String Duo Concert at St Michael at the North Gate, Oxford

25th February 2010

On Monday the Manor House String Duo were very happy to return once more to the lovely church of St Michael at the North Gate in Oxford to perform a short recital as part of the ‘Music on Mondays’ series which takes place every Monday lunchtime. Musicians perform without charge but are able to nominate […]

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String Quartet Concert at St Michael in the North Gate, Oxford

21st December 2009

On Friday, the Manor House String Quartet were to perform the second Christmas concert at the Church of St Michael in the North Gate in central Oxford. Keeping the programme quite similar to the concert at St Giles the week before, we still scheduled in a day of rehearsal as Reiad (Viola) was due to play in […]

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Buckinghamshire String Quartet Christmas Concert at St Giles, Cheddington

13th December 2009

On Friday the 11th December we all really got into the Christmas spirit with a string quartet concert of winter and festive music performed by candlelight in our village Church, St Giles, Cheddington, Buckinghamshire (on the border with Hertfordshire). This is the fourth time we’ve performed in the church and word seems to have got […]

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Learning a Concerto by Heart

22nd November 2009

It is now a couple of weeks since I performed the Beethoven Violin Concerto for the first time with an orchestra (writes violinist Vaughan Jones). The Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache once said that it’s a work violinists shouldn’t attempt before the age of 40 (did he hear the 11-year old Menuhin play it…?) and as I am […]

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Beethoven Romance in F for Violin and Orchestra

29th October 2009

On Sunday the 4th October I played Beethoven’s Romance no. 2 in F major op. 50, writes violinist Vaughan Jones. Traditionally thought of as being written in 1802 or 1803 (when the composer was in his early thirties), there is evidence to suggest that it may have started life in an earlier form as part […]

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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.

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Cheddington,
Bucks
LU7 0SR

Tel: 07870 171194
Email: Info@manorhousemusic.co.uk