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An evening of classical music

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It was an evening of bliss and splendor as guests were treated to quality classical music at the first-ever Afri-Classical concert series held Wednesday night at the Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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The evening started with the CEO of Vesta Violins and The Vesta Orchestra, Rosalyn Aninyei welcoming everyone present to an evening of great music and thanking them for coming out to support the orchestra. She went on to thank the owner of the Terra Kulture Arena, Bolanle Austen-Peters for welcoming the orchestra with open arms and allowing them to premiere in her theater.

The 21-man orchestra, conducted by Kehinde Oretimehin treated the audience which consisted of both Nigerian and foreign HNIs, to beautiful renditions from African music greats such as Fela Sowande and Fela Kuti’s “Akinla”, Bobby Benson’s “Taxi Driver”, Victor Uwaifo’s “Joromi”, Eleazar Arinze’s “Nike Nike”, Victor Olaiya’s “Baby Jowo”, Bode Afolabi’s “Eniyan”, Prince Nico Mbarga’s “Sweet Mother”, Adedeji Adetayo and Seun Owoaje’s “Erinlakatabu”, and a number of Kehinde Oretimehin’s compositions such as “Ogo ni fun Baba”, “Are you willing” and “Magbagbemi”.

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Carl Maria von Weber’s “Symphony 1” was also rendered to give the foreign HNIs a feel of home.

The night ended with a rousing standing ovation from an obviously satisfied audience as they savored an encore of “Magbagbemi.”

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