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This latest concert by Willoughby Symphony was performed and filmed in August at the Concourse with a very reduced audience and Orchestra because of Covid. Social distancing was enforced.

It was energetically and enthusiastically conducted by Dr Nicholas Milton with his usual precise, dramatic control. The Orchestra was heavily reduced, using ‘ just’ the strings section. We also were treated to some glorious singing and acting by the splendid young artists of Pacific Opera.

The concert was a celebration of Mozart’s music with some extra, popular tidbits by other composers, some of which have almost become Willoughby Symphony’s signature pieces. Continue reading WILLOUGHBY SYMPHONY : A MOZART CELEBRATION