Two New Year Viennese Concerts

28th May 2015

On Saturday January 10th and 17th the Manor House String Quartet performed two rather late Viennese New Year Day concerts in Cranfield and Cuddington. Both programmes included well-known marches, galops, waltzes, polkas and landler by Johann Strauss the younger (and his father Johann Strauss the elder), Lanner, Brahms, Schubert and Schrammell. We started the concerts […]

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String Quartet Recital for Leighton Buzzard Music Club

1st March 2015

On Saturday 29th November the string quartet performed a programme of works by Beethoven, Ferdinand Ries and Schubert for the Leighton Buzzard Music Club. Our lineup consisted of Vaughan Jones and Joanna Lee on Violins, Reiad Chibah on viola and Magda Pietraszewska on cello. The same combination already played this programme back in February at […]

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Recital at Fonthill House Care Home, St Albans

19th January 2015

One of the most rewarding regular engagements I get to play for is at the Fonthill House care home in St Albans. This is a wonderful home for older people where high quality concerts and other activities play a significant part in residents’ day-to-day lives.  We have performed at Fonthill as a string duo (violin with viola or violin […]

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Rehearsing a String Quartet – Chamber Music

27th November 2014

Apart from its popular themed classical string quartet concerts, the Manor House String Quartet also gives recitals of more substantial works too. One of these took place at the Leighton Buzzard Music Club and can be read about here. The programme consisted of Beethoven’s Quartet in A (Op. 18 No. 5), Ferdinand Ries’s Quartet in […]

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String Quartet Concert at Cranfield Church – From ‘Hamlet’ Cigars To ‘Pot Black’…

24th July 2014

On Saturday 21st June the Manor House String Quartet performed a concert at the church of St Peter and St Paul in Cranfield, Bedfordshire. The concert was entitled ‘A Night in Front of the Telly’ and consisted of music that featured in famous television programmes and adverts over the years. In addition, the first half […]

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About Manor House Music

Manor House Music is a wedding string quartet and duo consisting of some of the UK’s finest musicians. Founded in 2005, and based on the borders of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, we’ve now performed for over 800 weddings, corporate events and private functions. We combine a high quality of musical performance with a large repertoire of dynamic arrangements and a desire to work closely with clients to ensure that every detail is just right for your event.



Tel: 07870 171194