A Vibrant Professional Quartet

Alani String Quartet

The Alani String Quartet is a vibrant, professional string quartet based in Bournemouth, Dorset. They have worked for large corporate clients including Ford, Carnival Cruises, John Lewis and HSBC and have recorded backing tracks which were broadcast on national TV in The Netherlands and Germany.

  • The Alani String Quartet is a vibrant, professional string quartet based in Bournemouth, Dorset. They have performed in numerous concerts and have worked with funding through the Arts Council of England. The quartet have given performances in several established recital series in Dorset, as well as many churches, theatres and festivals in the south of England.

    They have worked for large corporate clients including Ford, Carnival Cruises, John Lewis and HSBC and have recorded backing tracks which were broadcast on national TV in The Netherlands and Germany. As individuals, they attended Guildhall School of Music and Trinity College of Music in London and play with orchestras such as the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Brandenburg Sinfonia, The English National Baroque Orchestra, and the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, New Zealand.

    Weddings, Civil Partnerships, Parties and Functions
    The Alani String Quartet is very experienced in playing at weddings and functions, and can help you with music choices and timings right from the start of your enquiry. They have been booked for many different occasions, from small intimate weddings to large weddings at Christchurch Priory, as well as major corporate functions at hotels including the Royal Bath Hotel Bournemouth, and the Marriott in Bournemouth.

    Always smartly dressed, they can dress in black or white dinner jackets, all black or black tails.

      • String Quartet No. 3 - Beethoven
      • String Quartet No. 2 - Borodin
      • String Quartet "The American" - Dvorak
      • String Quartet No. 1 - Grieg
      • String Quartet Op. 76 "Sunrise" - Haydn
      • Fratres - Pärt
      • Crisantemi - Puccini
      • String Quartet - Ravel
      • String Quartet No. 8 - Shostakovich
      • Winter From Four Seasons - Vivaldi
      • Langsamer Satz - Webern
      • Norwegian Dance - Grieg
      • Minuet - Boccherini
      • Ave Maria - Bach
      • Flower Duet From Lakme - Delibes
      • Bolero - Ravel
      • Pizzicato Polka - Strauss
      • Bridal Chorus From Lohengrin - Wagner
      • Songbird - Eva Cassidy
      • Whatever - Oasis
      • November Rain - Guns 'N' Roses
      • God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
      • Raindrops Keep Fallin - Burt Bacharach
      • Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • “Thank you for the beautiful music you played at our wedding, it was a pleasure”

    – J & D Wedding

    “Many Thanks for your lovely sounds at the Handelsbanken Event! … I would like to say thank you once again, we thoroughly enjoyed your music at the event.”

    – Mushroom Marketing

    “Making waves on the classical music scene are the talented young Alani String Quartet”

    – Bournemouth Daily Echo

    “Music and musicianship that is extraordinary, elevating and when they play here, transforms the building and our exhibitions in a magical way!

    – The Study Gallery Of Modern Art, Poole

    “A wonderful feast of music… You gave us such a varied performance that fitted in so well. Your music was superb and please accept and very really appreciation.”

    – Age Concern 25th Anniversary Celebration

    “The Alani String Quartet lunchtime performances at the Study Gallery of Modern Art have been inspiring and a great addition to the free lunchtime WOW programme of events at the gallery”

    – WOW Co-ordinator

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Testimonials

  • Just a quick one to say how amazing everything went at our function thanks to Big Foot Events! From the very beginning they were extremely helpful and made sure everything was looked after without giving me too much hassle either! The Photo Booth, Candy Floss Cart and Popcorn Cart were all fantastic and a great hit with all of our family and friends and the staff running them were absolutely amazing! They were all set up and ready to go well before the event started and made sure they were always helpful! So a massive thank you to you all!

    Megan Chungh – Park Hotel, Newcastle
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    Amy Casey – Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
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    George – Golden Sands Holiday Park
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    Mr & Mrs Pravitt – Private Wedding, Stoke On Trent
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    Andrew Edmeads – Frimley Lodge, Surrey
  • The evening on Saturday was wonderful, Planet Abba we're superb and also so welcoming to the audience. As you know this is the 3rd year in a row I have used your agency and as always you have given me a wonderful evening, thank you.

    Barry Herridge – Ely Beet Sports & Social Club

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