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Entente Chorale 2015

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Brue Boys hosted Les Voix du Marais Choir based in Maillezais, in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire 16th-19th July 2015

The website has five separate pages featuring photo reports of this hugely successful event
Entente Chorale Home Page ~ Arrival and Tea ~ Trips and Cross Keys Event ~ This Page ~ Departure

Saturday 18th July

7pm Sell-Out Joint Concert in Keinton Mandeville Village Hall : Featuring the Brue Boys and Les Voix du Marais Choirs

3 course dinner featuring a hog roast with all the trimmings provided by Ashley Maunder of Home Farm, Kingweston, followed by Lovington's Ice Cream and rounding off with a selection of three Somerset cheeses with biscuits.

Above: MC Paul Oddie introduces the evening
Right: The Brue Boys preparing to start the concert. Accompanist Hilde Senior is far right and Conductor Jennifer Westcott is about to take up the baton.
The Brue Boys performed two sets of songs in each half
Perhaps the musical highlight of the weekend
was Les Voix du Marais Choir's Conductor Lucile Desrats
singing the violin and (at the same time) singing beautiful
French songs at both the Friday night cabaret,
and, as pictured here, at the Keinton concert.
Les Voix du Marais Choir performed two sets of songs either side of the interval.
The choir was augmented by three Brue Boy tenors:
Robert Peto, Ashley Christopher and Trevor Ryder as few tenors were able to travel.
André Huguet organised the exchange on the French side
and announced the choir's music

Les Voix du Marais Choir sang a lovely selection
of French songs without accompaniment (a cappella),
perfect as a partnership with the Brue Boys.

We look forward to travelling to France to take
up the invitation of a French Entente Chorale
possibly in 2017.

Supper was served to tables by a team of Brue Boys and their wives from Keinton Mandeville led by Paul Oddie
La Brue Belles
As a finale both choirs joined together in singing the round 'Le Orchestra'
Entente Chorale!
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