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March 3rd, 2014 - Huddersfield Girls Choir Tour to Liverpool
Huddersfield Girls Choir Tour to Liverpool

Huddersfield Girls Choir Tour to Liverpool



The Huddersfield Girls Choir are back in Yorkshire after a fabulous tour to Liverpool. They stayed for three days during which they sang at St Michael's Church, Widnes and Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral as well as enjoying a very busy sight-seeing day.

The tour started with a concert at St Michael's Church, Ditton. They sang a wide range of sacred and secular music with highlights including excerpts from Delibes Missa Brevis and Richard Shepherd's Song of Mary. They finished the concert with a wonderful rendition of 'With a little help from my friends' by The Beatles. Fr. Joe Bibby thanked the choir warmly for their singing and Daniel Justin for his organ playing.

The next day the girls took a break from singing and walked to Albert Dock to visit the Beatles Story followed by an ice cream overlooking the docks. In the afternoon they headed back to the hotel and settled down to watch a DVD while a small group chose to visit the Anglican Cathedral a few streets away. The final day of the tour was spent at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. After taking in the spectacular views both in and outside the Cathedral the girls sang Mass, enjoying the wonderful acoustic of the building. After lunch in the Cathedral cafe the tour finished with sung Evening Prayer concluding with Mervyn Cousins Ave Maria in the presence of the composer. He was thrilled to hear his piece sung by the Girls Choir and stopped for a photograph with them afterwards! What a fantastic end to the tour which has been an enriching experience for all involved.



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