Super Talented Belizean Composer: Francis Reneau

Belize’s musical phenomenon, Francis Reneau, has produced a symphonic Hymn toBelize, which was performed for the first time to thunderous applause to honour the 30th anniversary of Belize’s independence.

As the tribute ended with breathtaking crescendo of drum, brass, string, and wind instruments and an ensemble of 96 massed voices drawn from every corner of Belize.The singers came from the Belize Choral Society, the St. John’s Cathedral Choir, the Wesley Choir, reinforced with and singing groups from Corozal, Orange Walk, Cayo,Belize City and Dangriga.The captivated audience rose to its feet with one accord, cheered and clapped for a full minute.“I believe it is my best work to date”, Francis later told The Reporter. “I feel truly proud of it”.



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