With strong ties to both their Welsh roots and the exile community centred around London Welsh’s famous Old Deer Park, further high-profile appearances on national radio and television followed, including its defining moment, performing at the 2012 London Olympics Closing Ceremony in front of a worldwide audience of more than one billion.
RUGBY CLUB CHOIR
And the choir that John Dawes presided over goes from strength to strength too, with its 40-strong members kept firmly in line by musical director Michael Wyn Jones. Jones has been a member of the BBC Symphony Chorus and the 1998 Choir of the year Exmoor Singers, and is responsible for a development of the choir few could have predicted. The repertoire has been expanded, a new style of singing introduced and innovations developed wherever possible. The result is a choir singing with an infectious enthusiasm.