It was an enthralling evening of waltz, swing, funk and more as the Indian Naval Band stirred up weary souls and captured the hearts and minds of music enthusiasts at the Indian Naval Symphonic Orchestra held at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Lodhi road, New Delhi.
The Indian Naval Symphonic Orchestra 2020 was held in the national capital on Friday. The Indian Naval Band impressed the audience and lit up the night with varied choices like swing, waltz, movie theme, disco, funk, popular, and patriotic music.
The band enthralled the audience with a wide range of repertoire of stirring Martial Music, arrangements of Western Classical, Indian Classical and other forms of contemporary popular and folk Music.
The Indian Naval Band had earlier performed at renowned military band festivals like Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Scotland, Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival at Moscow and Russian Federation Navy Day Parade at St. Petersburg, Russia.
The band had also participated in the recently conducted Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk on January 29 with their upbeat compositions, intricate formations, including a Sail boat. It performed admirably under the baton of Commander VC D’Cruz, Director of Music (Navy), who is an alumnus of Pilar Music School, Goa and Trinity College of Music, London.
The Friday musical evening was organised as part of the Navy Day Activities and was hosted by Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff. The Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Shri Anil Baijal graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.