Thursday 14 September saw the confluence of highly musical students from the two St Paul’s schools for the annual Joint Concert. It was wonderful to hear Mozart and Sibelius emanating from the Great Hall. This year’s programme consisted of Mozart’s Coronation Mass, with fantastic solos sung by Maya (soprano), Brooke (soprano), Soojin (mezzo-soprano), Astrid (mezzo-soprano), Daniel (tenor) and Thomas (baritone), as well as excellent conducting by Mark Wilderspin from the boys’ school. Next, the orchestras of the two schools came together for an impressive performance of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 1, conducted by Leigh O’Hara and featuring beautiful solos by oboes and clarinets. It was a remarkable start to the year, setting the bar high for future performances.