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Name:Margaret Cairns
Date Added:Sunday, June 22, 2014
SubjectCheltenham Concert
Message:I was brought up in Swansea! - so I know the reputation that the Choir deservedly enjoys; but to see and hear the amazing concert in Cheltenham Town Hall was a huge highlight.
I have always sung with a Choir - at present Cheltenham Choral Society - but to sing without music, stand perfectly, watch the conductor every note, look as if you are enjoying yourself and then to change jackets for the second half - inspirational. Of course the best bit was singing the Welsh National Anthem, in Welsh, in Cheltenham Town Hall.
Congratulations to the conductor, the accompanist, the organist, and the soloist; he's got a good future.
Again therefore, every good wish for your future, come back again soon.

Name:Huw Thomas, Dursley MVC
Date Added:Sunday, June 22, 2014
SubjectCheltenham Concert 13 June 2014
Message:Another wonderful concert which we all thoroughly enjoyed. 'Steal Away' was an absolute hit - the ability to sing so quietly and beautifully was very special and of course very difficult. We were particularly interested in your 'Fields of Athenry' which is now in our repertoire. It is a lovely arrangement. Hope we all meet again soon.

Name:Don Sherwell
Date Added:Monday, June 16, 2014
SubjectCheltenham concert
Message:My wife greatly enjoyed the recent concert in Cheltenham. The clear articulation of the choir was a highlight, and we were impressed by the skills also of the conductor and accompanists. The tenor's solo from "Les Mis" brought the house down -hope for more similar songs from him. Please next time can we have a higher proportion of musical items in English!

Date Added:Sunday, June 15, 2014
SubjectCheltenham TH concert
Message:What a pleasure it was to attend the concert last Friday in Chekltenham Town Hall. Even the opening (unaccompanied)English national Anthem set the scene of absolutely superb singing under Joy's direction. Lots of arrangements in their native tongue. "Hairs on the back of the neck" evening which reduced me to tears of joy. Thank you gentleman, Joy and Alice.

Name:Martin Gamston
Date Added:Sunday, June 15, 2014

Thanks for popping in to visit us after your concert in Cheltenham. It topped off a great evening.

Churchdown MVC

Name:Roland Brame
Date Added:Saturday, June 14, 2014
SubjectConcert in Cheltenham
Message:Attended the concert at Cheltenham last night,congratulations for a truly wonderful performance which we enjoyed tremendously.

Don't leave it too long before you return.Thank you

Name:Emyr Williams
Date Added:Thursday, June 5, 2014
SubjectMyfanwy - music video on You Tube
Message:Perfection, the best ever rendition

Name:Alistair Murray
Date Added:Friday, May 23, 2014
SubjectThe Rose, You Tube Video
Message:I had the pleasure of these fine gentlemen singing at my wedding. Outstanding. Mesmerising. Simply amazing. They lifted the roof of the church and this song in particular fitted the acoustics of the building perfectly.

Name:Bernard Pike
Date Added:Wednesday, May 21, 2014
SubjectNew Web-site
Message:Many congratulations on on the excellent new Web-site.Easy to negotiate with plenty of information.

Name:Jane Rogers
Date Added:Wednesday, April 30, 2014
SubjectAnnual Concert at St Mary's Swansea
Message:What a treat we had listening to a first-class choir, soloist Gwawr Edwards and accompanists.Joy Amman Davies certainly knows how to draw the best out of her choristers. American Trilogy and Easter Hymn were simply the best. Alice Reed, David Doidge and Leslie Ryan were all superb and often when the organ accompanied it was quite overwhelming and at times emotional.Thank you for such an amazing evening of Welsh musical performance at its very best.
Jane Rogers

Date Added:Monday, April 28, 2014
SubjectAnnual Concert 2014
Message:Through our family connection with the Orpheus, I have followed the choir for over 40 years. Like a fine wine they improve with age. The performance of the Easter Hymn and Steal Away, in particular, were well deserving of the standing ovation they received. Congratulations again to Dad (Roy Pugh) on becoming a Vice President. As a family we all know the committment and dedication Dad has shown - not forgetting the wonderful support and committment of my mother. Congratulations to all involved for a wonderful night.

Name:Michael Byard
Date Added:Monday, April 28, 2014
SubjectAnnual Concert 2014
Message:Firstly I agree fully with the contribution made by the first gentleman on the guest book but also add that for me the higlhlight was hearing my favourite piece Y Tangnefeddwyr sung in its rightful setting,this piece always brings me to tears,those of you who attended the Lichfield cathedral concent on May 6th last year may remember that although it was a very sad evening With the passing of Salvatore I requested this item which Joy kindly opened the concert with,I shall never forget that evening having spoken to Alwyn during the interval, I asked if the choir had ever recorded it,he thought not and although I have purchased every CD and tape I cannot find it on any of them so that's the next challenge a new CD named "The Peacemakers ". Thanks for a great evening of superb singing and I look forward to seeing you all again a bit more local to us in Shrewbury in September.

Kindest regards to all. Michael Byard, Kingswood Albrighton,Shropshire

Name:Ruth Lynham
Date Added:Sunday, April 27, 2014
SubjectAnnual Concert 2014
Message:What a fabulous experience once more. This was perhaps my favourite concert so far. I loved all the pieces but for me the best was Eli Jenkins' Prayer and Gwawr Edwards was definitely my favourite guest performer to date. Thank you to Joy, the boys and the accompanists for a great evening. I'm looking forward to Cheltenham.

Name:Mervyn George
Date Added:Sunday, April 27, 2014
SubjectAnnual Concert 2014
Message:To all involved in The Morriston Orpheus Choir. What a fantastic and memorable concert you gave last night (26/04/2014). Having been a chorister with my local choir Beaufort Male. Voice for over 50 years your reputation as wales best male choir goes before you. Last night you more than lived up to that accolade and in my humble opinion simply surpassed it. To listen to the many recordings I have purchased of you shows how good you are, but to experience listening to you live gives you an even bigger dimension on the pure class of sound you actually produce. To Joy Amman Davies. How do you do it? To keep such tight control of "all your boys" is incredable and you really do get the very best out of them. To Gwawr Edwards, what a performance. I'm sure she will be one of Wales best talents in the future. But to all the choristers, very well done. Your performances of songs such as Steal Away, The Easter Hymn (along with Gwawr) and An American Trilogy were so good, they deserved nothing less than the standing ovations you so duly deserved. Once again well done on a magical night of singing, and all the very best for the future.

Date Added:Thursday, April 10, 2014
Message:Delighted to see you all in Macroom last weekend. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the night. You did me proud. Return visit on the cards I hope. Hir yw pob ymaros

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