élan has an extensive repertoire ranging from traditional Classical music through to Jazz and Pop.
Don't worry if you don't know much about Classical music - we can help. We enjoy selecting pieces to suit particular events. Just give us an idea of the kind of mood you are keen to set and we will put together the right music.
Below is a summary to help give an idea of each of the genres included in our repertoire.
the music of the baroque period includes some of the most famous composers such as Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. It sets an elegant tone and works particularly well as background music.
The classical period in music is most noted by the music of Mozart and Beethoven. If you have ever watched the film Amadeus and loved the soundtrack - this is for you!
romantic and opera
Think luscious melodies that pull on the heart strings. Famous opera arias create a sublime backdrop to any event.
Included in this category is a wide range of music including the elegance of the French masters - Debussy and Ravel to the more robust music of Bartok and even some Argentinian tangos.
élan has a great repertoire of jazz standards which have been arranged for strings. Our jazz repertoire provides a sophisticated background for any celebration.
Many pop songs work extremely well for string quartet and give a fresh sound. We work with a wonderful arranger who can transform almost any piece to string quartet, so if your favourite is not in our list, please let us know and we can make it happen for a small additional fee.