Despite sub zero temperatures, snow and extremely poor travel conditions on both sides of the Irish Sea, World and European Champions, The Cory Band, made it to Northern Ireland in time to deliver a superb concert under the baton of Musical Director & Principal Conductor Dr. Robert Childs.
An eager and receptive audience enjoyed a varied and entertaining programme of music which featured no less than six soloists, each giving outstanding performances.
The standard and mix of music was first class and the performance resulted in a well deserved standing ovation.
The concert programme was as under;
Enter The Galaxies – Paul Lovatt Cooper
Capriccio Espagnol – Rimsky Korsakov
Carnival – Harry James – (Cornet Soloist: Tom Hutchinson)
On with the Motley – Leoncavallo – (Soprano Soloist: Bert Van Theinen)
Blue Bells of Scotland – Arthur Prior – (Trombone Soloist: Christopher Thomas)
A Tale As Yet Untold – Philip Sparke
March: Death or Glory – R B Hall
Concierto de Aranjuez – Rodrigo – (Flugel Soloist: Joanne Childs)
Star Wars – John Williams
Finale from Cello Concerto – Haydn arr. Farr – (Horn Soloist: Owen Farr)
Tribute to Glenn Millar – Miller arr. Price
Abide With Me – Monk arr. Jenkins
Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms – Stanley Boddington – (Euphonium Soloist: David Childs)
March from the Pines of Rome – Respighi