Ember Duo are award winning virtuoso musicians who harness their bespoke and world exclusive $1 Million Swarovski Crystal electric violins, seizing classic pop, cross-over and club tracks and put them through the EMBER wringer.
Ember's eponymous album was released through Edel/Universal Records. The results are innovative but loving reinterpretations of hit anthems for the violin.
As Linzi says, “It’s completely fresh, no one thought that what we do was even possible. Everything you hear is violins! The style that we use when we play is more akin to that of a guitar player, with more soul and electricity – literally! We specialise in blowing away people’s preconceptions.” Ember are already finding friends with music royalty who appreciate what they do. After raving, “I love what you’ve done, how did you get that sound?”, Francis Rossi appears on the album version of Quo’s ‘Down Down’, Nick Mason of Pink Floyd offered his services as a drummer and Roger Daltrey asked Linzi and Ben to support him!
To celebrate the release of their album Fuse are the only string group in the world to exclusively collaborated with Swarovski Crystal to create the most expensive electric violins ever made! Each violin has over 50,000, each crystal individually applied to the bespoke carbon-kevlar Bridge violin body. Each EMBER Signature Swarovski violin is worth over $1,500,000 and was launched to the media in-store at the world famous Harrods. In 2013 Ben became the 5-time Guinness World Record as the Fastest Violin Player in the world. Ben performed “Flight of the Bumblebee” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov at over 17 notes per second making him the first player in history to break the magic-minute mark – Ben can proclaim to now have the
What EMBER do can have a truly global appeal; there are no language barriers. Whilst they are very proudly a string band, listeners can sing along to the choruses that we all know. With the release of “Fuse”, Linzi and Ben will be bringing their unique brand of entertainment to a whole new audience!
The most innovative violin album for over a generation, violin hero has arrived!Daily Telegraph
Linzi Stoppard and EMBER gives classical music £1 Million rock ‘n’ roll makeover with their world’s most expensive Swarovski electric violins.Daily Mail
Linzi Stoppard is a dazzling electric violinist...OK! agrees that her stunning looks and energetic performances are, when mixed together, an intoxicating form. Linzi Stoppard has it all.OK Magazine
Three standing ovations says all there is to know. Please come back next year!Patzi Shepperson, MediCinema, BAFTA
This is incredible world class entertainment, we’ve never seen anything like it, thank you for literally lighting up the heart of the West End for us.The Royal Crown Estate
Ember can be hired for as a 20 - 45 minute headline act for award ceremonies and corporate evening entertainment.
Ember have specific shows -
Pop - Rock Anthems Set
Ember are constantly updating their shows so please do enquire if you can't find what you're looking for.
Travel expenses are included unless your location is further afield. Alicia does perform internationally but additional expenses will incur for flights and accommodation - Please enquire for further details.
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