Christmas Concert 2009

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)

Triawd:

  • 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.