Venus String Quartet

String Quartet & Trio

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Liverpool & London
£751 (avg. price)
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About Venus String Quartet – professional string quartet & trio based in Liverpool & London

Venus String Quartet is a professional string quartet based in Liverpool, formed at Paul McCartney’s prestigious music college The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA).

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Since forming in 2014, the quartet have played at VIP events for Liverpool Football Club and The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, been featured on Channel 4 as part of British Soap Opera Hollyoaks, and have performed at the Telegraph Cruise & Travel Show.

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We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at The Tithe Barn in Yorkshire and Coworth Park in Ascot, UK.

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The Venus String Quartet have also played at numerous weddings and events at venues including St George’s Hall, The Metropolitan Cathedral, The Royal Liver Building, The Exhibition Centre and many more.

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Despite being classically trained, The Venus String Quartet's repertoire features a wide selection of soul, jazz and pop favourites, and includes original arrangements of popular music.

The Venus String Quartet have performed backing strings for artists as part of Threshold Festival and The 2ube Xtra festival. They have also recorded backing strings for various artists in Grammy-award winning Parr Street Studios.

Here are just some of the locations where we have been booked by clients on FixTheMusic for weddings and events...

  • Coworth Park, Ascot, UK
  • The Tithe Barn, Skipton, UK
  • Burbage, Hinckley
  • Liverpool
  • Langho, Lancashire
  • Ripon, North Yorkshire

The Venus String Quartet is available to hire for weddings, corporate functions, garden parties, charity events, private events and recording sessions in Liverpool and throughout Merseyside and the North West, including in Cheshire, Blackpool and Chester, as well as in North Wales.

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11 Verified Reviews

"Hi Lara, thank you so much to you and the rest of the quartet. Everyone told me how great the music was and I couldn't agree more. Thank you again - have a lovely weekend! Bronte."

Bronte Sheridan, 17 June 2024, corporate event in Burbage, Hinckley
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"Morning ladies, now that we're finally back home in the Netherlands, we just wanted to send you a quick message to thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Your performances were INCREDIBLE. Everyone is still talking about how amazing it all was and many of our guests told us afterwards they loved each piece you played and were all working together to decide what it was. Like a music quiz!! Jamie and I had a chat with you all afterwards and you were all so lovely! We even said that had it not been our wedding, we could have listened to you perform all afternoon! I know I probably told you already, but as we were being interviewed at the top of the stairs by the registrar, you started playing Les Mis and I had to stop the interview as I was seriously about to cry. It was that beautiful. Ladies, thank you, so much for your very special and memorable addition to our wonderful day. Anthony & Jamie xx"

Anthony Berry, 19 March 2024, wedding in Liverpool
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"Highly recommend! Very professional to deal with prior to the wedding and guests loved the music!"

Lauren Passey, 8 October 2023, wedding ceremony at Coworth Park, Ascot, UK
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"Venus String Quartet played at my wedding. They were absolutely amazing. The atmosphere they created lasted throughout the whole event. Communication and organisation have been exceptional. I am so thrilled to have them at my wedding. Thank you for making it a day to remember."

Annmarie Leigh, 26 September 2023, wedding in Langho, Lancashire
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"Hi Lara, Now that we have returned to normality, I just wanted to send an email to thank the quartet for playing at our wedding at Newby Hall. The music sounded beautiful and flawless - it really helped to create a lovely atmosphere. We have had many comments from guests about how great the music sounded! We really appreciate your role in our wedding day and it really helped to make it extra special. Many thanks and all the best, Izzy and Tom."

Isobel Fox, 14 July 2023, wedding at Newby Hall, North Yorkshire
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"Thank you to you and the girls for performing at our wedding. It worked perfectly for the drinks reception and so many people commented on how great you sounded. Thanks for being so accommodating and flexible with everything."

Francesca Hughes, 3 February 2023, wedding in Lancashire
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"Thank you so much for performing at the dinner last night. You were all wonderful and the piece you played during the meal were very much enjoyed by everyone. Thank you!"

Gemma Lynch, 30 September 2022, corporate event at Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
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"Working with Lara and the girls in Venus String Quartet has been an absolute pleasure. Having contacted LIPA to enquire about availability of students, Lara from Venus String Quartet, was very prompt in responding with video footage and a bio. The Telegraph Cruise & Travel Show was a two-day event at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool from 10am-5pm on Saturday and 10-4pm on Sunday. As the only string quartet at the event, it was quite demanding on the girls to play across both days with 1-1.5hrs sessions on a tight schedule. Their performances were fantastic and provided our visitors with a relaxing and intimate atmosphere within our Cream Tea Experience. We have received many lovely comments from our visitors since the show, and I would highly recommend Venus String Quartet for any event that requires a classy and sophisticated musical accompaniment."

Michelle Daniels, 8 February 2022, Telegraph Cruise & Travel Show Manager
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"We had so many positive comments about you guys and you really helped to get the day started. People were really impressed by the variety of music that you played. Couldn’t be happier that it was you guys who responded to our advert!"

Emily & Adam Scott, 13 December 2021, wedding in Cheshire
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"Thanks again for entertaining our guests in such a fantastic way! Our supporters loved the event and we are so pleased everything went well!"

Tania Gallucci, 21 June 2021, party in Manchester
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"These girls are a fabulous group to work with! I recently hired them for a studio session to record my Debut Single and they were amazing, very professional and did a fantastic job!"

Helena Johnson, 3 June 2021, studio session in Manchester
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Set List

Viva La Vida Coldplay
True Colours Cyndi Lauper
Best Day Of My Life American Authors
Billie Jean Michael Jackson
It Must Be Love Madness
Better Together Jack Johnson
Can’t Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley
Empire State of Mind Alicia Keys
Make You Feel My Love Adele
The Blower’s Daughter Damien Rice
Palladio Karl Jenkins
Titanium David Guetta / Sia
Treasure Bruno Mars
I Won’t Give Up Jason Mraz
Happy Pharrell
Wake Me Up Avicii
Baby Justin Bieber
Wrecking Ball Miley Cyrus
Just Give Me A Reason Pink
Rather Be Clean Bandit
Summer Calvin Harris
Sweet Child o’Mine Guns n Roses
A Hard Day’s Night The Beatles
Here Comes The Sun The Beatles
Yesterday The Beatles
With A Little Help From My Friends The Beatles
Eleanor Rigby The Beatles
Only Love Ben Howard
Fields of Gold Sting
You Raise Me Up Westlife
I Want To Break Free Queen
A Thousand Years Christina Perri
You And Me The Wannadies
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing Aerosmith
Don’t Stop Me Now Queen
Dreams Fleetwood Mac
Marry You Bruno Mars
Stand By Me Ben. E King
Unchained Melody The Righteous Brothers
What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong
Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran
One Day Like This Elbow
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Eva Cassidy
You’ve Got A Friend In Me Randy Newman
Songbird Eva Cassidy
Signed Sealed Delivered Stevie Wonder
Can’t Take Me Eyes Off Of You Andy Williams
All Of Me John Legend
You’ll Never Walk Alone Gerry & The Pacemakers
Mr Sandman The Chordettes
Green Green Grass of Home Tom Jones
My Heart Will Go On Celine Dion
Upstairs Downstairs Alexander Faris
As Long As He Needs Me Lionel Bart
Schindlers List John Williams
La Valse d’Amelie (short version) Amelie
Sia Medley Sia
The Blower’s Daughter Damien Rice
Speak Softly Nino Rota
Food Glorious Food Oliver!
I Wanna Be Yours Arctic Monkeys
Lord of the Dance Hardiman
Indiana Jones John Williams
All I Ask Of You Lloyd Webber
Concerning Hobbits Howard Shore
Jurassic Park John Williams
Star Wars John Williams
Can You Feel The Love Tonight Lion King
Tale As Old As Time Beauty and the Beast
Colours of the Wind Pocahontas
Bohemian Rhapsody Queen
Use Somebody Kings of Leon
At Last Etta James
Mack The Knife Kurt Weill
It Don’t Mean A Thing Ellington
L.O.V.E Nat King Cole
Foggy Day Gershwin
S’wonderful Gershwin
Lady Be Good Gershwin
They Can’t Take That Away Gershwin
Moonlight Serenade Glenn Miller
Beyond The Sea Bobby Darin
People Barbara Streisand
When I Fall In Love Doris Day
Misty Errol Garner
Halo Beyonce
Always Look On The Bright Side of Life Monty Python
All You Need Is Love The Beatles
Don’t Stop Believing Journey
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen
God Only Knows The Beach Boys
Just The Way You Are Bruno Mars
Greatest Day Take That
Don’t You (Forget About Me) Simple Minds
Stay Rihanna
Have I Told You Lately Van Morrisson
City of Stars La La Land
Pirates of the Caribbean Hans Zimmer
Strong London Grammar
Here There And Everywhere The Beatles
Chasing Cars Snow Patrol
Get Lucky Daft Punk
When I’m Sixty Four The Beatles
Paperback Writer The Beatles
And I Love Her The Beatles
The Girl From Ipanema Jobim
Take the A Train Strayhorn
Satin Doll Duke Ellington
Chelsea Bridge Strayhorn
Fly Me To The Moon Bart Howard
Gangsta’s Paradise Coolio
I’ve Had The Time of My Life Bill Medley
Kissing You Romeo & Juliette
Forever Young / Halo Medley Beyonce / Jay Z
Roxanne Sting
Bittersweet Symphony The Verve
Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison
Wild Swans on the Lake (short version) Foy Vance
Your Song Elton John
That’s Life Frank Sinatra
Maggie May Rod Stewart
Sweet Disposition Temper Trap
Somewhere, My Love (Lara’s Theme) Doctor Zhivago
On Top Of The World Imagine Dragons
I’m Yours Jason Mraz
Shut Up And Dance Walk The Moon
Hey Soul Sister Train
Pompeii Bastille
I Gotta Feeling Black Eyed Peas
This Must Be The Place Talking Heads
Let It Go Frozen
Love Story Taylor Swift
Saman Olafur Arnalds
Hoppopolla Sigur Ros
You’ve Got The Love – Live Version Florence and the Machine
Time Of Your Life
White Wedding Billy Idol
Toxic Britney Spears
Sky Full Of Stars Coldplay
Sunrise Sunset Fiddler On The Roof
That’s What Friends Are For Dionne Warwick
Roxanne The Police
Just Live Heaven The Cure
Happy Together The Turtles
Nessun Dorma Pavarotti
Ms Jackson Outkast
A Day In The Life The Beatles
Somewhere Only We Know Keane
Say A Little Prayer Aretha Franklin
Whatever Oasis
Moon River Henry Mancini
Harry Potter Medley John Williams
Forrest Gump – Feather Theme Silvestri
Across The Stars – Star Wars episode II John Williams
Life On Mars David Bowie
Somewhere West Side Story
Without You David Guetta / Usher
Forever Young Jay Z
Everywhere Fleetwood Mac
I Want To Spend My Lifetime Loving You Zorro
I See The Light Tangled
Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen
Mr Blue Sky ELO
Rewrite The Stars The Greatest Showman
We Found Love Rihanna / Calvin Harris
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel
Come What May Moulin Rouge
It’s All About You McFly
Hotel California The Eagles
Endless Love Lionel Richie
You’re My Best Friend Queen
Eight Days a Week The Beatles
We Have All The Time In The World Louis Armstrong
It Had To Be You Harry Connick Jr
Wonderwall Oasis
Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton
Theme from Z Cars Johnny Keating & The Z-Men
The Maestro (from The Holiday) Hans Zimmer
Take Over The World The Courteeners
How Long Will I Love You Ellie Goulding
Super Mario Theme Koji Kondo
Legend of Zelda Theme Koji Kondo
Game of Thrones Theme Ramin Djawadi
Rise Like A Phoenix Conchita Wurst
Lovers In Japan Coldplay
Simply The Best Tina Turner
Dream A Little Dream Of Me Doris Day
For The Love of a Princess (Braveheart) James Horner
Smells Like Teen Spirit Nirvana


Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Mozart
Minuet Boccerini3
Pizz Polka Strauss
Canon in D Pachelbel
Hornpipe Handel
Divertimento in D Mozart
Overture Purcell
Ode To Joy Beethoven
Largo from Xerxes Handel
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Handel
Serenade Haydn
Evening Prayer Humperdinck
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen Grieg
Konzert Bach
Le Cygne Saint-Saens
Nearer, my God to Thee Adams
Fireside (from Winter) Vivaldi
Abide With Me Monk
Air from Suite in D Bach
Sleeping Beauty Waltz Tchaikovsky
Menuett aus dem Septett Beethoven
Pastoral Symphony Main Theme Beethoven
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring Bach
Salut d’Amour Elgar
Rondeau Purcell
Humoresque Dvorak
Meditation from Thais Massenet
Gymnopedie No.1 Satie
Nessun Dorma Puccini
Habanera Bizet
For The Beauty of the Earth (TRIO) Rutter
The Prayer (TRIO) Celine Dion
Ave Maria Schubert
Here Comes The Bride Wagner
Clair de Lune Debussy
Mendelssohn Wedding March Mendelssohn
Sheep May Safely Graze Bach
Hungarian Dance No.5 Brahms
Theme from Brahms First Symphony Brahms
Trumpet Tune Clarke
Flower Duet Delibes
Panis Angelicus Franck
Hornpipe in F Handel
Bourree in F Handel
La Paix Handel
La Rejouissance Handel
Spring Vivaldi
Arioso Bach
Traumerei Schumann
Waltz Grieg
Fantasia on Greensleeves Vaughan-Williams
Fur Elise Beethoven
Nocturne in Eb Major Chopin
Time To Say Goodbye Quarantotto, Sarton, Peterson
Three Little Maids from the Mikado Sullivan
Prelude from English Suite No. 3 Bach
I Giorni Einaudi
The Maestro (from The Holiday) Hans Zimmer
Cinema Paradiso Ennio Morecone

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At Last
Ave Verum Corpus
Vivaldi Four Seasons
Mack The Knife
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