Dr. Noël Tredinnick conducting All Souls Orchestra at the Albert Hall, London.
Praise Him in the Alps – St. Peter’s Château d’Oex
Sunday, 24 February at 17h30
Welcome to an uplifting music service in the “Songs of Praise” style, celebrating the Christian hope through the theme “Faith not fear” with special guests: Noel Tredinnck (piano) and Mary Hall (cello), all backed by Chloe Hall (vocals) and Rob Gore (keyboard and choir).
DR NOEL TREDINNICK, DMus GGSM(Hons) FRSCM PGCE
Dr Noël Tredinnick is a British composer, organist, orchestrator and conductor. He is notable for his many contributions to several hymnals, his regular appearances on the BBC’s Songs of Praise, and as the founder and conductor of the All Souls Orchestra which performs annually at the Royal Albert Hall and throughout the UK under the banner of “Prom Praise” and “Prom Praise for Schools” (PP4S). He is currently Director of Music at All Souls, Langham Place, and a Professor of conducting, orchestration and academic studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Tredinnick’s arranging style combines traditional hymns and Christian songs with harmonies from jazz and modernist music, making frequent use of chromaticism and dissonance. His trademark sound is euphoric, uplifting and spontaneous, with an inclusive feel. He is generally regarded as one of the UK’s foremost church musicians.
MARY HALL, PCRAM, LRAM, PGCE
Mary hall is soloist and principal cellist with the All Souls Orchestra, and her recent performance include on Songs of Praise in the presence of HM The Queen (December 2017), at the Wembley Conference Centre and Royal Albert Hall (April 2018).
Mary has worked with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, D’oyly Carte Opera Company and Moscow City Ballet and played all over the world, from Turkey to Russia, Israel and Switzerland (!)
Mary’s professional recordings and tours include Cliff Richard. Keith Getty and Stuart Townend.
REV’D DAVID HALL
After a business degree and David spent seven years in public relations consultancy, advising a wide range of clients on issues as diverse as the terrorist bombing of the City of London and the re-opening of Windsor Castle after the fire in 1992.
David then trained for the ordained ministry of the Church of England and completed a theology degree at Oakhill College, North London. After a curacy near Liverpool, David ministered at All Saints Church, Danehill, East Sussex, before moving, in 2012, to his current position as Vicar of Christ Church Chorleywood, North London, where he also serves as Rural Dean of Rickmansworth.
Chloe is currently a drama scholar at Pipers Corner School, High Wycombe. She starred as the lead role in the school’s production of Sister Act last term. She has acted under contract for language videos for Oxford University Press, and performed on stage at the Albert Hall in the musical production “Prom Praise for Schools”