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Would you like to advertise your business for a very reasonable cost?

Cornwall Symphony Chorus is offering you the opportunity to promote yourself in our three Concert Programmes this year:

Saturday 6th July at St Marys Church, Penzance

Saturday 3rd August at St Michaels Church, Newquay &

Saturday 7th December at Truro Methodist Church

Our programmes are A5 size and adverts cost the following:

Full Page – £50            Half Page – £25

Discounted price for an advert in all three Concert programmes is:

3 x Full Pages: £135            3 x Half Pages: £68

If interested, please contact me by email (no later than 1st June) on sally.woollacott@cornwall.gov.uk or by phone: 01872 322420

Open Rehearsal – Sunday 12th May

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We have an open rehearsal on Sunday 12th May. We would love to see anyone who’s interested there.

Michael Galsworthy CVO CBE DL as President!

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The members of Cornwall Symphony Chorus are extremely delighted that Michael Galsworthy has graciously agreed to be our new President.

Cornwall Symphony Chorus has been known to Michael Galsworthy for many years and, when our Chairman, Dr Charles Moon enquired as to how willing he was to fill the President’s role, he said that he felt that it was an honour to be asked and to follow in Lady Mary Holborow’s footsteps.  He added that he thought our singing was brilliant and the sound most uplifting.

It may already be known that our Musical Director, Alastair Taylor and Michael Galsworthy have also known each other for some years and he confirmed that Alastair is well qualified and highly competent.

All in all we think that Michael Galsworthy will be quite proactive as President and we look forward to working with him in the future.

It Gets Better Every Year!

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That comment, as well as many other similar sentiments, were made following the extremely successful Christmas concert. Yet again, the concert was a sellout and the evening was well received by everyone.

The Saxy Maids, CSC’s talented guests for the evening, performed a selection of wonderful seasonal tunes and our compete, Bruce Taylor, entertained us with his unique and witty comments. A retiring collection was taken for Merlin MS and in excess of £600 was donated by a very generous audience.

CSC’s Christmas concert is always successful but this one seemed to really touch everyone. It was, perhaps, the programme, but we like to think it was probably due to the commitment, hard work and talent plus the guiding hand of our Musical Director; Alastair Taylor.

Whatever the reason, 2019 promises to be an exciting year for Cornwall Symphony Chorus with more of the same.

Christmas Concert 2018

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The long awaited 2018 Christmas concert will soon be upon us and the Chorus are busy in rehearsals to present another fantastic evening. Held again at Truro Methodist Church, the Concert will be on Saturday 1st December at 7.30pm. Tickets can be purchased through Truro Tourist Information Centre (01872 274555), via Chorus members or on 01209 842977 or online at crbo.co.uk/cornwallsymphonychorus (01726 879500). All details are provided on the poster.

We hope to see you there.

Outstanding Evening

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What an amazingly wonderful event! The long awaited celebratory Concert with our two Vice Presidents; Alan Opie and John Treleaven was an unprecedented success with everyone; Chorus, Soloists, Accompanists and audience greatly enjoying the evening.

Held in such superb surroundings, the sound of the Chorus was amazing, reaching right to the back of the Cathedral for all to appreciate. As expected, our soloists delighted us with their individual performances but stepped it up to the next level with their duets, especially the well-known “Pearl Fishers Duet” which produced a tear or two from some audience members.

Well done to everyone involved – all the hard work paid off.

If you were unable to join us for this Concert, don’t worry. We are now in rehearsals for our renowned Christmas Concert which will be held on December 1st at Truro Methodist Church. Continue watching this space for details regarding ticket sales!

Tregothnan Open Weekend

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Cornwall Symphony Chorus is pleased to announce it is supporting the Tregothnan Estate in their Open Garden weekend on the 21st and 22nd April where they hope to break last year’s £50k charity fundraising collection. Our members will be singing on Saturday 21st, all to help raise funds for the Merlin MS Centre near St Austell. We hope you will come to support this worthy event and we look forward to seeing you there.