BYDGOSZCZ CHORAL FESTIVAL
8th to 12th May
Alwyn Humphreys (Musical Director) ~ Huw Rees (Deputy Musical Director) ~ Joy Amman Davies (Accompanist)
Party No 1 ~ Overland by coach (Staying at Novotel, Hanover en route)
Party No 2 ~ By air ~ Heathrow to Warsaw. Train ~ Warsaw to Bydgoszcz
7th May ~ Both parties arrived. Accommodated at the Music Academy
9th May ~ Concert at Swieci
10th May ~ Visited Gdansk
11th May ~ Main Concert of the Festival
12th May ~ Final Concert of the Festival
13th May ~ Both parties left for home
Three Polish youngsters acted as our guides and interpreters during our vist to Poland. Choir members were so impressed with them that the Orpheus paid for them to visit Swansea and Morriston. Choristers looked after them whilst they were here.
Photo 1 at the South Wales Evening Post and photo 2 at Swansea Guildhall with Lord Mayor Des Thomas. Also present Clive Williams, publicity officer.