24 Feb 2017

ESF 50th Anniversary Concert

At the ESF 50th anniversary concert representatives from all the secondary schools came together to perform in the choir, orchestra or big band, 22 Feb 2017. The programme for the evening included music composed by ESF alumni who have gone on to study at the world’s most premier music colleges.

The performers

Orchestra, Monamie Schloss, Trevor Chan, Rochelle Pun, Matthew Wright, Gus Leung

Chinese Drumming, Haruto Kawaba

Choir, Kylie Tsang, Raphael Tsang, Toby Wyatt, Cedric Widodo

Big Band, Nathan Cheng, Gabriel Chan, Bond Lau, Mr Tim Parker

The programme

Joy by Miss Lee Pui Lai – ESF Chinese Drumming Ensemble
Verticality by Dani Howard (South Island School Alumni) – ESF Orchestra
Jubilate Deo by Peter Anglea – ESF Choir
Northern Lights by Ola Gjeilo – ESF Choir
Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, Allegro by W.A.Mozart – ESF Orchestra with guest soloist Peggy Wu (Sha Tin College alumni)
Celebration by Paul Barker – Sarah Roe Jockey Club School Singers accompanied by the ESF Choir and Orchestra
Battle Without Honour or Humanity by T. Hotei, arr. Benjamin Jolly – ESF Big Band
Three Songs from 1967: I’m A Believer, Light My Fire, Respect arr. Benjamin Jolly – ESF Big Band
Concerto for Two Violins by J.S Bach ESF Orchestra with violin soloists Hazel Leung and Gigi Ho
Finale from Symphony No. 5 by D. Shostakovich, arr. S. Bulla – ESF Orchestra with guest conductor Pablo Urbina
Hope For Resolution by P. Caldwell and S. Ivory – ESF Choir
One Day Like This by Elbow, arr. Noah Nicholson – ESF Choir, Orchestra and Big Band


ESF’s 50th anniversary celebratory concert

Head of Music Joseph Travers conducting the choir at ESF’s 50th anniversary celebratory concert, 22 Feb 2017. He conducted ‘Jubilate Deo’ by Peter Anglea. Fifteen Island School students performed, with others from the ESF secondary schools, in either the choir, orchestra or in the big band. The concert finished with a powerful version of Elbow’s ‘One Day Like This’ conducted by Head of Music Noah Nicholson from Sha Tin College.

Posted by ESF Island School on 2017年2月22日