Indian Naval Symphonic Orchestra at Siri Fort Auditorium
The Indian Naval Symphonic Orchestra was held at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi on 10 February 2017. The Hon'ble President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest for the concert hosted by Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff and Mrs Reena Lanba. The band regaled and enthralled the audience with a repertoire comprising stirring Martial Music, arrangements of Western Classical, Indian Classical and other forms of contemporary popular and folk music. The band related closely to the audience, incorporating varied choices like fanfare, overture, fusion, xylophonic, pop, swing and patriotic music. The highlight of the evening was the signature performance by the young drummers of the Navy who presented 'Killers Drum' to everyone's delight. The band concert was conducted by Commander VC D'Cruz, an alumnus of Pilar Music School, Goa and Trinity College of Music, London.