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|Date Added:||Friday, July 14, 2017|
|Subject||Visit to Wales August 2017|
|Message:||I am Mervyn Reed from South Africa and a member of the Durban Men's Choir (Bass section)
I have been a great fan of the Morriston Orpheus Choir for many years and now, finally, I am able to afford to pay for a trip to the United Kingdom.
I saw your invitation to join you on a practice night and so planned my trip into Wales to be in Swansea by Sunday, 27th August 2017 so as to able to attend your practice.
I have noticed that you have a summer break and am Praying that you will be back by the time I arrive in Swansea, I would really be disappointed if I was to miss seeing you in person.
Please let me know by return email whether my dream will come true on the 27th August
I have also sent an email to your general secretary
|Name:||Pat & Peter Hillman|
|Date Added:||Thursday, June 22, 2017|
|Message:||Congratulations to everyone for a lovely concert on 17th June in the stunning venue of the Great Hall on the Swansea Bay campus. We are sure Dai, Gareth and Shan Cothi could have started new careers for themselves!!!
We look forward to seeing you all in the future.
|Date Added:||Sunday, June 18, 2017|
|Subject||last nights concert|
|Message:||my son and i were at the concert last night
and we were so proud
to say that dewi george is a relative i am his uncle and kevin his cousin and he is a chorister ofthe choir.i have been a member of ebbw vale male choir for 53 yrs.
kevin and i thank you ALL for a enter taing and a enjoyable evening.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CHOIR.
ken and kevin parton
from EBBW VALE
|Name:||Morriston Orpheus Choir|
|Date Added:||Wednesday, June 14, 2017|
|Subject||Concert in Ely|
Yes the concert in Ely on Friday 8th December is very much on. Final details are now being finalised with the organisers and we anticipate a formal announcement shortly. Keep an eye on our website for full details.
In the meantime congratulations to you and Pat. Do enjoy your celebrations next month.
|Date Added:||Sunday, June 11, 2017|
|Message:||Hello, can you tell me if the previously planned concert in Ely Cathedral in December is still on? Hope yout Summer goes well. Pat & I celebrate our Diamond Wedding Anniversary in July with family coming over from Australia so won't get to a concert til the Autumn or Ely !! Best wishes to you all.|
|Date Added:||Monday, December 12, 2016|
|Message:||Hi to you all, hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and a Healthy New Year. Thank you all for making 2016 a year to remember with your visit to my home City of Lincoln and your performance in the Cathedral in May. Hope to get down to see you all next year. Best wishes and good health to you all. And watch out you Swansea fans ,the Lincoln IMPS are edging closer to you!!!!!!!. Keith & Pat|
|Name:||Pat & Peter Hillman|
|Date Added:||Monday, September 19, 2016|
|Message:||There seems so little that we can add to the previous tributes made about the Pershore concert but to reiterate it was a perfect evening in every way and a poignant tribute to Sue and John's son Paul from choir, soloists and everyone who contributed in whatever way.
Pat & Peter
|Date Added:||Sunday, September 18, 2016|
|Subject||An extraordinary evening in Pershore Abbey. Saturday, 17 September, 2016.|
|Message:||There are concerts and there are concerts. This concert was an extraordinary, fabulous success from so many standpoints.
Organised by John and Sue Fletcher to celebrate what would have been their son’s Paul 40th birthday. It was clear from the outset that the planning was meticulous, the communication superb and an overwhelming feeling of a caring family wishing to share their bereaved son’s special birthday. Well, Sue and John, you succeeded wonderfully.
And to hear your granddaughter, Megan sing ‘Till there was you’ was so poignant. What bravery she showed to sing so beautifully, in front of so many.
The Orpheus were quite outstanding. The acoustics in this ancient place were perfect. And boy, did the choir excel.
The power, the precision and timing were as good as it gets. Joy Amman Davies just goes from strength to strength with her “boys”. This performance ranks as one of their best in recent years.
In a performance that was superb throughout, it is difficult to state which were the finest parts of the overall concert, but I have not heard Gwahoddiad sung better by any choir. It was spell binding. And the Extract from Nidaros was so powerful, it was one of the best “goose bump” moments.
Huw Euron, the bass soloist was a superb choice. What an outstanding performer. What a rich depth to his tone. His rendering of the Paul Robeson classic “Ol’ man river” was mesmerising. Quite superb. And when he combined with the choir to sing ‘You’ll never walk alone’ there was not a dry eye in the house.
As the sell-out audience filtered out into the darkness of the night, full of emotion, we knew we had witnessed something very, very special that touched the soul in so many levels.
So, well done to Musical Director Joy and the boys of The Wonderful Orpheus, Organist Leslie Ryan, Accompanist Ieuan Jones and Soloist Huw Euron for entertaining a sell-out Abbey in such superb style.
But a very special thank you to John and Sue Fletcher and their amazing family.
|Date Added:||Sunday, September 18, 2016|
|Subject||Paul Fletcher Concert|
|Message:||Thank you for a wonderful concert last night at Pershore Abbey. The final total raised fro St Richard's Hospice looks set to far exceed his parent's target and your generosity in giving your time to come and give such a great performance deserves all the praise I can give.|
|Date Added:||Sunday, August 21, 2016|
|Subject||Concert at St Donat's Castle|
|Message:||Dear Morriston Orpheus Choir: Thanks so much for the wonderful concert you presented at St Donat's Castle this afternoon. We were so touched that you introduced us as special guests of the choir. We consider it a privilege to be able to participate in this beautiful tradition of Wales.
David and Helen Maidment
|Date Added:||Thursday, July 28, 2016|
|Message:||Just met some of your choir on a trip to Ilfracombe yesterday. They were fantastic - they have to be good to be in the choir let's face it, but two particularly stood out. Your singing made everyone's journey.|
|Date Added:||Sunday, May 15, 2016|
|Subject||Concert at Dinas Powys|
|Message:||Wonderful concert last night .Choir are amazing really enjoyed the whole performance.
|Date Added:||Wednesday, May 11, 2016|
|Message:||THANK you guys for coming to Lincoln once again. After 18 months of planning for this wonderful evening with the choir and EMYR the soloist and a full CATHEDRAL and great weather it made it all worthwhile. Everyone went home uplifted by your excellent performance .I enjoyed your company all day long and til midnight back to the Hotel. Great friendship and company. Thanks again boys, will try to get to more concerts with you|
|Date Added:||Tuesday, May 10, 2016|
|Message:||My husband Alan and myself had a wonderful night fantastic thankyou.|
|Name:||Rosemary and Chris Johnson|
|Date Added:||Sunday, May 8, 2016|
|Message:||Thank you so much for a wonderful concert in aid of St Barnabas Hospice, We really enjoyed the music, A brilliant night!
With every good wish, R
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