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Gala Concert success for TVMVC
More than 300 people packed into St. Eustachious Church, Tavistock for the Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir’s annual Gala Concert on 23rd June. Compèred by BBC Spotlight’s Justin Leigh who is also the Choir’s President, the concert featured a range of much loved favourites performed by the choir, along with new pieces.
Special guests were 2Ts and a Cothi – the remarkable Welsh singers
Aled Wyn Davies, Rhys Meirion and Shan Cothi. With the help of their talented accompanist Caradog Williams, the singers dazzled the audience with a wide range of pieces from traditional Welsh hymns, to opera. It was the third time that Aled has been a guest at the Gala and the second visit from Rhys.
TVMVC’s Director of Music, Rosemary Cole, received a standing ovation at the start
of the concert in recognition of her receiving a British Empire Medal in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Rosemary was awarded the BEM for services to the performing arts in the
The concert also helped to raise a good sum for the evening’s chosen charity Children’s Happy Hospital, which supports children and young people who are patients in Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital.
Following the pleasurable but hard work of putting on
this brilliant Gala Concert the choir has been enjoying a short summer break but will soon be returning to get
ready for its next set of concerts. You can find out more
on our Concert Schedule page.