The Midland Sinfonia presents:

The Enigma String Quartet

The Ark, St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
Barber ~ String Quartet No.1
Tchaikovsky ~ Andante Cantabile Op.11
Mozart ~ String Quartet No.15
Dvorak ~ American Quartet Op.96
Schubert ~ Quartett-Satz

Recitals

Over the years The Enigma String Quartet has performed concerts from Mozart, Schubert and Shostakovich to Gilbert & Sullivan, The Sound of Musicals, A Night at the Movies and a Spanish Spectacular! We are delighted to have been invited back many times to give recitals as part of the Midland Sinfonia concert series in Alvechurch. See below for a selection of some of those concerts. If you would like to discuss booking a recital please contact us.


 

The Midland Sinfonia presents:

The Enigma String Quartet

The Ark, St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
Elgar ~ Chanson de Matin op.15 No.2
Elgar ~ String Quartet in E minor op.38 (2nd mvt)
Elgar ~ Chanson de Nuit op.15 No.1
Elgar ~ Salut d’amour op.12
Elgar ~ ‘Nimrod’ from The Enigma Variations op.36
Mozart ~ String Quartet No.19 in C K465 the ‘Dissonance’
Shostakovich ~ String Quartet No.8 in C minor op.10 ‘In memory of the victims of fascism and war’

The Enigma String Quartet play "The Sound of Musicals"
With guest singers Hazel Watson and Peter Miles

The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurc

Borodin ~ Nocturne, String Quartet No.2
Annie Get Your Gun (Berlin) ~
There’s No Business Like Show Business • Anything You Can Do
West Side Story ~ (Bernstein/Sondheim) – America • One Hand, One Heart • Somewhere • I Feel Pretty
Guys and Dolls (Loesser) ~ Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat
The Jungle Book (Gilkyson) ~ The Bare Necessities
Oliver! (Bart) ~ Reviewing the Situation
Sweeney Todd (Sondheim) ~ Green Finch and Linnet Bird
An American in Paris (Lerner/Gershwin) ~ Theme
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Legrand) ~ I Will Wait For You
The Wizard of Oz (Arien/Harburg) ~ Somewhere Over The Rainbow
The Phantom of the Opera (Webber/Hart/Stilgoe) ~ All I Ask of You
Les Misérables (Schönberg/Kretzmer) ~ On My Own
The Beggars Opera (Gay) ~ If the Heart of a Man
The Threepenny Opera (Weill/Brecht) ~ Mack the Knife
Evita (Webber/Rice) ~ Don’t Cry for Me Argentina
My Fair Lady (Lerner/Loewe) ~ Get Me to the Church on Time
The Sound of Music (Rodgers/Hammerstein) ~ medley singalong!

The Enigma String Quartet 

play "Beautiful Film Classics"

The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurch
Barber – Adagio (Platoon)
Ravel – Bolero (10)
Mascagni – Intermezzo, Cavalleria Rusticana (Raging Bull)
Puccini – O Mio Babbino Caro (Room with a View)
Debussy – Clair de Lune (Ocean’s Eleven)
Plus music from:
Out of Africa, Dr Zhivago, The Mission, The Deerhunter, Gone with the Wind, Vertigo, Pride and Prejudice, Edward Scissorhands, The Godfather, Shall We Dance?, Schindler’s List, Scent of a Woman, Braveheart, When Harry Met Sally, The Magnificent Seven, Vertigo and The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

The Midland Sinfonia presents:

The Enigma String Quartet

The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurch
Bach ~ Brandenburg Concerto no.3
Pachelbel ~ Canon in D
Haydn ~ Quartet in B flat, ‘Sunrise’
Borodin ~ Quartet no.2 in D
Piazzolla ~ Selection of Tangos
Jenkins ~ Palladio

The Midland Sinfonia presents:

The Enigma String Quartet

The Ark, St. Laurence Church, Alvechurch
Ravel ~ String Quartet in F major
Vaughan Williams ~ Phantasy Quintet
Bax ~ String Quartet No.1
Debussy ~ Clair de Lune
Massenet ~ Meditation from Thais

The Midland Sinfonia presents:
The Enigma String Quartet

"Gilbert & Sullivan and more…"
With guests: Bromsgrove Operatic Society soloists

The Ark, St Laurence Church, Alvechurch, Worcs
Moeran ~ String Quartet in A minor
Schubert ~ String Quintet in C major 2nd and 3rd movements
Selection from The Mikado ~ string quartet
Selection from The Gondoliers ~ string quartet
Pirates of Penzance – ‘Poor Wandering One’ ~ soprano and string quartet
Yeoman of the Guard – ‘I have a song to sing’ ~ baritone, soprano and string quartet
HMS Pinafore – ‘When I Was a Lad’ ~ baritone and quartet
Trial by Jury – ‘When I, good friends, was called to the bar’ ~ baritone and string quartet
Ruddigore, ‘If somebody there chanced to be’ – soprano and string quartet
Pirates of Penzance – ‘A Policeman’s Lot’ ~ baritone, string quartet and audience!

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