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John Suchet presented and 25,000 of you attended this year's Darley Park concert. Despite the weather, it was a belter.
Early birds start picking their spots for the evening.
Classic FM presenter John Suchet in front of the estimated 25,000 people in attendance.
...but a nice side-effect of the changeable weather conditions.
The 25,000 strong audience at Darley Park enjoying the concert despite the conditions. Photo credit: Robert Day
Did we say is rained a little?
the mud may have been ubiquitous, but the spirit was infectious.
The evening's music was beautifully played all evening by the East Midlands orchestra, Sinfonia ViVA. Photo credit: Robert Day
A member of the evening's orchestra in full flight. Photo credit: Robert Day
Among the highlights played by the orchestra were Walton's Crown Imperial and Vangelis' Chariots of Fire. Photo credit: Robert Day
The evening's singer, Mary Carewe, takes to the stage. Photo credit: Robert Day
The orchestra of the evening playing on the huge Darley Park stage. Photo credit: Robert Day
The Darley Park in all its glory... Photo credit: Robert Day
In front of the Darley Park audience, John Suchet keep the evening moving. Photo credit: Robert Day
A rousing climax to the evening was marked with some dazzling fireworks. Photo credit: Robert Day
Fireworks crown another amazing concert. Photo credit: Robert Day