Wednesday 16th December was the date set for our Festival of Carols in 2009 which took place at St. Thomas' Roman Catholic Church. The concert raised the grand total of £3,113 for the Grace Trust in it's mission to provide practical and personal help to some of the most vulnerable and needy people, principally in Jersey but also overseas.

The programme was performed by the following people;

Jersey Festival Choir; Conductor Elizabeth Farnon

Holmchase Choir; Conductor Angela Vautier

St. Cecilia Orchestra; Conductor Jonathan Pollard

A Cappella Brass

Malcolm Whittell- organist and accompanist

Jean-Jacques Morin- treble solo

Susan De Gruchy- guitar

Lara Agnes Szabo- harp

Christmas 2009

Incidental Music -Orchestra and A Cappella Brass

Fanfare – Acappella Brass

Festival Choir (men)

            This is the truth sent from above v.1

Once in Royal David’s City

    Verse 1 – solo ,  Verse 2 – Holmchase Singers, Verse 3 –Festival Choir Verse 4 – ALL

Festival Choir

King Jesus hath a garden arr. Charles Wood with organ

In Excelsis- J. Willcocks with piano

God rest you merry gentlemen

Carol of the Bells with piano

Infant Holy

We three kings

Holmchase Singers with harp

There is no rose (Britten)

This Little Babe (Britten)

Mary's Lullaby (Rutter)

Organ piece  Malcolm Whittell

Silent Night

Festival Choir

Christmas Night -John Rutter

Unto us is born a son

Holmchase Singers and Festival Choir

Minuit, Chrétiens – Adolphe Adam

                with Orchestra and Sue de Gruchy - guitar

O Come all ye Faithful