Wow! What a night.
THANK YOU so much to everyone who came to see and hear Coro 94 on Sunday 27th March at St John’s ARC in Old Harlow!!!We had the most fantastic concert, and were blown away by your incredible response.
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‘Messiah In A New Light‘ was our first real-world performance for over 2 years, and we couldn’t have asked for a better way to return to the live stage. The whole night was magical, and we are still buzzing from it now! If you were there, we would love to hear from you with your favourite moments from the evening.
Maybe you’re still hearing one of Handel’s spine-tingling arias in your mind, or you were particularly moved by the the beautiful playing of our solo saxophonist Alžbeta Greenwood-Byrne and pianist John Byron?
Or perhaps your ear-worm since then has been the brilliantly bombastic ‘The Trumpets Shall Sound’?! (That was one of our personal highlights, when the men unleashed a mighty surge of volume and power which almost knocked us off our feet!) 🎺🎺🎺
We also know that many of you were deeply moved by our performance of ‘A Prayer for Ukraine‘, the piece which we opened the show with. It was very special for us to sing too, as the words have never felt more poignant than they do at this moment in time.
We were overwhelmed by your amazing support all evening, and that included our collection for Ukraine at the end. Between us all we managed to raise well over £300, which is amazing!
We’ll be posting again soon to let you know the final amount and exactly where this money is going – watch this space!
Huge thanks to everyone who helped to make this such a special event. That includes all of the choir and musicians; our family and friends; the ARC venue staff; and of course our team of fabulous helpers who did so much on the night. (Kate & family, you are total stars!)
📸 Special thanks also to Ashley Pickering, the photographer who took these fantastic shots of the concert!
We will be adding lots of his brilliant photos to our photo page, and we are extremely grateful to him for coming along and capturing these fab images. They’ll help us to remember and treasure this very special night in our choir’s history.
SAVE THE DATES!!!
Moving forwards, we’re delighted to say that we will be performing 2 concerts in Hertfordshire / Essex in the Summer season, followed by a short UK Tour to Norfolk! More details will be announced very soon, but here are some initial dates to save in your diary:
• Sunday 12th June
• Sunday 24th July
NORFOLK TOUR concerts:
• Friday 29th July
• Sat 30th July
• Sun 31st July