SUN, SAND AND SYMPHONIES
In this text about an outdoor music festival some parts of sentences are missing. Your task is to reconstruct the text by filling in the gaps from the list.

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   a risk you run      attending a festival      down to the tireless efforts      have brought umbrellas      quite an achievement      runs for two weeks      starts at London Heathrow      take place in various venues      what’s a bit of rain   
Towards the end of Wagner’s Tannhäuser Overture, the heavens open. Those audience members in the know (1) , others go scurrying for shelter. But the orchestraand its instruments are under cover, and (2) at an outdoor music festival?
Well, this is no polite British drizzle, it’s a tropical downpour − (3) when holding a classical music festival in the Seychelles. However, the deluge only lasts a couple of minutes, and the audience drifts back to hear Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. It’s all part of the charm of (4) in the tropics, four degrees south of the Equator. But, I hear you ask, since when has this remote archipelago in the middle of the Indian Ocean had a dedicated classical music festival? The answer is, for the past 10 years. This biennial event (5) in May and June and involves everything from choral works to chamber-music recitals and children’s concerts. It’s all (6) of Marc Sabadin, a retired Seychelles-born teacher. Sabadin proudly tells me his festival is the biggest international classical music event outside Europe and America. It’s (7) but it hasn’t been easy. The logistics of transporting an entire symphony orchestra to an island 1000 miles east of Kenya is mind-boggling. The adventure (8) where the Air Seychelles flight to Mahé, the main Seychelles island, is packed with choristers, musicians and their instruments.
Most of the Festival’s concerts (9) around Mahé but, for the first time in 2006, the Festival held a chamber concert on the small island of La Digue, a little Garden of Eden where life is laid back and residents get around by bicycle or ox-drawn cart. Ten or so musicians pack into the pastel-coloured Catholic church in the centre of the island and perform a selection of Haydn, Mozart and Ravel. The atmosphere is magical.
(Classic FM)