Review: Isle of Wight Cantata Choir perform The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins

armed man concert - allan marsh 1

It’s a challenge for any choir to sustain the emotional range and intensity demanded by this work by Karl Jenkins, however, Cantata Choir rose to the challenge well, with barely a hesitation, accompanied by the excellent Symphony Orchestra.

Saturday, 15th December, 2018 11:50am

By Toby Wallis

Stalwart Isle of Wight volunteer invited to 70th Birthday bash for Prince of Wales

Barry Rist samaritans

A stalwart Samaritans volunteer will be heading to the prestigious party at the Palace after being nominated for his commitment and dedication to volunteering by the Isle of Wight branch.

Monday, 14th May, 2018 11:06am

By Toby Wallis

Postponed: Orpheus Singers perform with soprano soloist, Susanna MacRae

Susanna MacRae

As a special treat for Isle of Wight audiences Susanna has agreed to perform a special preview of songs she'll be performing in the prestigious John Kerr Award for English Song competition.

Wednesday, 21st February, 2018 7:18am

By Toby Wallis

Winter Gardens teams up with Isle of Wight Samaritans

samaritans and winter gardens

The Ventnor Winter Gardens has teamed up with the Isle of Wight Samaritans to work together and provide help for people in distress or despair in the Isle of Wight.

Friday, 20th October, 2017 12:07pm

By Toby Wallis

All set for Isle of Wight Samaritans’ annual sponsored Solent Swim

samaritans solent swim

On Sunday 1st October around 50 intrepid swimmers will be braving the waters of the Solent to take part in the Isle of Wight Samaritans’ annual sponsored Solent Swim.

Monday, 25th September, 2017 12:13pm

By Toby Wallis

Season finale for choirs on the Isle of Wight

City Chorus and Orpheus Singers

St. Catherine’s Church was packed to capacity when Orpheus Singers joined with City Chorus from London for their grand finale for the season concert.

Monday, 18th July, 2016 3:40pm

By Toby Wallis