Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and The Queen’s Speech

Some students from Star Primary School were lucky enough to be included in the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Choir for The Queen’s Christmas Message broadcast on Christmas Day 2017. 

For The Queen’s Christmas Message 2017 there were 52 children with Commonwealth Heritage in the choir. One child representing each of the 52 Nations of The Commonwealth.

In her message The Queen mentioned that the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Choir is a reminder of the “vibrancy of The Commonwealth”.

To view the broadcast in full follow this link: http://www.commonwealth-music.net/news-index-1.html


Conductor Paul Carroll with members of the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Choir
East Crypt, Guildhall, London
Photographer Credit – Chris Lobina
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