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Pictures from the premiere of Nene at the Albert Hall

Young singers and musicians from Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust starred at the Music For Youth proms at the Albert Hall.

A mass ensemble gave the first performance of Benjamin Still’s Nene led by music director Beth Hodgson.

An official recording of the performance will be released.

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A statement on the NMPAT Facebook site said: “The world premiere of Benjamin Till’s Nene was given at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the Music for Youth Proms 2017.

“The performance featured members of the CYO, CYBB. CYCh, NMPAT Duston, NMPAT Wellingborough, NMPAT Nene valley. NMPAT oboe club, and representatives of Peterborough Music Education Hub and Rutland Music. In total, over 79 school were represented and over 700 people traveled to London for the performance.

“Thank you to all performers and everyone who made the performance possible. Special congratulations are due to composer Benjamin Till and musical director Beth Hodgson,

“Thanks also to out partners at Festive Road who created Nemo, our interactive water powered sculptural installation. This was truly a night to remember forever …”

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