By Tony Mansell
Once again the Royal Albert Hall rang to the sound of Cornish Voices as the members of twenty-nine male voice choirs took their music to London to celebrate their “Cornishness”.
(Programme cover by Allsopp Design of Penzance who we hope will not object to it being included here)
Guest Conductor: Sir David Willcocks
Soloist: Rachael Hallawell
Soloist: Benjamin Luxon
Accompanist: Edward Goldsmith
Compere: Richard Baker
Male Voice choirs which took part:
Chacewater and District
ECC International Limited Eastern Area
ECC International Limited Engineering
St Columba Celtic
Organ Recital by Edward Goldsmith
Programme note: “Our intention in promoting this festival is to donate all profits to the four Cornish charities detailed elsewhere in this programme”.
St Julia’s Hospice Ward, St Michael’s Hospital, Hayle.
Mount Edgcumbe Hospice.
The Cornwall Kidney Fund.
Tehidy Friends Mobility Centre.
Another sparkling occasion when Cornwall’s finest took their wealth of talent to London to perform on the stage of the Royal Albert Hall. A huge experience for those who took part and a great delight for those who went to be entertained.