A CONCERT pianist from Ventnor is aiming to share some melodic cheer during this difficult time, under the title of Lockdown Live Sessions.

Francesca McLinden — a former CP property writer — is uploading a new song to her YouTube channel each day for people to enjoy during coronavirus enforced lockdown.

Commencing with Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah on Sunday, she has subsequently performed Nessun Dorma by Giacomo Puccini, I Have a Dream by Swedish retro pop quartet ABBA, and traditional English folk song Greensleeves.

Francesca introduced her inaugural video with a description which said: "With all the uncertainty in the world, on Sunday I'm going to be starting a daily piano concert.

"So, to kick proceedings off, we have the classic Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen.

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