Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight Live Music & Concerts


Treat yourself and your loved ones to this exceptional performance by candlelight at the beautiful venue of St James Piccadilly. There are many bars and restaurants nearby to complete your night

Simon Watterton

Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
With other works to be confirmed by Debussy, Liszt and Schubert

About Simon Watterton

Wirral born pianist Simon Watterton has given recitals as soloist and chamber musician all across the world. In recent years he has performed in China, Canada, the USA, Sweden and Italy as well as extensively in the UK and Republic of Ireland. He made his concerto debut at London’s Cadogan Hall and was featured as a Rising Star in International Piano Magazine at the time of a cycle he gave of all the Beethoven piano sonatas in London. He has appeared at the Wigmore Hall, St John’s, Smith Square and the Purcell Room, as well as performing live on Radio 3’s InTune and for Classic FM. As chamber musician he has made two visits on a collaborative piano internship to the Banff Centre, Canada, and has worked with a number of artists including his wife, Irish violinist Anna Cashell, ‘cellist Raphael Wallfisch and violinist Daniel Rohn. In addition to this his piano trio have also performed extensively in the UK to critical acclaim.

Whilst a specialist in the music of Beethoven, Mozart and Schumann, Simon’s repertoire encompasses a broad range of styles and periods. He has also given lecture recitals ranging from Liszt’s Anness de Pelerinage to Bach’s Goldberg Variations.As a writer on music he selected and wrote the foreword for a new edition of Frank Bridge’s piano music published by Dover Publishing of New York, which came out in October 2014. He is currently a visiting teacher at Royal Holloway, University of London and the University of Limerick in the Republic of Ireland.Simon studied at the Purcell School of Music with Patsy Toh and the Royal College of Music with Yonty Solomon, where he won a range of prizes and awards, including the Hopkinson Silver Medal, the Marmaduke Barton Piano Prize and the Peter Wallfisch Prize.Recent concerts included an evening of chamber music at Cadogan Hall with the London International Players, and future projects include an eight recital traversal of Beethoven’s piano sonatas at Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre from September 2020, in commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth.

Hotels near St James Piccadilly

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Le Meridien Piccadilly


With a superb central location between Piccadilly and Regent Street, this luxury 5-star hotel boasts a stunning indoor swimming pool. Its spacious, elegant rooms offer 32-inch TVs and free WiFi can be found in all public areas..

Postcode: W1J 0BH
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Luxury House with AC,


Luxury House with AC, Mayfair offers accommodation in London, 300 metres from Piccadilly Circus and 300 metres from Piccadilly Theatre. The apartment is 400 metres from Prince Of Wales Theatre. Free WiFi is featured .

Postcode: SW1Y 6JT
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Hotel Cafe Royal


Caf Royal has reopened as a luxury 5 star hotel in the heart of central London. With Mayfair to the west and Soho to the east, the hotel is positioned on Regent Street, within a mile from Theatreland, Buckingham Palace, Westminster and the British..

Postcode: W1B 4DY
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Ryder Street Chambers


Ryder Street Chambers offers accommodation in London. Piccadilly Circus is 400 metres from the property. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property.

Postcode: SW1Y 6PY
Distance from St James Piccadilly:
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Ham Yard Hotel


Offering a restaurant, bar and fitness centre, Ham Yard Hotel is located in London, just 3 minutes walk from Piccadilly Circus. It also has a garden, terrace and sauna, and massages can be arranged on site at an extra cost..

Postcode: W1D 7DT
Distance from St James Piccadilly:
0.2 miles

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Valet Apartments Golden Square


Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Valet Apartments Golden Square is set in London, 200 metres from Piccadilly Circus. Piccadilly Theatre is 200 metres away. The accommodation is fitted with a flat-screen TV.

Postcode: W1F 9HZ
Distance from St James Piccadilly:
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Date(s)22 Jun 2024
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VenueSt James Piccadilly
AddressSt James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, West Central London, Greater London,

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Event Details

Date22 Jun 2024
Time(s)6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost£22, £19, £28, £38, £45
VenueSt James Piccadilly
St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London
West Central London
Greater London
CategoryLive Music & Concerts

CityMusic Promotions

7 May 2024

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