Saffron Walden's Choral Society since 1883
Patron: John Rutter | Music Director: Janet Wheeler

Spirit of Christmas 2020 is live!

Category: SWCS

Welcome to the Spirit of Christmas 2020!

Our Spirit of Christmas concert is a highlight of the Christmas season in Saffron Walden with regularly 10 or more schools, and literally hundreds of performers young and old, taking part in a series of two concerts at St Mary's. This year is different and we have had to move the concert online. We have had wonderful videos contributed from our Saffron Walden schools and surrounding villages, plus videos created by the Choral Society, that bring the same celebration of Christmas music and local music making to your screen, via YouTube.

We have many people to thank for making this online Spirit of Christmas possible. We would particularly like to thank all the staff and pupils of our contributing schools who have created some wonderful music videos for you to enjoy. We also have had generous contributions of photos and images from the Saffron Walden Camera Club, and Roger King of Saffron Photos. Finally, we would like to recognise the many talented individuals who have made these videos possible; singers, musicians and not least, our own accompanimist, Richard Carr and our Music Director Janet Wheeler.

We hope you enjoy the four episodes that are being released from today, Monday 14 December, through to Thursday 17 December. If you entered our ever popular Carol Competition, then stay tuned. We will be sharing results and singing the winning carols in subsequent episodes.

You can enjoy episode one by clicking here.

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