The Stationers' Company
The City of London Livery Company for the Communications and Content Industries


25 NOVEMBER 2019

St Ceciliatide Festival 16 and 17 November 2019

Over the weekend of 16 and 17 November Stationers' Hall hosted the St Ceciliatide Festival.  Its Artistic Director is Past Master Noel Osborne who will provide full coverage for Stationers' News in April (sadly the concerts took place just after the December issue went to print) but the highlights were:-

  • a concert and dinner on Saturday, 16 November to launch ‘Beethoven in the City’.  The Hanover Band directed by Jorge Jiménez with Erica Eloff (soprano) and  played and sang the following:

           Beethoven: Overture to the Creatures of Prometheus
           Mozart: Exsultate, Jubilate
           Beethoven: Symphony No.8

Hanover Band

Lesley Garrett (soprano) with Ann Tilbrook (piano) provided a closing performance.

  • and on Sunday, 17 November a  Concert and Buffet Lunch at which Colin Lawson (clarinet) with Consone Quartet:-Agata Daraskaite (violin), Magdalena Loth-Hill (violin), Elitsa Bogdanova (viola), George Ross (cello) performed Schubert's String Quartet in C major and Brahms's Clarinet Quintet in B minor.

 Consone Quartet and Colin Lawson

Colin Lawson (clarinet) with Consone Quartet

Photos by Richard Hanson