To keep the spirit of the orchestra alive in lockdown, the Ealing Symphony Orchestra has continued to meet virtually each week, even attempting the occasional singalong despite the time lag challenges of video conferencing.
In the process, the ESO decided to produce its very own lockdown performance. Fifty-one musicians, ranging in age from 18 to 80, contributed to a virtual performance of Elgar’s Pomp & Circumstance March No. 4, with some recording more than one part, and in other cases playing more than one instrument. Here it is.