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August 26, 2016

Next weekend there is a very special concert taking place at St Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham, to celebrate Andrew Downes' 65th birthday. 

Andrew Downes means a lot to all members of Toscana Strings. As well as being Anna's dad, he was also head of composition at Birmi...

August 19, 2016

As well a playing in Toscana, we all do other things including playing with other groups, solos, teaching and non playing work. Last weekend Sophie (our double bass player) was stage manager for Revival Productions. There were two events at Blickling Hall in Norfolk wh...

August 12, 2016

 If/when you book Toscana Strings, Toscana Strings is who will play for your event.  There are five of us; Sally, Anna, Rachel, Heather and Sophie.  We do have two deps Carol and Katie who have been playing with us for years and studied at Birmingham Conservatoire. If...

August 5, 2016

A mini string orchestra, a string quartet with the lower octave added, a rich string sound, enchanting, captivating, charming, engaging, powerful, fabulous  ;-)

To judge for yourself pop over to our 'About us' page or visit us at  The...

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September 16, 2016

September 10, 2016