The Thackeray String Trio or Quartet will provide relaxing background music, suitable for any event. They can also perform as a duo.
The string trio consists of three players: violin, viola and cello. As in the string quartet, they are highly experienced professional musicians, based in the North West.
You might choose to book the string trio because of space restrictions or perhaps you maybe it is more affordable for your budget.
It can play a similar range of Repertoire to the string quartet and is a popular choice in smaller venues.
In addition to their trio work, they play with the region's top orchestras such as Halle, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, BBC Philharmonic, Opera North and Northern Chamber Orchestra. They have worked in West End shows, toured throughout the UK and have appeared as backing musicians in bands for artistes such as Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson, Hayley Westenra, Texas and for the Strictly Come Dancing Tour.
Their playing is versatile and they perform a huge variety of repertoire, ranging from Classical favourites to Swing, Tangos, Beatles and a growing selection of Contemporary songs including: One Day Like This (Elbow), You're Beautiful (James Blunt), Game of Thrones Theme, Songbird (Eva Cassidy), A Million Love Songs (Take That) and many more. The selection is always increasing and the quartet is happy to perform music of your choice.
The string trio can be hired to perform inside a venue or – weather permitting – outside in the gardens.