Prepare to be enraptured as the Flute Squadron gracefully soars back into the heart of Classical on Cuba this year, dazzling the senses with their magnificent formation of seven flutes. With the inclusion of bass flutes, alto flutes, C flutes, piccolos, and even the rhythmic allure of congas, this ensemble promises an unforgettable auditory feast. Handpicked from Wellington's esteemed pool of flautists, these virtuosos will showcase their unparalleled skill, leaving audiences breathless. Immerse yourself in a journey spanning various genres, as the program unfolds with Offerman's evocative masterpiece, "The Voices of Nagasaki," offering a rare opportunity for audience participation, engaging hearts and minds alike. From there, prepare to be swept away by the enchanting allure of "The Queen of Sheba," a majestic ode that transcends time and space. Delighting in the vibrant rhythms of Latin grooves, the ensemble will ignite a fervour that pulsates through every fibre of your being. As the grand finale approaches, anticipate the soul-stirring rendition of one of Verdi's most poignant melodies, reaching deep within to evoke profound emotions.