Marionettes Chorale awed the patrons at Queens Hall
last Thursday night as they presented their Christmas concert
Jodhan performs a Chinese ribbon dance while the Marionettes
sing Stars on Ice.
Sacred Heart Girls Choir won thunderous applause for
their spirited renditions.
The Marionettes Chorale and The Youth Chorale ushered in a
little bit of Christmas spirit with their Sing Noel concert,
December 7, at the Queens Hall, St Anns.
The show boasted a packed auditorium of well- known faces
all eager to support the organisation as they launched a major
The Marionettes have partnered with their sponsor bpTT to
assist the T&T Cancer Society with raising $3 million
over the next three years.
The Thursday night opening of the Christmas extravaganza featured
a gala reception prior to the concert where representatives
from the T&T Cancer Society distributed pink ribbons for
Cancer awareness. There was also a wine-catered intermission.
Additionally to boost the fund-raising efforts there were
two door prizes of round trip tickets to Suriname and Miami
The proceeds of the event will go towards bpTTs commitment
to assisting the society with building a library, a Web site
and an information centre.
The Marionettes, conducted by Gretta Taylor, received rave
applause after each performance. They performed great works
of classical composers in addition to more contemporary Christmas
songs like Give Love on Christmas day executed by Music festival
prize winner Virgil Critchlow.
The Marionettes soloists carried out renditions of well-known
pieces with such precision audience members pounded out applause
and heaped acclaim on the musicians.
There were stand-out performances by Feryal Qudourah, Vanessa
Bushe and Lori Montgomery Boesa professional US singer
visiting the country.
The award winning Sacred Heart Girls Choir also appeared
as guests. The seasoned young performers won the hearts of
the audience with their spirited renditions of Heaven Sent
and a parang, La Historia Trinitaria.
Chorale member Stefan Williams expands his repertoire by partnering
with Megan Navarro during the Marionettes rendition of This
Christmastide at last Thursdays Queens Hall performance.