Desperadoes win the Trinidad & Tobago Panorama playing the tune In My House

Angel Harps win Grenada Panorama

Ebony wins the UK Panorama

No Panorama competition in St. Vincent

St. Lucia Panorama – North Stars Steel Orchestra win

Pantonic Steel Orchestra wins New York Panorama

Glenda Gamory, as president of New York’s Pantonic Steel Orchestra becomes the first woman to lead a major orchestra to victory

Carnival Messiah – Created by Dr. Geraldine Connor

Dr. Geraldine ConnorCarnival Messiah – Created by Dr. Geraldine Connor features a 25-player steelband performing the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah. with a cast of more than a 100, being first staged in 1999 by the West Yorkshire Playhouse — where in September 2003 Connor was seconded for two years as associate director — and subsequently being performed internationally, drawing record audiences of up to 27,000. At the invitation of the Trinidad and Tobago government, Carnival Messiah had sold-out at Queen’s Hall, Port of Spain, in 2003 and in 2004, and in 2008 excerpts were showcased at the Royal Albert Hall. Watch full production


1999 20th Century Steel Band’s “Heaven & Hell Is On Earth” is sampled by The Whoridas

Triple Beam Threat by The Whoridas (1999)

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