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A Festival of Musical Talent

Stringfest orchestra

Nine different children’s youth music ensembles from across Hampshire gathered at the Anvil, Basingstoke on Sunday 10 February for ‘Stringfest’.  

The ambitious programme of music, performed by young musicians aged from 8 – 18, was organised by Hampshire County Council’s Music Service to celebrate the musical talent of young people in the county. The concert included Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the Baby Elephant Walk as well as works by Handel, Mozart, Vivaldi and Shostakovich.