"the gross and scope of my opinion ..." Hamlet I,1.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
TRINITY METHODIST MUSIC AND DRAMA
METHODIST MUSIC AND DRAMA
Concert at Trinity
of the most heart-warming signs of Christmas's approach, the Trinity
concert, a traditional blend of carols, songs and readings.
artists this year were a keen and disciplined choir from the
Cathedral School, directed by Head Teacher Anthea Kenna, who sang
four contrasting pieces, starting with that gingerbread feeling from
John Williams' score for Home Alone. Ken Rolf's reading took us from
wildest Wales, with Dylan Thomas, to the snow-covered Dales with
all learned, and performed, a multi-tasking "Hi Dom",
harmonies, rhythms and all, cajoled and encouraged by Felicity
Wright, who directed the concert.
enjoyed Roger Jones's accessible oratorio While Shepherds Watched,
putting said shepherds and their sheep centre stage, and including a
lovely setting of In The Bleak Midwinter. The choir also sang a
dynamic, upbeat Falantidada, two Rutter favourites and Sargent's
setting of Little David Play On Your Harp. And to end, Robin Nelson's
Out Of Your Sleep, before they wished us a fugal, figgy-pudding Merry