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Friday 15 December 2017
The Arts

TTYP Christmas concert at Napa

TT Youth Philharmonic

The TT Youth Philharmonic (TTYP) under the guidance of music director Kenneth Listhrop will return to the National Academy of the Performing Arts (Napa) to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with a concert titled Christmas: Wonder of His Glorious Majesty.

Also on the cast are the children’s choir Voices of The University School (VOUS) and TTYP’s resident chorale, the Euangelion Singers and band.

The concert on December 9 and 10, at 7.30 pm 5.30 pm respectively will feature Christmas classics by the London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Andrea Bocelli, and contemporary gospel, as well as a bit of symphonic parang. This repertoire is arranged and transcribed by Listhrop.

TTYP holds year-round school and community programmes at venues which include St George’s College, Barataria; Bishop Anstey High School East/Trinity College East, Trincity; the University School, St Augustine; St Theresa’s Girls’ RC Primary School, Woodbrook and the Arima West Government Primary School.

The TTYP is inviting music teachers and their students, all primary and secondary schools, churches and the public to support the young people as they build their own orchestral tradition, said a media release.

DVDs of past performances including Timeless Classics – Love Unlimited, Tribute to Barry White (1944-2003) and Hearts Afire –Tribute to Maurice White (1941-2016) will be on sale.

Advance tickets cost $150 but $200 on the day of concert. Tickets are available at the University School, St Augustine between 3 - 9 pm and NAPA’s box office between 11 am - 6 pm. Online tickets available at: www.suntixx.com or call 288-TIXX.

Part of the concert’s proceeds goes to TTYP’s property fund. For more info: TTYP WhatsApp: 736-1763, e-mail: boxoffice@sacottyp.org or info@sacottyp.org

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