The artists of Music & Co. string ensembles are all first-class professionals whose extensive repertoires span both classical and modern genres including popular film scores and the best loved, timeless contemporary music.
Live classical musicians add elegance and distinction to your event but retain a fresh and up to date style. By mixing songs that you cherish with classical music, you can create a wedding soundtrack that is very personal, but also has universal appeal
String quartet: Two Violins, Viola, Cello
String trio: Two Violins, Cello
String duo: Violin, Cello
Repertoire: J. S. Bach – Arioso, E. Elgar – March from Pomp and Circum- stance, J. Pachelbel – Canon in D, H. Purcell – Festival Rondeau, E. Morricone – Gabriel’s Oboe, A. C. Jobim – Garota de Ipanema, A. Vivaldi – La Primavera, A. Piazzolla – Libertango, Coldplay – Viva la vida, Metallica – Nothing else matters, J. Mraz – I’m yours, – I’m yours, and more.
Other combinations: String trio and Oboe, String Trio and Flute, String Trio and Harp, String Ensemble and singers, Violin and Piano.
Harps are one of the most fascinating instruments! Their size alone is amazing and the sound they produce creates a magical atmosphere.
Beautiful solos and in ensembles with other instruments or with singers, harps create timeless elegance. Perfect for ceremonies, receptions, and any moment where class and style are a must.
Ensemble: Classical Harp Celtic Harp
Harp and Violin Harp and Flute Harp and Voice Harp, Violin, Cello
Repertoire: J. Pachelbel – Canon in D, E. Satie – Gymnopedie, F. Schu- bert – Serenata, G. F. Haendel – Passacaglia, C. Debussy – Premiere Arabesque, C. Chaplin – Smile , Noa – Beautiful that way, and more.
Other combinations: Harp and String trio, Harp and String quartet, Harp, Flute and Cello.
Some weddings in Italy, whether by choice, because of space constraints or due to limited guest numbers, require more discrete and contained performances.
Music&Co. proposes soloists in these cases, focusing on melody and simplicity at the same high standards as group performances.
Soloists: Violin Harp
Repertoire: J. S. Bach – Air on the G string, J. Pachelbel – Canon in D, E. Morricone – Gabriel’s Oboe, F. Schubert – Ave Maria, A. Vivaldi – La Primavera, Coldplay – Via la vida, Soundtracks, , jazz songs, modern pop songs, and so on.
Tips: We recommend a soloist where space tight, on the other hand, we discourage soloist performances at very large venues.
Music & Co. is renowned for their Bel Canto musical style. Our opera singers perform a variety of musical genres: opera arias, songs, and ceremonial or traditional songs. They are happy to personalize their performance to customer tastes and desires. Singers are accompanied by instruments that enhance their vocal talent to capture and fascinate the listener, just like in the theater.
Ensemble: Soprano/Tenor and String quartet or Piano Soprano/Tenor, Harp and Flute
Three Tenors or Three Sopranos and Piano and/or Strings
Repertoire: Arie d’opera (Puccini, Verdi, Lehar), Canzoni italiane, A. Bocelli – Con te partirò, A. Williams – Moon River, F. Schubert – Ave Maria, C. Frank – Panis Angelicus, E. Morricone – Nella Fantasia, L. Cohen – Halleluja, and much more.
Other combinations: Tenor and/or Soprano, Violin and Cello, Tenor and/or Soprano and Harp.
ITALIAN FOLK ENSEMBLE
Our lively Italian folk ensembles create a typical Italian wedding atmosphere. They set a festive mood during cocktails or dinner parties where they circulate as local minstrels without disturbing the flow of the evening.
Suitable for events large or small, they are able to adapt their repertoire to the tone of the group.
Ensemble: Accordion, Guitar, Violin Accordion, Guitar, Mandolino
Accordion, Guitar, Violin and Clarinet/Sax
Repertoire: O’ sole mio, Nel blu dipinto di blu “ Volare “, Marina, Oi ’Mari’, Torna a Sorrento, L’Italiano, Tu che mi hai preso il cuor, Chissà̀ chissà̀ chissà̀, L’amore è una cosa meravigliosa, Quando quando quando, Smile, Malafemmena, Arrivederci Roma, and a lot more.
More combinations: Duo Accordion and Violin (or Mandolin), Duo Accordion and Guitar, Folk Big Band, Tzigana Band.
Jazz bands are perfect to reminisce with timeless melodies and for all those moments calling for a touch of elegance. This genre is a savvy choice for cocktail parties, business events, weddings, and private parties.
Whether instrumental or with vocals, jazz is always a crowd-pleaser.
Ensemble: Jazz trio and Singer Jazz quartet
Repertoire: A foggy day, All of me, All the things you are, At last, Blue Bossa, Corcovado, Days of wine and roses, Desafinado, Dream a little dream,
Fly me to the moon, How High the Moon, Love is here to stay, Mack the knife, Misty, Night and Day, Round Midnight, and so on.
Other combinations: Jazz Duo, Jazz Band Trio with trumpet, Dixie Band
Tips: a jazz group coupled with pop singers allows one to create a blend that opens up a wider repertoire, ideal to cover different moments of the same event.
POP DUO & BAND, GUITAR ENSEMBLE
Live performances are the best to get people moving to the beat. Our pop singers perform as a duo in a traditional piano bar formation or in a band. Their playlists include timeless international songs as well as a range of Italian and contemporary songs including jazz and traditional tunes.
Our Pop band plays low key in the background while guests arrive and transform when it’s time to dance after dinner. A memorable moment to remember at your wedding in Italy.
Ensemble: Pop Duo (male singer/keyboard, female singer)
Pop Trio (male singer/keyboard, female singer, sax)
Jazz&Pop Band (male singer/keyboard, female singer, sax, guitar, bass, drums)
Each event is unique and unrepeatable, so your DJ needs to have expertise and experience.
Choosing the right combination of music from your favorite playlist is essential: easy jazz or lounge music for cocktails, pop in the background during dinner, all the way up to the first dance and opening the dance floor.
The choices are to be made with the client and handled by our experienced professionals, to suit the chosen mood for the evening.
Pair your DJ with a live musician! DJ and Saxophone or electric violin will awe your guests and create the best party ever.
Additional services: dance area lights, smoke machine, moving heads on supports, equipment hire.
Light up your dream wedding in Italy!
Lighting effects and visual installations create a signature for any type of event, whether a wedding in Italy, corporate meeting, or dinner party. Music & Co. light installations highlight the inside of your wedding venue and help to pop out important features of Italian villa wedding venues, royal palaces, amazing wedding castles, as well as stone farmhouses, and lush Italian gardens.
Light up the facade of your Italian venue with your favorite colors for an outstanding effect. Light up the Italian garden surrounding your villa with thousands of fairy lights for an alfresco reception dinner. Set up special lighting to spotlight your dance floor and make your first dance the best dance.
Fairy light layout and ceiling
Dance floor lighting