About Us

Live music can enhance and transform any ceremony or occasion. The quartet’s repertoire ranges from the sophistication of Bach, the sparkle of Mozart, operatic classics, right through to entertaining and witty arrangements of Scott Joplin, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, The Beatles, Oasis and many more.

Their regular venues include Castle Howard, Harewood House, Ripon Cathedral, Hazlewood Castle, the Devonshire Arms and numerous other country estates, hotels and churches throughout the region.

Lydian String Quartet pride themselves on their rapport with their audience. The groups prime concern is always to provide the type of entertainment their clients wish for and are happy to tailor their repertoire to suit the clients’ wishes.

The quartets experience as professional musicians includes working with the English National Ballet, Opera North, the National Festival Orchestra, Manchester Concert Orchestra, Carl Rosa opera company, and the Granada television studios. They have worked with such diverse artists as Lesley Garrett and Bonnie Langford and we are well known for their versatility. As a quartet they have been performing since 1987 and given recitals both at home and abroad.