Easebourne parish church packed for Advent Concert

St Mary's Church at Easebourne was packed when the audience was treated to a concert of Advent music sung by the chapel choir of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

Thursday, 14th December 2017, 6:09 am

They were conducted by organ scholars Hugh Crook, son of St Mary’s curate David Crook and Marcus Norney. The choir of 22 young singers sang without accompaniment, a repertoire of music from the early Renaissance to works by living composers.

“With the wonderful wine and nibbles during the interval,” said member of the congregation Tina Litchfield, “and in a church glowing with candlelight, it was a perfect way to get the audience into the Christmas mood.” Money raised by the concert in the parish church will go towards helping the choir with expenses on a tour to Malta in 2018.

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