The Cape Breton Chorale once again presented its traditionalChristmas concert on Sunday, December 4, 2011, at St. Andrew's United Church, Bentinck Street, Sydney, NS.Entitled "Sounds of Christmas", the music was an eclectic choral introduction to the holiday seasonchosen to engage the audience in a broad emotional spectrum. The program was designed to evoke not only inspiration and meditation but also fond remembrances of Christmases past and joyful celebration of continuing blessings of family and friends. Several opportunities for audience singalong participation were included.
The program was produced by Sister Rita Clare.The Chorale was under the direction of Rosemary McGhee with Paula Jane Francis providing organ and piano accompaniment .
For this presentation, the Chorale was joined by the Seton Elementary School Choir directed and accompanied, respectively, by Chorale members Paula Jane Francis and Mary Jane Ross. The program also included selections by the woodwind trio All Sorts Consort.