Following in the grand tradition of Last Night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, this was a quite British concert with several old favourites included .This year we had works by French and Polish composers included among the British staples. The concert, held at the Concourse, Chatswood where the WSO is the resident orchestra, featured a HUGE cast of performers with the combined forces and talents of the Willoughby Symphony and the Willoughby Choir.The featured soloist this year was amazing Mitzi Gardner who dazzled on her violin.
Energetic Dr Nicholas Milton AM conducted with enormous enthusiasm ,panache and flair, and introduced the various works and soloists.
Drumroll…..Crash! The concert dashed off to a flying, rather jaunty start with Eric Coates’ The Dam Busters March from the film. Continue reading LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS 2018: WILLOUGHBY SYMPHONY AND CHOIR