Cecilian Choir and Sinfonia bring alive the drama of Vivaldi and Mozart

Congratulations to the combined forces of the University Cecilian Choir and Sinfonia, who yesterday came together in the bright and airy interior of St Peter’s Methodist Church for an Easter programme of Vivaldi and Mozart.

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Conducted by Your Loyal Correspondent, the drama of Vivaldi’s Credo and Magnificat were matched by the contemplative Ave Verum by Mozart, and a deft Vivaldi trio sonata performed by oboists Jonny Butten and Dan Lloyd, with cellist Faith Chan.

An enthusiastic audience greeted the performance with rapturous applause; our thanks to the team at St Peter’s Methodist for making us welcome, and for the post-concert refreshments which went down a storm with many of the performers afterwards, including our technician, Mike…

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The final concert of the term takes place this Sunday, an all-American programme with the University Chorus and Orchestra and pianist Helen Crayford, which includes Rhapsody in Blue; more details here.

Photos: Mike Knott

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