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Class acts at Apes Hill

John Sealy,

Added 15 December 2014


Violinists of the Classical/Pops All Stars Orchestra in harmony on the final evening of the two-day festival. (Picture by Insight Digital.)

It might be cliché to say “the hills are alive with the sound of music” when one describes the musical experience at Apes Hill Club, St James, over the weekend.

The above lines from that classic film Sound Of Music, however, unearthed a striking parallel to what obtained at the second evening of the inaugural Classical/Pops Barbados played out before an appreciative audience of both locals and visitors who converged on the rolling hills of the lush property on Saturday night.

This is not going to be a high-brow interpretation of the pieces articulated by musical conductor Thomas Wilkins who directed the All Stars Orchestra; harpist Ann Hobson Pilot, violinist Tai Murray, and bandoneon player and composer JP Jofre. Not that qualified to do.

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