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Mozart Orchestra serenade the GoGo Hares ahead of charity concert at St Andrew’s Hall

PUBLISHED: 15:59 21 September 2018 | UPDATED: 09:34 06 October 2018

Horn player with George the Watchmaker. Picture: Andrew John Ray

Horn player with George the Watchmaker. Picture: Andrew John Ray

Andrew John Ray

Before performing a charity concert at St Andrew’s Hall, members of the Mozart Orchestra serenaded the GoGo Hares sculptures before they left the city’s streets.

Rob Barnes and Barley Hare. Picture: Andrew John RayRob Barnes and Barley Hare. Picture: Andrew John Ray

Before performing a charity concert at St Andrew’s Hall, members of the Mozart Orchestra serenaded the city’s popular GoGoHares sculptures before they left the city’s streets.

Visited by clarinets, violins and a French horn player, artist and violinist Rob Barnes was one of the musicians who serenaded the hares before they left their place on the GoGoHares trail this summer.

Clarinet with NarniHare. Picture: Andrew John RayClarinet with NarniHare. Picture: Andrew John Ray

Mr Barnes created the city sculpture, Barley Hare, for sponsor Sinclair International and the county sculpture, Holiday Hare, sponsored by Richardsons Holiday Park.

Danielle Gravestock, fundraising officer, said: “We are very excited about this concert, and to involve one of the GoGo artists who is also a musician is really very special.”

Clarinet with Barb O'Hare Gordon. Picture: Andrew John RayClarinet with Barb O'Hare Gordon. Picture: Andrew John Ray

The Mozart Orchestra performs ‘Nordic Dreams’ - a season finale concert with guest soloist Ruth Hahn - on October 6 in aid of Break.

The Nordic-inspired programme will showcase Sibelius’ Violin Concerto and Symphony No.2, and Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite No. 1.

Clarinets playing to NarniHare. Picture: Andrew John RayClarinets playing to NarniHare. Picture: Andrew John Ray

Tickets via St George’s Music shop or www.break-charity.org

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