me
Lai – Love Story Theme
Lloyd Webber – The Music of the Night
Lloyd Webber – All I Ask of You
Mancini – Moon River
Mars – Amazing
Mars – Marry You
Menken – Beauty and The Beast
Mer/Elling/ Stray – Satin Doll
Menz – Dixieland Blues
Mraz – I’m Yours
Perri – A Thousand Years
Porter – Night and Day
Porter – I’ve Got You Under my Skin
Preston – Bicycle Made for Two
Queen – You’re My Best Friend
REM – Nightswimming
Rota – Godfather Theme
Rota – Michael’s Theme
Schonberg – I Dreamed a Dream
Seal – Kiss From a Rose
Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Sherwin –Nightingale Sang in Berkley Sq
Sledge – When a Man Loves a Woman
Sting – Fields of Gold
The Verve – Bittersweet Symphony
Traditional – Irish Music Selection
Traditional – Congratulations
Traditional – Happy Birthday
Traditional – Tum Balalayka
Traditional – Hava Nagila
Traditional – Siman Tov
Traditional – Eshes Chayil
Traditional – Scarborough Fair
Turk – Are You lonesome tonight?
Van Morrison – Moondance
Warren – That’s Amoure
Weisse/Theile – It’s a Wonderful World
White –my First my Last my Everything
WH – Little Brown Jug
Williams – Get Lucky
Williams – Happy
Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Yumans – Tea For Two