Royston students perform at the Royal Albert Hall

15:04 22 March 2014

The Greneway singers outside the Royal Albert Hall

The Greneway singers outside the Royal Albert Hall

Archant

Students from a Royston school joined more than 1,000 children from across Hertfordshire for a performance at the Royal Albert Hall.

Thirty-four Year 5 and 6 pupils from Greneway School took part in the Hertfordshire Schools’ Gala Concert on Sunday.

The theme of the evening was the anniversary of the outbreak of World War I and included a piece commissioned for the occasion.

The concert opened with a Prelude, composed by competition-winning Jamie Roberts, a former Greneway pupil, before the programme moved through jazz and rock ’n’ roll to current pop. The pupils sang along with Britain’s Got Talent star Gabz on her single, Lighters, before the concert closed with a rendition of Coldplay’s Viva la Vida.

A spokesman for Greneway School said: “The pupils have been rehearsing twice a week since Christmas and their hard work really did pay off.

“A fantastic event that the Greneway pupils were proud to be involved in.”

0 comments

Yesterday, 13:12
The public toilets in Royston have won the acclaimed prize

Public toilets in Royston have won a coveted gong at the national Loo of The Year awards.

Yesterday, 10:37
Barbara Charter, chair person of Forget-me-Not presents flowers to Babs Self, for her 100th Birthday

A retired secretary joked about having ‘another 100 years to go’ after celebrating her 100th birthday in Royston.

Thu, 17:01
Roadworks on the A1(M) near the Letchworth Gate junction will be lifted over the Christmas and New Year period.

Roadworks on the A1(M) near the Letchworth Gate junction will be lifted over the Christmas and New Year period.

Thu, 15:43
North Hertfordshire Homes chief executive Kevin Thompson is retiring next year.

The chief executive of North Hertfordshire Homes has announced his will retire next year after more than a decade at the helm.

”North

Most read stories

E-edition