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Cecilia String Quartet to give its final performances next season / theStrad

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The Cecilia String Quartet is to give its final performances as an ensemble during the 2017-18 season. Winner of the 2010 Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Canadian-based group is currently the James D. Stewart Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Music. The quartet's last season will include performances at the Festival of the Sound, University of Toronto, Ottawa Chamber Music Society, and Jeffery Concerts, in addition to two European tours. Group violinists Min-Jeong Koh and Sarah Nematallah, and violist Caitlin Boyle will be joined by cellist Claire Bryant, who replaces quartet member Rachel Desoer from October 2017.

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