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Theremin! Thursday 21st April, The Lochrian Ensemble and Lydia Kavina at St George’s Brandon Hill, Bristol

We are really looking forward to this collaboration with Russian virtuoso Theremin player Lydia Kavina at St George’s Brandon Hill .  In the first part of the concert, Lydia will lead a short introductory lecture/demonstration on the instrument and in the second … Continue reading

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The Lochrian String Quartet perform a New Year’s Day concert for Lilliput Concerts at Redland Park URC, Bristol on Saturday January 9th 2016

We are looking forward to our first Lilliput Concert on Saturday January 9th 2016.  Our theme is inspired by Viennese New Year’s Day concerts and will include waltzes, polkas, Gypsy music and excerpts from The Nutcracker ballet.  If you have … Continue reading

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Wedding Music Tip of the Week

When your guests arrive just before the start of your ceremony or service they often don’t know where to go or what to do …. live music creates a welcoming atmosphere and gives your guests something to look at, talk … Continue reading

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The Lochrian Ensemble and Paul Bambrough – Saturday 16th May 2015 at 1.15pm Lord Mayor’s Chapel, Bristol

We are really looking forward to our collaboration with Paul Bambrough (organ) at the Lord Mayor’s Chapel, Bristol this coming Saturday (16th May 1.15pm) for a concert of music for organ and strings including Handel Organ Concertos No 1 in G … Continue reading

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Mark and Gierdre’s Wedding at Priston Water Mill

The Lochrian Ensemble and string quartet and The Lochrian Ceilidh Band are looking forward to playing for the Wedding of Mark and Gierdre today at Priston Water Mill and we all hope they have a fantastic day. Lots of planning … Continue reading

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Wedding Music Piece of the Week

The Lochrian Ensemble  has just acquired some new string quartet arrangements of Show songs and one of our favourites has to be  ‘I don’t know how to love him’ from the hit musical  ‘Jesus Christ Superstar ‘ penned by Andrew … Continue reading

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Music Tip of the Week

Music can really make the difference in setting the right atmosphere at weddings/civil partnerships whether that be during the ceremony or at the Reception and/or during the Wedding Breakfast. If your budget can run to booking musicians to provide live … Continue reading

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Wedding Music Piece of the Week

My Wedding Music Piece of the week is Meditation from Massenet’s Opera, Thais. A gorgeous violin tune perfect as a stand alone piece in your Wedding Service or Ceremony or as a Signing of the Register Piece.    

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Wedding Music Piece of the Week

My Wedding Music Piece of the Week is ‘One Hand One Heart’ from Bernstein and Sondheim’s musical, West Side Story.  We have a gorgeous arrangement of this beautiful tune in our repertoire and we often are asked to play it … Continue reading

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Wedding Music Piece of the Week

Wedding Music Piece of the Week How about some uplifting Tchaikovsky for a Winter’s Wedding? Whilst watching the film Maleficent with my family – a modern take on the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale – I was reminded of the beautiful … Continue reading

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