Concerto Competition 2018

Downside pupils took part in the 2018 Concerto Competition, on Sunday evening. The annual event is a real highlight in the musical calendar at Downside, with impressive performances from our talented musicians. 

Director of Music, Julian McNamara, was pleased to welcome Gillian Oswell as adjudicator for the competition, and the panel enjoyed performances from the following soloists accompanied by the Downside orchestra:

Julian – Spring from The Four Seasons (Vivaldi)
Eva – Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 23 (Mozart)
Poppy – Andante Pastorale and Rondo from Clarinet Concert No. 2 (Crusell) – winner
Dominic – Meditation from Thaïs (Massenet)

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