1991 North America
FOURTH TOUR OF NORTH AMERICA
Rhian Owen (Soprano) ~ Leah-Marion Jones (Mezzo -Soprano)
Alwyn Humphreys (Musical Director) ~ Huw Rees (Deputy Musical Director) ~ Mair Wyn Jones & Joy Amman Davies (Accompanists) ~ Alun Tregelles Williams (Organist)
Flights ~ Heathrow to Toronto and return
29th August - Arrived at Toronto and travelled by coach to London. Spent the night at the University of Western Ontario)
30th August - Travelled by coach to Cincinnati. Some members stopped at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and others at private homes
Riverboat cruise with lunch
Concert ~ Music Hall
1st September ~ 60th Welsh Cymanfa Ganu - Music Hall
2nd September - Travelled by coach to the Howe Military School.
Father Phillip Morgan, a member of the staff at the school, hails from Morriston.
Concert ~ Bouton Auditorium
3rd September - Travelled by coach to Hamilton
4th September - Six Nations Tour (Native Americans)
Reception at home of Joanie Cunningham
Concert ~ Hamilton Place
5th September - Two coach loads to Niagara Falls and Niagara on the Lake and one coach load to Toronto.
Hosted by members and friends of the Canadian Orpheus Male Choir
6th September ~ Travelled by coach to Cleveland
7th September ~ Concert - First Baptist Church, Cleveland Heights
8th September ~ Brief performance for spectators at the Cleveland Indians Stadium during an interval in the baseball game. We were hosted in private homes - many at Shaker Heights which reputedly houses more millionaires per square mile than anywhere else.
9th September - Travelled there by coach and stayed at the Harrisburg Airport Days Inn
10th September ~ Travelled by coach to Philadelphia
Concert ~ Lady of Fatima Church
We stayed at the Ramada Hotel, Easington
Huntington (New York)
11th September ~ We travelled by coach to Huntington via New York/ Manhattan (Sightseeing)
12th September ~ Mini-Concert ~ Huntington High School (for the pupils)
Concert - With Huntington Men’s Chorus
We were hosted by members and friends of the HMC
Syracuse (New York)
13th September ~ We travelled by coach and stayed the night at the Syracuse Airport Days Inn
14th September ~ We travelled there by coach and stayed the night at the Holiday Inn
15th September ~ Concert ~ Roy Thomson Hall
We travelled by coach to Hamilton (Ontario)
We spent the night with members and friends of the Canadian Orpheus Choir and flew home the next day
The person responsible for the organising of the visit in North America was Dr Wally Landers.