Stars align at Viva Acappella's Christmas Show

04 December 2012

 

Viva Acappella were a storming success in their latest show, ‘Follow The Stars’.

The “sparkling Christmas spectacular” held in Orpington featured 2 sets from the award winning chorus. The night was kicked off by MC Dave Bayliss before Viva Acappella took the stage. They wowed the crowd with their glam dresses and popular songs from the likes of Bruno Mars and Queen.

 

In their second set they entertained with some classic Christmas songs such as ‘Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree’, ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ and ‘Silent Night’. The song that was an instant hit with the audience was their rendition of ‘Carol of The Bells’. The famous song has been featured in films and even recently on the Christmas advert for ITV.

 

Other featured performers on the night were male barbershop chorus The Kentones, medal winning quartets The Late Show and iQ, Soprano Lindsay Thompson, and young singer/songwriter Hannah Bruce.

 

David Southgate, Chairman of The Kentones was enthralled by the audience’s enthusiasm and said “We certainly enjoyed sharing some of Viva’s limelight. Thank you, Viva, for the privilege”.

The chorus have been blown away by the support and comments they have received since the show and are looking forward to the next big event, their Summer Ball in 2013.


Notes to Editor:

Viva Acappella is an exciting, vibrant female group of harmony singers based in Bexley, Kent.  The forty members come from all over the South East including Kent, Suffolk, Essex and Surrey.  Formed in 2009 the chorus compete both nationally and internationally, having recently won gold at the national barbershop competition (Sweet Adelines International, Region 31) in Birmingham in May 2012 they will be competing in the International competition in Hawaii in November 2013, representing the UK & the Netherlands against the rest of the world.  In 2011 Viva Acappella won the annual Top Choir of Kent competition organised by the Rotary Club of Canterbury and supported by BBC Radio Kent.  Viva’s repertoire includes pop, rock, show tunes and ballads.  The chorus is currently fundraising to enable the group to make the trip to compete in Hawaii and are available to sing at any occasion, corporate events, charity fundraisers, shows, weddings, festivals, launches, birthdays and anniversary parties.

 

More Information: www.vivaacappella.co.uk

Contact: Michelle Daniels, press@vivaacappella.co.uk

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