In 1999 Gerard collaborated with the Soweto String Quartet for a special performance in Johannesburg sponsored by the British Council. The British Council have sent Gerard to perform in Korea, Indonesia, South Africa, Azerbaijan and Gerard also performed at the opening of their new building in Berlin.....since closed!
The fourth and final movement, led by a momentous McChrystal, reflects on the dissolution of violent chaos into relief, culminating in a commanding coda of hope and peace. What follows is beyond words - "The Starlit Sky", a truly spectacular encore celebrating the "natural world" and "the beauty of life" with the prominence of Connolly's vocals, McChrystal's saxophone, the pipes and the choirs. Sights n Sounds