CHENNAI: A mammoth stage with a 10,000 watt sound system has already been set up on the open ground at the Madras Christian College Higher Secondary School Grounds, Chetpet, for the annual concert on December 8 and 9. The Madras Christian College Alumni has been organising the Christmas annual concert for the past 16 years. This year, as always, the concert will see a variety of music styles and genres, presented by some of the city’s best voices.
“Chennai has been known as a hub for connoisseurs of music, and in keeping with the meaning of Christmas, we wish to gift the city with Christmas music, by featuring some of the city’s best choirs and groups. We take pride in hosting the city’s largest open air Carol Concert every year that is sure to fill every member in the audience with happiness, warmth and smile,” said K M Mammen, president, MCC Alumni Association. The audience usually includes singers, music lovers, choir conductors, choristers and critics among others.
The choirs that will be performing on December 8 include Madras Christian College Choir, MCC Higher Secondary School Choir, Galilee School of Music, Voyz Male, St Thomas Orthodox Cathedral Choir, Celestial Voices, WCC Alumni Centenary Choir and the Mellow Circle choir. On December 9, Crotchets & Quavers, Women’s Christian College, Madras Musical Association, MCC Alumni Choir, North Eastern Christian Fellowship Choir, Harmonics, St. Andrew’s Kirk Choir and the Canticles will give their performances.