Highly Strung String Trio
Saturday 19th May at 7.30pm
The Highly Strung String Trio is one of the most renowned string ensembles in the Midlands with over 20 years’ experience of professional performing. The trio’s eclectic playlist mixes classical music with lighter numbers, jazz and popular repertoire - from Bach, Beethoven and Bacharach to Rihanna, Adele, Snow Patrol and the Killers!
This all female string ensemble was formed in the Midlands in 1997 and the players have all studied at the top music conservatoires in England: the Royal Northern College of Music, the Royal College of Music and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire of Music. They have played at weddings and corporate functions in some of the country’s finest venues including Belvoir Castle, Chatsworth House, Burghley House and Wroxhall Abbey. Individual members have played with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Halle, BBC Philharmonic, the Northern Sinfonia, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (USA), the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the London Concert Orchestra, the Johann Strauss Orchestra, the Orchestra of St Johns and the Orchestra of the Swan. They have also performed in concert, on tour and on television alongside Will Young, Shakira, Rod Stewart, Il Divo, Robbie Williams, Simply Red, Procol Harum and Elton John.