Summer Concert

It was a delight to be back in St Joseph’s for the Summer Concert last Thursday. As the audience entered you could hear and feel the excitement of our performers milling about in readiness for the music to come. Miss Zanardo’s Concert Orchestra set the standard of the night with such an exciting sound with ‘Epic Gaming Themes’.The Conabor Choir gave an exciting and beautiful rendition of a medley of well-known songs from Les Misérables. Cuba followed with the traditional ‘Quizas, quizas quizas’ played by the Cremona Strings with added Latin percussion from Lulu C.

Cantemus Chorus gave us a hint of something we will hear on Founders’ Day with ‘Seasons of Love’ from Larson’s ‘Rent’.The Senior Strings directed by Mrs Laura Dodds played the famous Bach Suite No 3 in D, the only piece tonight written before 1900! We then had our two elite choirs with Miss Zanardo’s Brunner Show Choir’s wonderfully contrasting ‘I Want It That Way’ and ‘She Used to Be Mine’. Miss Bacon’s Chamber Choir followed with another two superbly contrasting arrangements, this time of ‘In My Room’ and ‘Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie’. The Symphony Orchestra closed the evening with a Bacharach Medley with Matilda on the drum kit and then Walton’s majestic and exciting ‘Crown Imperial’. It would be great to be able to listen to a recording of the concert, sadly a technical hitch means we don’t have one this time!