Something for everyone: the Trinity Proms 2018

Posted on June 29th, by Geri Perry in Culture. No Comments

Come and support two great causes at this marvellous musical event

The Trinity Parents’ Association is holding its annual Proms event on Saturday 7th July 2018 at the school grounds in Shirley. This exciting and broad-based outdoor music event has been growing in popularity since its inception in 2010.

This year’s Proms offers top-quality performances from the students, which include Steinway Scholar and Trinity Musician of … Read More »

Peace Festival 2018: writing Croydon’s ‘Anthem for Peace’

Posted on June 22nd, by Myra Rademacher in Culture. No Comments

How the lyrics for the ‘Anthem for Peace’ came to life via poet Shaniqua Benjamin

“Music is like medicine, medicine for the soul.” Shaniqua Benjamin’s words about the power of music perfectly encapsulate the emotion in the new song for Croydon, the ‘Anthem for Peace’. The young poet from Thornton Heath and founder of Young People Insight wrote the lyrics for the anthem in several drafts, via brainstorming … Read More »

Event review: Croydon Bach Choir sings Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, Saturday 19th March

Posted on March 29th, by Paul Dennis in Culture. 1 Comment

There’s a lot that can go wrong in this one. Paul Dennis admires the pluck of Croydon Bach Choir

You can never accuse the Croydon Bach Choir of lack of ambition. In Tim Horton it has a musical director unflinching in his desire to stretch the choir by tackling technically difficult pieces, and they don’t come much more technically difficult than Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis. More than four … Read More »