On Sunday 5th December Elstree Mozart players performed a seasonal offering for all to enjoy.
The orchestra led by Lucy Cummings, and consisting of 70 local musicians, being is aimed to enthuse the cross section of the local community crossing age barriers, gender race and religion, to celebrate music as a performing art.
The evening concert was conducted by one of the founders of the orchestra, Derek Holland
The concert staged at Alum Manor & Hall in Elstree and Borehamwood featured performances of Prelude to Te Deum, A Christmas Overture, Sleigh Ride and many more…
For the performances of ‘Prelude to Te Deum’, A Christas Overture, and the communal carols, including a surprise encore at the close of the concert the orchestra was augmented by the inclusion of members of Borehamwood Brass.
The concert also featured a performance of a Tuba Concerto by Philip White, dedicated to Derek Holland, excellently performed by Christopher Barrett.
The Mayor of Elstree and Borehamwood Cllr Farida Turner was in attendance for the concert, along with the President of The Rotary Club of the Studios of Elstree and Borehamwood, Victor Eni.
The concert, which has been organised in conjunction with the Trustees and staff of Allum Hall and Manor, being grateful for their support with this concert.
The concert was sponsored by Elstree & Borehamwood Town Council, supporting the Mayor’s charity for 2021-22 Borehamwood Foodbank, raising over £200.00 for this local charity.
The next concert of the orchestra will be on Sunday 20th March at Allum Hall and Manor at 7.30pm. Further details of this concert will be available on the orchestra’s web site in the weeks to come.
Web Site: www.elstreemozartplayers.co.uk
For information and ticket details please contact either Pat Strack on 020 8386 3151 or Andrew Grady on 07802 736628
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, to all our Friends and Patrons.