Here are some photos taken during the Choir’s performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah for their Autumn Concert at St Julians School, Newport. The soloists were Fiona Harrison, Kate Woolveridge, Paul Badley & Peter Grevatt.
Photos of the choristers during rehearsals for the upcoming Autumn Concert “Elijah”:
Here are some photos taken during the Choir’s Spring Concert at Newport Cathedral
Thanks to all who made the Choir’s Christmas Dinner such a great success last Saturday. Here are a few pictures from the occasion …
Well done to all for a real success of a concert at St Woolos Last month. The spirit of high drama in the performance was just what I was looking for and it was the first time I have heard an amateur choir deliver those fugues without falling into directionless, bewildered slavery. You kept up…
“Sublime, surprising delight of Rossini’s Mass at Newport Cathedral tonight by the always inspiring Newport Philharmonic Choir and soloists.” – Paul Flynn
This year’s Social Evening was held on Saturday 15th July in the Village Hall at Redwick – excellent refreshments provided by the Rose Inn next door, an enjoyable time was had by all. Dave entertained, educated and exhausted us with quiz questions … Emma and her table running out the clear and worthy winners.
On Saturday May 7th we were blessed with a lovely warm (and dry!) Spring evening evening in which to hold our annual Spring Concert at St. Julian’s Methodist Church. This, along with the undoubted popularity of the choir meant that we had a pleasing turn-out from the good people of Newport and an evening of…
On Monday 7th March about two dozen choristers met for lunch at the Rock & Fountain, Penhow. We enjoyed good food (when it eventually arrived) and good company. Thanks to Dave for organising … and looking forward to the next time.
On Saturday 30th January the Choir held an Open Day at Newport YMCA. About a dozen newcomers turned up and we hope that someof them will have enjoyed themselves enough to want to join us on a permanent basis. Here are a few snaps from the day (thanks to Emma Williams):