Ruby

Ruby, a fantastic addition to any event, this is an unique state of the art quartet showcasing stylish fashion, dynamism & an energetic cutting edge repertoire.

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Ruby's Bio

If you’re looking for a stylish show with a contemporary edge, Ruby are the perfect find. With two boys and two girls in the mix, watch the on-stage chemistry fizz as Ruby wow your guests. Combining heart-stopping looks with dazzling musicianship, they weave rock and pop hits with classical sophistication. They aim to bridge the gap between classical music and pop with their original and innovative arrangements and state-of-the-art electric string instruments.

Gaining their music degrees at the top London colleges, Ruby’s members have a wealth of experience performing for the corporate and record industry. They have performed at:

Wimbledon Champion’s Ball, Dorchester Hotel

Microsoft Christmas Parties

International Red Cross, Holland

McClaren F1 Silverstone Party

Paul Potts UK Tour

McFly UK Tour

Duffy UK Tour

Privatair, V&A Museum

Royal Bank of Scotland, Natural History Museum

Arbuthnot Private Bank

HM The Queen’s Buckingham Palace Christmas Party

Vodafone, Whitehall

Swan Hellenic and Saga Cruises

Virgin Atlantic, Gatwick

Superyacht Magazine

Hurlingham Club

London Underground Jubilee Line Extension

Mayor of London, Mansion House

Newmarket Racecourse

Ruby can present any of the following options:

  1. 20-30min show set of well-known contemporary pop (with backing tracks)
  2. 20-30min show set of classical/rock crossover (with backing tracks)
  3. 20-30min show set of chill-out classical (with backing tracks)
  4. Up to 3 hours background light-classics, jazz, showtunes and pop on acoustic instruments or electric

Ruby truly have something for every audience, showcasing stylish fashion, dynamism and energetic virtuosity.

“Ruby were absolutely brilliant.” – Cancer Research UK

“High-impact music which really sets the scene, wowing the audience members with their spectacular performance.” – Drive Productions Ltd

Ruby’s Repertoire:

Opera/Ballet:

Gounod – Romeo and Juliet

Mozart – Don Giovanni

Mozart – The Marriage of Figaro

Mozart – The Magic Flute

Puccini – Madame Butterfly

Rossini – Barber of Seville

Verdi – La Traviata

Classical:

Albeniz – Tango

Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No.3

Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No.5

Bach – Double Violin Concerto

Bach – Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

Borodin – Nocturne

Capua – O Sole Mio

Dvorak – Quartet no.8 “American”

Elgar – Chanson de Matin

Elgar – Nimrod

Elgar – Salut d’Amour

Grieg – Holberg Suite

Haydn – Quartet in G op. 77 no.1

Handel – Water Music

Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

Liszt – Liebestraum

Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Mozart – Divertimento in D

Mozart – Divertimento in F

Mozart – Divertimento in B flat

Mozart – “The Hunt” Quartet

Vivaldi – Four Seasons

Vivaldi – Concerto in A Minor for 2 Violins

Strauss – Blue Danube Waltz

Strauss – Emperor Waltz

Strauss – Roses from the South

Informal Music

Jazz Standards:

As Time Goes By

Autumn Leaves

Blue Moon

Cabaret

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

Girl from Ipanema

Jeeves and Wooster

Let’s Do It

Summertime

When I fall in Love

Makin’ Whoopee

Moonlight in Vermont

Leaning on a Lampost

Can’t Help Lovin Dat Man

Music from the Shows:

Anything Goes

Love Changes Everything (Aspects of Love)

To Life (Fiddler on the Roof)

With One Look (Sunset Boulevard)

The Man I Love (Porgy and Bess)

TV Themes:

Match of the Day

Fawlty Towers

The A Team

Knightrider

Music from the Movies:

Cinema Paradiso

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

Kill Bill Theme

Godfather Theme

Psycho Theme

Walkabout Theme

True Romance Theme

Pop:

Billie Jean

Bohemian Rhapsody

T-Rex medley

Barry White medley

Chinese Pop Medley

Dancing Queen

Lean On Me

Moby – Porcelain

Metallica Medley

Smells like Teen Spirit

Barcelona

Let Me Entertain You

Green Day – Warning

Eleanor Rigby

All you need is love

Madness – It must be love

Requests and Arrangements:

If there’s a special piece you wish to hear (it could be a song, theme tune or one of your own ditties!) they would be more than happy to arrange and play it for you.

As graduates of London’s top music colleges the group have studied composition and arrangement formally. Previous works have included a Fantasy for violin and orchestra performed by the South Bank Sinfonia and string arrangements for Polydor, Parlophone, Domino, Island, and Universal Records and the BBC.

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