Orchestral tunes and exquisite melodies rent the air at the first ever Orchestral Concert by the UoN Choir
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Orchestral tunes and exquisite melodies rent the air at the first ever Orchestral Concert by the University of Nairobi Choir, in collaboration with the Nairobi Conservatoire Orchestra.

Those in attendance at the concert were treated to performances adopted from Mozart and Handel. The presentations included Handel’s lift up your Heads, O ye Gates, O Thou that Tellest Good Tidings to Zion, Glory to God in the Highest, Halleluyah and Worthy is the Lamb…Amen. Magnificat by Mozart was also performed. All these were conducted by Keziah.

In addition, there was a solo performance of The Trumpet Shall Sound. The choir sang Gloria by Mozart which was conducted by Chris Wekulo with Dr. Fred Atoh running the programme.

After the performance the team received a standing ovation from the elated audience.

“It is such a great feeling, sitting here and listening to some good music,” said Prof. Peter Mbithi, Vice-Chancellor. “I wish to thank and congratulate the choir and the Conservatoire Orchestra for putting up such a concert. This is just the beginning of the University of Nairobi’s journey toward setting up an orchestra.” Gave

 

 

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