The beauty and bustle of the holiday season seems to start earlier and earlier each year, but some traditions remain true: Christmas begins with the Marionettes. Last year's fund-raising concert series offered A Prayer for Peace. This year, the Marionettes will Celebrate Hope alongside sister organisation bpTT Renegades Steel Orchestra.
The show also marks a milestone for the relationship between bpTT and the Marionettes, as they commemorate 40 years of partnership. "BPTT began its partnership with Marionettes in 1972, and our commitment has endured because we share the belief that arts and culture can be used as a powerful agent for self-development," explained bpTT president Norm Christie.
The two organisations will offer their special free matinée for senior citizens and children's homes. The talents of Jacqueline Johnson, Hermina Charles, Diahann White, alongside young soloists Dominique Akal, Sharissa Camejo, Chereeme O'Shaughnessy and Annalise Emmanuel will be on show.
The show runs from December 6-9 with shows at 7.30 pm Thursday through Saturday, and 5 pm on Sunday. The chorale's two holiday CDs-A Christmas Album, which features earlier collaborations with the Renegades, and Sing Noel will also be on sale during the concert, and the full albums and individual tracks are available online at iTunes, CDBaby.com and TrinidadTunes.com.
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For the latest information, visit the Marionettes' web site at http://www.marionetteschorale.com, and their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/marionetteschorale.