Dublin City Public Library and Archive has recently acquired the Orchestra of St Cecilia Collection, deposited by manager/artistic director Lindsay Armstrong after his retirement and the dissolution of the company at the end of 2014.
Over ten years (2001-2010) and sixty concerts the Orchestra of St Cecilia, Dublin completed its project of performing all two hundred of Bach’s Church Cantatas! You can listen online to highlights from the Orchestra's wonderful performances of Bach Church Cantatas and Haydn's Symphonies: https://soundcloud.com/dublincitypubliclibrary.
The Collection documents the detailed practicalities of managing an orchestra and putting on independent concerts and includes concert programmes, posters, flyers correspondence, programme notes, recordings, soloists and conductor’ biographies and administrative documents. Access to the collection provides unparalleled insight into the processes involved in professional orchestra and event management from the turn of the twenty-first century through recession times in Dublin.
Find out more and view a sample of concert programmes, posters, flyers from this unique Collection, http://bit.ly/Orchestra-of-St-Cecilia-Collection