Chamber Philharmonia Cologne play in the Burra Uniting Church

The audience in attendance at Burra Uniting Church.
The audience in attendance at Burra Uniting Church.

More than 100 people bought tickets to witness the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne play in the Burra Uniting Church last week. 

Church chair John Arthur said it was an ideal venue as the acoustics of the Church greatly added to the quality of their playing.

He welcomed the Chamber Orchestra and audience who came from Clare, Peterborough, Hallett, Spalding and locals for the once off and unique performance.

Mr Arthur linked their visit to the copper mine in Burra when the Germans came as wood cutters to help supply wood to keep the steam engines working

The Orchestra played works from composers Vivaldi Concertoin E Flat Major, Concerto in F Major, J S Bach Concerto in C Minor Tchaikovsky Nocturne and Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo capriccioso Interpersed were violin, violoncello and obeo solos who linked with the stringed group.