audience for Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society concert
St Andrew's Church was filled with festive music when the town's
Choral Society held its annual Christmas concert.
and Highbridge Choral Society performed in front of a full-capacity
audience, who were treated to an impressive line-up of music.
concert was led by new musical director Nicholas Bromilow, who
delighted the audience his personal thoughts about each piece
of music during the evening. One audience member said "the
conductor was super" and another added that he "brought
the best out of the choir."
evening included carols played by the King Alfred Youth Band.
well as traditional carols, the choir sang popular Christmas pieces
from The Messiah and there was extended applause after The Hallelujah
Chorus. As it is the centenary year for Benjamin Britten, the
choir's ladies sang three songs from The Ceremony of Carols.
concert finished with a prize rafle, with donations of prizes
from local businesses.
Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society would like to thank the
Co-op Funeralcare for supporting this concert and the businesses
who gave raffle prizes. Last but not least, the audience and friends
who continue to support us. Without this we would not be able
to continue putting on quality concerts," said spokesperson
next concert for the group will be its Spring Concert on Saturday
10th May at Highbridge's St John's Church.