The Madrigal Ensemble specialises in light classical and entertaining music to create the perfect atmosphere for any function but especially for the most memorable day in the life of two people, their wedding. Their repertoire of hundreds of pieces include arrangements spanning over three centuries. The Ensemble offers music from around the world including Viennese, Neapolitan, Hungarian, Russian, Gypsy, American – from Bach to the Beatles and not forgetting to include Andrew Lloyd Webber classics. David Tombak is the original founder, composer and arranger and always fulfils every request made. He loves playing Vivaldi, Mozart, Brahms and Strauss to name but a few composers’ works.
It was founded in 1984 by David Tombak and he still heads up the Ensemble. He boasts a vast and colourful background as being a composer and an arranger. David was educated in Russia and a passion for music gives him and The Madrigal Ensemble that extra personality that your wedding requires.
The Ensemble frequently performs at various venues such as Oakfield Farm, Avianto, Gallagher Estate, Garden World, Moon & Six Pence, Johannesburg Country Club and Villamora. The styles that the Ensemble play in is a strolling duo of a violin and an accordion, string sets of a duo, trio or quartet and last but not least, a string ensemble that can be augmented with a harp, a trumpet, a flute, a saxophone or enlarged to an orchestra.
The musical style & variation of a wedding ceremony will be compiled according to the taste and wish of each client. Arrangements can include hymns, psalms, gesange & various other styles of music that best suit the scene. Scenes can be broken up into the procession, signing of the register and lighting of the candles.