Our very first concert was held on Friday 18th December at 7.30pm in Wesley Methodist Church – Caerphilly. Guest performing at the concert were Triawd, an a cappella trio also from Caerphily.
Chorus founder Nigel Jones conducted with accompaniment on piano and organ by Tim Hill. A “band” made up of chorus members accompanied the choir in some pieces.
The programme included seasonal repertoire
Caerphilly Community Chorus:
- Torches (John Joubert)
- Mae’r nos yn ddu (Traditional)
- Coventry Carol (Traditional)
- Carols around (arr. Carl J Nygard)
- Ah Robyn (William Cornysh) – with Triawd, violin, viola and clarinet
- Gaudete (from Piae Cantiones) – with Triawd, violin, viola and clarinet
- Schneewalzer (Traditional)
- Jingle Bells (James Pierpont)
- Psalm 121 (Brian Russell)
- Suo Gan (Traditional)
- Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)
- Winter Wonderland (Felix Bernard)
Our first performance was warmly received by our audience on what was a very cold wintry evening outside.