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Ely Cathedral 2017

Morriston Orpheus Choir with the Band of the Household Cavalry.

Some rehearsal  and concert photos  8 December 2017 from Timeline Photos

Concert in aid of 'Through Music We Care' Band Masters were Major Craig Hallatt and Captain James Marshall. Guest organist for the band was James Banville and Master of Ceremonies was Alan Dedicoat 'The Voice of the Balls,  and 'Strictly Come Dancing'
The awesome building -Ely Cathedral, one of the most amazing medieval places of religious worship in the UK
In rehearsal with the Band. Musical Director of the Morriston Orpheus was Joy Amman Davies, pianist was Ieuan Jones and organist was Leslie Ryan
The amazing Christmas Tree in the Cathedral
View of the performance platform
Stunning view of the audience and performers, and below some more  images  of the concert from Timeline Photos

Here is part of a Guestbook entry written by Nigel Jones, a Vice-President of the Choir:

A Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful evening.
The ingredients: A truly magnificent 900-year-old Cathedral; The Royal Household Calvary Military Band; The Morriston Orpheus Male Voice Choir and nearly one thousand paying audience. Plus, a wonderfully decorated Christmas tree!
This was a formidable combination that delivered one of the truly unique, unforgettable Orpheus evenings. It was very, very special.
The setting of Ely Cathedral is awe inspiring. So much British history, so much breath taking inspired stone mason architecture and tracery and as a matter of fact, the third longest nave in the country. 
This is the rightful platform for The Orpheus. A world class setting, performing alongside a world class Military Band; entertaining an appreciative, informed listener.
The opening with The Trumpeters of the Household Cavalry was spell binding. Heard in so many different settings, but it was here and now, and with our choir. Seriously exhilarating.


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