Don't miss a story sign up to Midweek Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Students sing for their Italian supper

10:06 17 January 2014

Colyton choristers  enjoy some much needed refreshments at  Ask Italian Restaurant, Truro

Colyton choristers enjoy some much needed refreshments at Ask Italian Restaurant, Truro

Archant

Colyton Grammar School Chamber Choir give a ‘confident and controlled’ performance at Truro Cathedral

Colyton Grammar School’s Chamber Choir travelled to Cornwall recently to sing the service of Evensong in Truro Cathedral.

The 41 Sixth Form students performed psalms, responses, a setting of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis by George Dyson and an anthem by the Italian composer Lassus, in which the choir sang in eight parts as two Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass groups.

Director of Music, David House, said: “I was delighted to take the choir to my home city of Truro, and give everyone the chance to sing in the wonderful acoustics of the cathedral.”

“The singing throughout Evensong was confident, controlled and very musical.”

As with all Chamber Choir events, the trip was rounded off with an excellent meal - this time at an Italian restaurant - before the journey back to Devon.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Huge waves pound the seafront at Sidmouth, Devon. Picture: Ian Williams.

Photographer Ian Williams was on hand to take these dramatic photographs.

Read more
11:54
Axe Valley College head Martin Smith

Management partnership announced with Holyrood School in Chard

Read more
St Paul's Church, Honiton.

Honiton Tourist Information Centre Ltd ceased trading at the close of business on Saturday (February 6) - explaining why the centre, in Lace Walk car park, has not been open since Monday morning.

Read more
14:51
Alan Cotton  and local artist. Janet Owen, with her acrylic painting of daffodils

Seaton Art Society members urged to adopt a ‘fortune favours the bold’ approach

Read more

The incident happened shortly before 6.08pm last night (Monday) on the A30 Monkton to Cloverleaf.

Read more
08:50
This really is rocket science

Colyton Grammar School students set to cultivate seeds from space

Read more
Yesterday, 15:15
A rare  Baird’s Sandpiper landing  at Seaton Wetlands. Picture: SUE SMITH

Action-packed programme of outdoor activities

Read more
Yesterday, 14:52
Lyme's shingle beach is to be replenished. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Members of the public encouraged to stay off the beach during sand moving operations

Read more
Yesterday, 14:35
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service badge

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service has served up some safety tips for East Devon residents ahead of Pancake Day tomorrow (Tuesday).

Read more
Yesterday, 14:15

Driver, 27, sustains life-threatening injuries after his car collides with a tree outside Bridport

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 5°C

min temp: 3°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications