Tag Archives | Northamptonshire

Recordings of string duet sheet music arrangements

Roger and I recently recorded some of the violin and cello duet sheet music arrangements we are now selling on line. We  made the recordings at the wonderful Wadenhoe Church in Northamptonshire which is idyllically situated at the top on a hill – isolated from roads and noise.  Having recently read Andrew Graham Dixon’s book, A […]

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Duo wedding violin and cello music at Fawsley Hall

Last Friday our string duet played for a wedding ceremony and reception at the stunningly beautiful Fawsley Hall – a Tudor country mansion in hundreds of acres of grounds which were originally designed by Capability Brown.As we drove up to the hall it was relaxing to see so many sheep peacefully grazing in the fields […]

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Wedding receptions and ceremonies in Northamptonshire and Peterborough: Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth

Last Friday our string trio played for a wedding ceremony at Walnut Tree Inn, in Blisworth in Northamptonshire. It was a small intimate wedding with around fifty guests and as they arrived we played a selection of baroque music finishing with Arrival of the Queen of Sheba. The bride’s entrance was preceded by four bridesmaids […]

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Wedding receptions and ceremonies in Northamptonshire and Peterborough: St Mary the Virgin Church, Bozeat

On Saturday our string duo played for a wedding ceremony in Bozeat in Northamptonshire. I hadn’t been to this village before, even though it’s relatively close to our Oundle base, and it dates from Saxon times; its unusual name probably means Bosa’s gate – Bosa being a local earl who owned lots of land a […]

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Wedding receptions and ceremonies in Northamptonshire: Sedgebrook Hall Hotel

Yesterday our string duo played for a small, intimate wedding at Sedgebrook Hall Hotel in Northamptonshire. There were only twenty five people present and this made the occasion especially personal and affecting. Our appearance was a complete surprise to the groom and the guests; it had all been arranged in secret by the bride, who […]

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Fedora Strings’ New Wedding String Quartet Member

We’re happy to welcome a new member to  our wedding string quartet: Amanda Lipman Amanda studied in London and Paris before returning to the UK to work with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and BBC Radio Orchestra and she has her own string ensemble chamber music group. She’ll be joining us for wedding quartet concerts in Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, […]

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String Quartet Rehearsals in Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

This Thursday marks the first in a series of wedding quartet rehearsals  we’ve planned to prepare for our forthcoming busy season of work in Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Befordshire , London and Surrey. As always we are expanding our wedding music repertoire, this time including works by Monteverdi, Strauss and other classical composers alongside some pop […]

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String ensemble events in Northamptonshire: Shoe Heaven at Northampton Museum

Last Friday night our Fedora Strings’  duo played for the Shoe Heaven event at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery. Northampton has the largest collection of shoes in the world and the examples on display ranged from the exquisite and historically fascinating (Nijinsky’s ballet shoes and Roman sandals looking as modern as anything you’d find in […]

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