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Artists prove instrumental to a classical evening

PUBLISHED: 16:13 10 February 2010 | UPDATED: 17:21 16 August 2010

YOUNG musicians were thrilled to perform for around 100 people at an annual concert dedicated to their art. Ten talented youths from schools

YOUNG musicians were thrilled to perform for around 100 people at an annual concert dedicated to their art.

Ten talented youths from schools in Bromley and Bexley were invited to perform for Old Bexley Music Society members at Townley Theatre, in Bexleyheath, on January 27.

The Mayor of Bexley, Bernard Clewes, attended the evening and heard music including Etude-Tableau No.8, by Rachmaninov, played on piano by Ciara McCarthy, and Saint-Saëns' Sonata in D major, 3rd movement, molto allegro, by played by Isabelle Orford on Oboe.

Miniatures nos. l, 3 and 6 from Cornucopia by Dunhill were played by James Segarty on French Horn.

Students from Townley Grammar School, Eltham College, Newstead Woods School and Bromley Youth Music Trust, directed by John Esaias, performed on the evening, accompanied by Marion Blakely and James Orford.

The society meets on a monthly basis to hear a variety of classical-era music performed by professional artists.

For more information about Old Bexley Music Society, call Tricia Dyer on 020 8306 0353.


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