Towards the end of the summer the University of Plymouth Choral Society appointed a new Musical Director to take over from Simon Ible, who had just retired after some seventeen years at the helm.
This was the regular end-of-academic-year concert by the University of Plymouth Choral Society, but it also marked the end of an era.
University of Plymouth Choral Society concerts always tend to have something special about them, and none more than the Christmas event. However, this year’s event just seemed to have some extra charisma.
Most of us can remember our school concerts, whether we took part, or were just there to listen.
When the University of Plymouth Choral Society presents its annual Christmas Concert, you can always expect a varied programme of shorter, and often less-familiar works, excellent young soloists, and, most important, a tangible feeling of genuine enjoyment from the choir.