Unique Violinist

Diamonds, champagne and the Wiener waltz! Create a decorous atmosphere with a high quality classical music performance, with the queen of all instruments, the violin. Lotta Virkkunen is a professional violinist, virtuosically playing her beloved violin, delivering breathtaking stage presence, charm and a memorable performance which will bring the WOW Factor to your event.

Lotta likes to add uniqueness to any show and will happily suit herself and her set list to your Corporate Event and Drinks Reception, playing anything from rock, classical to pop and alternative music, presenting herself as the music style suggests. Turn your party into a special occasion and request Lotta Virkkunen as your outstanding violin act with our team on +353-1-201-3660 or simply fill in your details via our Contact Form.

Share the precious moments of birthdays, anniversaries, graduations etc with your loved and add beautiful music. What could be more wonderful than a private violin performance, filled with hand selected pieces of your choice.
Lotta performs classical recitals and single numbers containing the most beloved classical repertoire such as Monti’s Crardas, Elgar’s Salut d’Amour, Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons, Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nacthmusik, Bizet’s Carmen etc.
and you can book her as a solo solo violinist with backing tracks, or with a pianist. You can also book her with different ensembles such as string quartet, violin/cello duo, string trio, singer/piano/violin trio.

Lotta Virkkunen has established herself in both Finland and Ireland as one the most diverse violin players of her generation. She has graduated from the prestigious Sibelius Academy in Finland and is currently doing her MA in Music in Cork School of music. A versatile player who does not just play notes, but always brings genuine passion to her musical performances.

Testimonials

Liam & Aoife
“Thank you for your wonderful performance at our wedding reception at Rathsallagh House on August 7th. We receive so many compliments about your music and only wish we could have spent more time in the garden to enjoy it! We wish you all the very best and will be recommending you to friends and family in the future.”
Liam and Aoife
Niamh & Frankie
“Hi Lotta,
Thanks so much for Saturday, the music was beautiful and suited the ceremony perfectly. My uncle who plays the violin for a long time said you were excellent!
I will definitely recommend you to anyone I know getting married.”
Niamh and Frankie
Caroline & Ross Taylor
“Hi Lotta, I just wanted to thank you so much for playing at our wedding in Druids Glen, you made the ceremony so special. I would 100% recommend you to anyone looking for a super talented musician for their wedding – you are amazing! Thanks again.”
Caroline & Ross Taylor
Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel
“Thank you Lotta, for your fantastic performance yesterday during the wedding drinks reception. Guests were absolutely amazed. Looking forward to have you again.”
Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel

SET LIST

  • Albinoni: Adagio
    Andrea Bocelli: Con Te Partiro
    Bach: Air on a G string
    Bach: Sonatas & Partitas
    Bach: Toccata and Fugue
    Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata
    Beethoven: Ode to Joy
    Bizet: Carmen
    Boccherini: Minuet
    Brahms: Hungarian Dances
    Debussy: Clair de Lune
    Delibes: Flower duet
    Elgar: Salut d’Amour
    Fauré: Pavane
    Foster: The Prayer
    Monti: Crardas
    Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
    Rimsky-Kosrakoff: Flight of The Bumblebee
    Saint-Saëns: The Swan
    Schubert: Ave Maria
    Sibelius: Valse Triste
    Strauss: Blue Danube
    Thais: Meditation
    Tsaikovski: Swan Lake
    Vivaldi: ”Largo” from Winter (4 Seasons)
    Vivaldi: ”Storm” from Summer (4 Seasons)
    Vivaldi: The 4 Seasons

Ceremony

  • Pachelbel: Canon
    A Mhuire Mháthair (trad Irish)
    Ag Críost an Síol (trad Irish)
    Andrea Bocelli – Con Te Partiro
    Ashokan farewell
    Ashokan Farewell
    Bach: Air on a G string Bach: Aria from Goldberg Variations
    Bach: Arioso
    Bach: Ave Maria
    Bach: Bist Du bei Mir
    Bach: Jesu, joy of Man’s Desiring
    Bach: My Heart Every Faithful Bach: Sheep may Safely Graze
    Bach: Wachet Auf
    Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata
    Beethoven: Ode to Joy
    Caccini: Ave maria
    Clouds Veil
    Delibes: Flower duet
    Edward MACDOWELL: Op. 51, No. 1 (To a Wild Rose)
    Elgar: Salut d’Amour
    Foster: The Prayer
    Franck: Panis Angelicus
    Gabriel’s Oboe / Nella fantasia
    Händel: Arrival of Queen of Sheba
    Händel: Largo from Xerxes
    Händel: Lascia Ch’io Pianga
    Händel: Water Music
    Inis Oirr (trad Irish)
    Lloy-Webber: Pie Jesu
    Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
    Mendelssohn: Wedding March
    Mo Ghrá Thú (Hiding Place) (trad Irish)
    Mozart – Alleluia from Exultate Jubilate
    Mozart – Romanza from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
    Mozart: Ave verum corpus
    Panis angelicus
    Saint-Saëns: The Swan
    Sarah Brightman – La Califfa
    Schubert: Ave Maria
    Secret Wedding / Theme from Braveheart
    Seinn Alleluia (trad Irish)
    Tabhair Dom Do Lámh (trad Irish)
    Vivaldi: ”Largo” from Winter
    Wagner: Wedding March

Contemporary

  • Adele – Make You Feel my Love
    Adele – Skyfall
    Adele – Someone Like You
    Alicia Keys – Falling
    Alicia Keys – No One
    Alicia Keys – Try Sleeping With a Broken Heart
    All of me (John Legend)
    American Authors – Best Day Of My Life
    Beatles – And I Love Her
    Beatles – Something
    Beatles – Yesterday
    Ben Folds – The Luckiest
    Beyoncé – Halo
    Boomtown Rats: I don’t like mondays
    Bright Eyes – First Day Of My Life
    Bruno Mars – Marry You
    Bruno Mars – Rest Of My Life
    Bryan Adams – Everything I do (I Do It For You)
    Celine Dion – Because You Loved Me
    Celine Dion – My heart Will Go On
    Christina Perri – A thousand years
    Coldplay – Fix You
    Coldplay – Paradise
    Coldplay – Viva La Vida
    Coldplay – Yellow
    Coldplay – Magic
    Coldplay: Viva la vida
    Corrs: Runaway
    Daft Punk – Within
    Ed Sheeran – Tenerife Sea
    Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
    Elbow – One Day Like This
    Ellie goulding: How Long will I love you
    Elton John – Can You Feel The Love Tonight
    Elton John – Your Song
    Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight
    Eva Cassidy – Fields of gold
    Eva Cassidy: Songbird¨
    Extreme – More Than Words
    George Strait – Cross My Heart
    Glen Hansard – Falling Slowly
    God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton
    Guns n’ Roses – November Rain
    Guns n’ roses – Don’t Cry
    Ho Hey – The Lumineers
    Jack Johnson – Better Together
    James Blunbt – You’re Beautiful
    Jason Mratz – I Won’t Give Up
    Jason Mratz – I’m Yours
    Jason Mratz & Colbie Caillat – Lucky
    Jason Mraz: The Woman I Love
    John Legend: All of me
    John Mayer – Half Of My Heart
    John Mayer – Slow Dancing In A Burning Room
    Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
    Justin Timberlake – Cry Me A River
    Katy Perry – Firework
    Kelly Clarkson – A Moment Like This
    Kenny Chesney – Me And You
    Leonard Cohen – Hallelujiah
    Lisa Hannigan – The Man I love
    Lonestar – Amazed
    Lorde – Yellow Flicker Beat
    Metallica – Nothing Else Matters
    Michael Buble – Everything
    Michael Buble – Everything
    Michael Jackson – You Are Not Alone
    Muse – Starlight
    Norah Jones – Come Away With Me
    On Eagle’s Wings
    Phil Collins – Against All odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
    Phil Lynott: Old Town
    Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
    Queen – Love Of my Life
    Ray LaMontagne – You Are The Best Thing
    Rihanna – Loveeeeeee Song
    Robin Thicke – Angels
    Robin Williams – I’m Loving Angels Instead
    Seal – Kiss From A Rose
    Stand By Me (Ben E King)
    Take That – Greatest Day
    Taylor Swift – Enchanted
    Taylor Swift – I’m Only Me When I’m With You
    Taylor Swift – Love Story
    Taylor Swift – Our Song
    The Beatles – All You Need Is Love
    The music of the night from Phantom of the opera
    The Prayer
    Time After Time (Cyndi Lauper)
    Train – Marry Me
    Whitney Heuston – I Will Always Love you
    With or without you (U2)

Golden Oldies

  • Ain’t no sunshine (david withers)
    Anka: Put your head on my shoulder
    Barbra Streisand :The Way We Were
    BeeGees: How Deep Is Your Love
    Ben E. King: Stand By Me
    Bernstein: Maria
    Bernstein: Tonight
    Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
    Capua: O Sole mio
    Elvis Presley: Always On my Mind
    Elvis Presley: Can’t Help Falling In Love
    Etta James: At Last
    Fain: Love Is A Many Splendour Things
    Fox: Killing me softly with his song
    Gershwin: Summertime
    Irving Gordon – Unforgettable
    Joplin: Entertainer
    Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
    Joplin: Take Five
    Lai: Lovestory
    Legrand: Paraply de Cherbourg
    Mancini: Moon River
    Marvin Gaye – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
    Mercer: Autumn Leaves
    Monnot: Hymn a l’Amour
    Peretti: Can’t Help Falling In Love
    Platters: Only You
    Presley: Love is all around
    Roberts: Amado Mio
    Rodger: Edelweiss
    Sam Cooke: Cupid
    Sebastian: Daydream
    Stevie Wonder – My Cherie Amour
    Stevie Wonder – Never Had A Dream Come True
    Thomas: Raindrops Keep Falling On my Head
    Total Eclipse (Bonnie Tyler)
    Van Morrison: Brown eyed girl
    Van Morrison: Moondance

Film

  • May it Be (Enya) from Lord Of The Rings
    Star Wars Theme
    Indiana Jones Theme
    Jurassic Park Theme
    Schindler’s List Theme
    Gladiator Theme

Rock / Pop / Dance

  • Beautiful Day (U2)
    Beautiful People (Chris Brown)
    Blurred Lines (Robin Thicke)
    Burn (Ellie Goulding)
    Can’t Get You Out Of My Head (Kylie Minogue)
    Chandelier (Sia)
    Cheerleader (OMI)
    Dancing Queen (Abba)
    Die Young (Kesha)
    Dna (Little Mix)
    Don’t You Want Me Baby (Human League)
    Don’t You Worry Child (Swedish House Mafia)
    Don’t Be So hard On yourself (Jess Glynne)
    E-mo-tion (Carly Rae Jepsen)
    Eye of the tiger (Survivor)
    Feel (Robbie Williams)
    Feel This Moment (Pitbull)
    Firework (Katy Perry)
    Get Lucky (Daft Punk)
    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (Abba)
    Girl On Fire (Alicia Keys)
    Hall Of Fame (Script)
    Happy (Pharrel Williams)
    Hey Brother (Avicii)
    Hot Stuff (Donna Summer)
    It’s Raining Men (Weather Girls)
    Lay It All On Me (Rudimental)
    Levels (Avicii)
    Like A Virgin (Madonna)
    Live While We’re Young (One Direction)
    Livin’ On A prayer (Bon Jovi)
    Love Sex Magic (Ciara)
    Mamma Mia (Abba)
    Never Forget You (MNEK)
    Rather Be (Clean Bandit)
    She Makes Me Wanna (JLS)
    Simply The Best (Tina Turner)
    Smooth Criminal – Michael Jackson
    Sugar (Robin Schultz)
    Summer (Calvin Harris)
    Summer of 69 (Brian Adams)
    Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
    Sweet Child O Mine (Guns n Roses)
    Sweet Dreams (Eurhythmics)
    Thunderstruck (AC/DC)
    Time Of My Life (Dirty Dancing)
    Titanium (David Guetta)
    Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars)
    Viva La Vida (Coldplay)
    Vivaldi: Storm (3rd movement from Summer) remix
    Wake Me Ap (Avicii)
    We’ll Be Coming Back (Calvin Harris)
    Werid People (Little Mix)
    You shook me all night long (AC/DC)

Lotta Virkkunen – unique violinist also plays all the best and beloved Christmas songs, from beautiful slow numbers to up tempo party pieces!

  • “Fairytale of New York” – The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl
    “All I Want For Christmas Is You” – Mariah Carey
    “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” – Band Aid
    “Last Christmas” – Wham!
    “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” – Harry Reser
    “Do You Hear What I Hear?” – Bing Crosby
    “Happy Christmas (War Is Over)” – John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band with the Harlem Community Choir
    “Wonderful Christmastime” – Paul McCartney
    “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday” – Wizzard
    “Merry Xmas Everybody” – Slade
    “Merry Christmas Everyone” – Shakin’ Stevens
    “Sleigh Ride” – Leroy Anderson
    “Stay Another Day” – East 17
    “Driving Home For Christmas” – Chris Rea
    “Rockin Around The Christmas Tree” – Brenda Lee
    “Step Into Christmas” – Elton John
    “2000 Miles” – The Pretenders
    “I’m Gonna Be Warm This Winter” – Connie Francis / Gabriella Cilmi
    “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” – Darlene Love
    “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” – Vaughn Monroe/Dean Martin/Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
    “Stop The Calvary” – Jona Lewie
    “Frosty The Snowman” – Gene Autry & The Cass Country Boys/Perry Como /Johnny Mathis /Kimberley Locke
    “White Christmas” – Bing Crosby
    “I Believe In Father Christmas” – Greg Lake/Toyah Wilcox/Elaine Paige
    “Christmas Lights” – Coldplay
    “Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)” – The Nat King Cole Trio
    “Thank God It’s Christmas” – Que
    “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of Year” – Andy Williams
    “Santa Baby” – Eartha Kitt
    “Christmas Wrapping” – The Waitresses
    “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” – Frank Sinatra
    “Please Come Home For Christmas” – Charles Brown, The Eagles, Jon Bon Jovi
    “Spaceman Came Travelling” – Chris de Burgh
    “A Winter’s Tale” – David Essex
    “Lonely This Christmas” – MUD
    “Cold December Night” – Michael Bublé
    “Mistletoe And Wine” – Cliff Richard
    “Merry Christmas” – Bryan Adams
    “Christmas Time” – Don’t Let The Bells End, The Darkness
    “Mary’s Boy Child” – Oh My Lord, Boney M
    “Power Of Love” – Frankie Goes to Hollywood
    “Blue Christmas” – Elvis Presley
    “When A Child Is Born (Soleado)” – Johnny Mathis
    “Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer” – Gene Autry
    “Winter Wonderland” – Perry Como
    “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” – Jimmy Boyd
    “Mary’s Boy Child” – Harry Belafonte
    “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” – Perry Como & The Fontana Sisters
    “The Little Drummer Boy” – Harry Simeone Chorale
    “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” -16th century carol

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