Philadelphia String Quartet

Why book Philadelphia String Quartet?

When hiring professional entertainment, trust in someone who understands your needs and realizes you are, in fact, UNIQUE.
It is our responsibility to make your big day fun and memorable. We coordinate all details with the vendors involved, to ensure everything happens with perfection!
Are you concerned about hiring musicians who are inexperienced and play the wrong songs?
Do you want your wedding to be elegant, relaxed and fun but not cheesy?
Have you ever heard of a wedding where everyone left early and no one danced…and you want to make sure that doesn’t happen at your wedding?
Do you want your wedding to be unique and personal?
Find out how PSQ is thinking outside the “Bach’s”.


Review by Andriana W.

Yes, I hired them for my daughter's wedding last month and they were very good. Highly recommended.

Priced Fairly
Reviewer: Andriana W.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Philadelphia, PA
Event Date: Jan 15, 2011
Hired As: String Quartet

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 60 - 300 minutes
  • Fee: $300-$7000
  • Insurance: 3.000.000 - We are fully insured for all types of events.
  • Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish
  • Unions: AFM, Martha Stewart Weddings


We provide free unlimited consultation to our clients regarding music selections or logistics because your wedding is THE EVENT of your lifetime.

Concert hall quality music for your ceremony and cocktail hour,soft background music for dinner and Ritzy receptions and a string show for your corporate event or private party.

We work with The American Federation of Musicians to provide you with all your entertainment needs. Depending on your vision,you can add a trumpet,harp,piano,flute,drums,singers, or event the whole orchestra!
Anything is possible and we guarantee your event will be spectacular!

We offer our performances in various music themes to help guide you,or we happily customise every step to your individual taste,dreams of expectations.

Philadelphia String Quartet is committed to bringing you the very best in music for your wedding or social event and we guarantee that you will not be disappointed. We provide the experience of over a hundred orchestras, multiple awards, numerous countries, and continents on both sides of the Atlantic.

The Philadelphia String Quartet sound is a mix of everything you love about classical music as well as the influence of the world in modern music. Innovation and creativity are at the forefront of our drive to continue performing and creating the music that you love to hear.

Philadelphia String Quartet

Available for:
Anniversaries, Apres Ski Parties, Awards Nights, Bachelor Parties, Bachelorette Parties, Banquets, Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs, Birthday Parties, Children's Birthday Parties, Casinos, Celebrations, Christenings, Christmas Parties, Church Services, Clubs, Coffee Shops, Community Events, Conventions, Corporate Functions, Country Clubs, Cruise Ships, Dinner Dances, Festivals, Fraternity Functions, Fund Raisers, Funerals, Graduation Parties, Grand Openings, Hotels, Jingles, Movie Soundtracks, Picnic, Private Parties, Proms, Resorts, Restaurants, Reunions, Showers, Sorority Function, Studio Session, Temples, TV Soundtracks, Weddings

The team providing the talent:

Mugurel Radu


Lisa Sebastiani


Mihaela Matei


Anamaria Schitei


Set List

Baroque/Classical/Romantic Music
(Great For Weddings and Other Event )
Adagio Cantabile from the "Pathetique" Sonata - Beethoven
Adagio for Strings - Barber
Adagio from Octet in F Major Op. 166 - Schubert
Adagio from Octet in F Major - Op. 166
Adagio from Violin Sonata in G minor - Op. 5 #5
Air from Suite No. 3 - Bach
Air on the G String from Suite # 3 in D Major - Bach
Allegretto - Boccherini/ Kreisler
Allegro from Sonata in F Major Op. 1 #11 - Handel
Allegro from Sonata in F Major - Op. 1 #11
Ancient Airs and Dances - Respighi
Andante from String Quartet in A minor Op.29 "Rosamunde" - Schubert
Andante from String Quartet in A minor - Op. 29 "Rosamunde
Arioso from Cantata #156 - Bach
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from the Oratorio "Solomon" - Handel
Autumn - Allegro from Violin Concerto in F Major Op. 8 #3
Ave Maria - Schubert
Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod
Ave Maria adapted by Charles Gounod from WTC Prelude #1 - Bach
Ave Verum Corpus from K. 618 - Mozart
Badinerie from Suite #2 in b minor - Bach
Bananier - Moreau
Berceuse from "Dolly" Suite - Op. 56
Bist Du Bei Mir - Bach
Brandenburg Concerto #2 in F Major - Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G - Bach
Bridal Chorus from Act III of Lohengrin - Wagner
Capriccio #24 from 24 Capricci Op. 1 - Paganini
Clair de Lune from Suite Bergamasque for piano - Debussy
Classical Symphony Op. 25 excerpts - Prokofiev
Concerto Grosso in D Minor Op. 3 #11 - Vivaldi
Danses des petits cygnes from the ballet Swan Lake - Tschaikovsky
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - String Quartet in G Major K. 525
Elegie from Incidental Music to Les Erinnyes - Massenet
Fantaisie-Impromptu from Fantaisie-Impromptu in C# minorOp.66 - Chopin
Fireworks Music - Handel
Flower Duet from Lakme - Delibes
Funeral March for a Marionette - Gounod
Galop from La Boutique Fantastique - Rossini
Gavotte - Gossec
Gavotte from Holberg Suite Op. 40 - Grieg
Gigue from Suite # 3 in D Major - Bach
Golliwog's Cake-walk from Children's Corner Suite - Debussy
Gymnopedie No. 1 from Trois Gymnopedies - Satie
Humoresque from Op. 101 #7 - Dvorak
Hungarian Dance #5 - Brahms
Hornpipe from Water Music Suite - Handel
I Love Thee Ich Liebe Dich from The Heart's Melodies Op. 5 - Grieg
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata #147 - Bach
Jeux d'Enfants Op. 22 - Bizet
Juliet's Waltz Song Je veux vivre from Romeo and Juliet - Gounod
L'Arlesienne Suite #2 - Bizet
Largo from Xerxes - Handel
Le Jardin Feerique - Ravel
Liebesfreud from Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen - Kreisler
Liebeslied - Kreisler
March in D Major from the Anna Magdalene Bach Notebook - Bach
Minuet from Quintet in E Major Op. 13 #5 - Boccherini
Minuet in G - Beethoven
Molly on the Shore Irish Reel - Grainger
Moment Musical from Op. 94 #3 - Schubert
Mon Coeur S'ouvre A Ta Voix from Samson and Delila - Saint
Mother Goose - Ravel
Nimrod from "Enigma" Variations Op. 36 - Elgar
Nocturne from Op. 9 #2 for piano - Chopin
None But The Lonely Heart from Six Songs Op. 6 #6 - Tschaikovsky
Ode to Joy from Symphony #9 - Beethoven
Panis Angelicus from Messe Solonnelle Op. 12 - Franck
Pavane de la Belle au Bois Dormant - Ravel
Pavane pour une Infante Defunte - Ravel
Piano Concerto #2 excerpts - Rachmaninoff
Piano Concerto #3 Theme excerpts - Rachmaninoff
Pomp and Circumstance March #1 - Elgar
Presto from Sonatina in F Major - Telemann
Presto from String Quartet in F Major Op. 74 #2 - Haydn
Pulcinella - Stravinsky
Reverie - Debussy
Ritual Fire Dance from El Amor Brujo - De Falla
Rondeau from Incidental Music to Abdelazer - Purcell
Rondeau from Orchestral Suite #2 in B Minor - Bach
Rondeau from Sinfonies de Fanfares - Mouret
Rondo alla turca from Piano Sonata in A Major K. 331 - Mozart
Rosamunde Ballet music from incidental music to Rosamunde - Schubert
Rumanian Folk Dances - Bartok
Salut d'Amor Op. 12 - Elgar
Sarabande from Suite # 4 in D minor for piano - Handel
Scheherazade Theme - Rimsky-Korsakov
Schon Rosmarin from Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen - Kreisler
Serenade from Schwanengesang #4 - Schubert
Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata #208 - Bach
Shepherd's Hey English Morris Dance Tune - Grainger
Slavonic Dance #1 from Slavonic Dances Op. 46 #1 - Dvorak
Slavonic Dance #2 from Slavonic Dances Op. 46 #2 - Dvorak
Spring - Allegro from Violin Concerto in E Major Op. 8 #1 - Vivaldi
Spring - Danza Pastorale from Violin Concerto in E Major Op.8 #1 - Vivaldi
Tambourin - Gossec
The Girl with flaxen hair - Debussy
The Laughing Song from Die Fledermaus - Strauss
The Trout from the Trout Quintet Op. 114 - Schubert
Theme from Jupiter from The Planets - Holst
Theme from Polovetzian Dances from Prince Igor - Borodin
To a Wild Rose from Woodland Sketches Op. 51 - MacDowell
Tombeau de Couperin - Ravel
Traumerei from Kinderscenen Op. 15 #7 - Schumann
Trumpet Tune - Purcell
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Variations on a Theme of Haydn Op. 56 - Brahms
Vivace from Sonata in F Major for flute - Telemann
Waltz from Waves of the Danube #1 - Ivanovici
Water Music - Handel
Water Music Suite : Andante - Allegro
Wedding March - A Midsummer Night's Dream
When I Am Laid in Earth from Dido and Aeneas - Purcell
"Belle of the Ball" Waltz - Anderson
"Blue Danube" Waltzes - J. Strauss
Caprice Viennois - Kreisler
Chopin Waltzes - Op. 18 Op. 64 #1 & Op. 64 #2
"Danube Waves" ("Anniversary Waltz") - Ivanovici
"Die Fledermaus" Waltzes - J. Strauss
Liebesfreud - Kreisler
"Merry Widow" Waltzes - Lehar
"Midnight Bells" Waltz - Kreisler
Musetta's Waltz from "La Boheme" - Puccini
Richard Rodgers' Waltzes:
"The Most Beautiful Girl in the World"
"Falling in Love With Love"
"My Favorite Things"
The Carousel Waltz
Waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier - R. Strauss
Saturday Night Waltz from "Rodeo" - Copland
*Schön Rosmarin - Kreisler
Tales from the Vienna Woods - J. Strauss
Two Hearts in Three - Quarter Time
Waltz from Symphony No. 8 in G - Dvorák
"Wiener Blut" Waltzes - J. Strauss
Broadway - Pops and Latin
"All I Ask of You" from "Phantom" - Lloyd-Webber
"America" from "West Side Story" - Bernstein
"Annie" Highlights - Strouse
Ashokan Farewell from "The Civil War" - Ungar
"As Time Goes By" - Hupfeld
Bachianas Brazileiras No. 5 - Villa-Lobos
"Begin the Beguine" - Porter
Blue Tango - Anderson
"Chicago" - Fisher
"Come In from the Rain" - Manchester
Country Medley - Traditional
Danzas Argentinas No. 2 - Ginastera
"El Choclo" Tango - Villoldo
"Embraceable You" - Gershwin
"Evergreen" - Streisand
"Feelings" - Albert
"Do It Again" - Gershwin
"Forgotten Dreams" - Anderson
"For Just a Moment" from "St. Elmo's Fire" - Foster
"Goodbye to Love" - Carpenter
"I Feel Pretty" from "West Side Story" - Bernstein
"I Got Rhythm" Variations - Gershwin/Naughtin
"I Love Paris" - Porter
"If You Could Read My Mind" - Lightfoot
"In the Mood" - Garland
"Jalousie" Tango - Gade
"The King and I" Highlights - Rodgers
"March of the Siamese Children"
"We Kiss in a Shadow"
"I Whistle a Happy Tune"
"Getting to Know You"
"Something Wonderful"
"Hello Young Lovers"
"Shall We Dance?"
"La Bamba" - Traditional
"Laura" - Raksin
"Leaving on a Jet Plane" - Denver
Loony Tunes Fugue - Naughtin
Love Theme from The Godfather - Rota
"Manha de Carnaval" from "Black Orpheus" - Bonfa
"Maria" from "West Side Story" - Bernstein
"Memory" from "Cats" - Lloyd-Webber
"Misty" - Garner
"The Music of the Night" from "Phantom" - Lloyd-Webber
"My Funny Valentine" - Rodgers
"My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic - Horner
Natal Variations (Variations on "Happy Birthday") - Naughtin
"New York - New York"
"Noites Cariocas" - Bandolim
"One Hand - One Heart" from "West Side Story"
"The Orange Blossom Special" - Rouse
"Over the Rainbow" - Arlen
"Por Una Cabeza" Tango (from "Scent of a Woman") - Gardel
"Purple Haze" - Hendrix
"Red Sails in the Sunset" - Williams
"Romeo and Juliet" Love Theme - Rota
"Send in the Clowns" - Sondheim
"Someone to Watch Over Me" - Gershwin
Seven by the Beatles - Lennon/McCartney
"Day Tripper"
"A Hard Day's Night"
"Eleanor Rigby"
"Yellow Submarine"
"When I'm Sixty-Four"
"Back in the U.S.S.R."
"Somewhere" from "West Side Story" - Bernstein
"Stormy Weather" - Arlen
"Suddenly" - Diamond
"The Summer Knows" (Theme from "The Summer of '42") - Legrand
Tanguedia III - Piazzolla
"Tico-Tico" - Abreu
"Tonight" from "West Side Story" - Bernstein
"Truely" - Ritchie
"What's New?" - Haggart
"What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" - Legrand
"You Light Up My Life" - Brooks
"You're the Inspiration" - Foster
Christmas Music
Bell Carol/In Dulci Jubilo ("Good Christian Men Rejoice") - Traditional
"Bring a Torch - Jeannette
Carol of the Drum ("The Little Drummer Boy") - Davis
Christmas Medley I
includes: "Silver Bells"
"Let It Snow"
"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"
"White Christmas"
Christmas Medley II
includes: "Shepherds Leave Your Sheep"
"Come - O Come Emmanuel"
"Here We Come A-Caroling"
Christmas Medley III
includes: "The Coventry Carol"
"God Rest You Merry - Gentlemen"
"Listen - Lordlings
Greensleeves ("What Child Is This") - Traditional
"Lo - How a Rose E'er Blooming"
"O Holy Night" - Adam
"Ring - Christmas Bells"
"Silent Night - Holy Night"
Sleigh Ride - Anderson
"We Wish You a Merry Christmas" - Traditional
and more...

Influences & Inspiration

From Rock to Rachmaninoff, from the Beatles to baroque, the Philadelphia String Quartet provides unique and exceptional music for any kind of event.With the group’s trademark combination of brio, style and brilliance, the Philadelphia String Quartet has entertained thousands at premiere area social events, ranging from intimate weddings and parties to nation-wide galas.
Performances have included:
Kimmel Center
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall
National Constitution Center
Betsy Ross House
African American Museum of Philadelphia
Penn’s Landing
Lincoln Financial Field - Eagles Stadium
Academy of Natural Sciences
Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia
Lincoln Center - New York

Setup Requirements

From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with Philadelphia String Quartet to find out what their setup requirements are.

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