1. The Chimes of Love

1. The Chimes of Love

The PSPA Singers returned, this time to bring the message of hope, love, joy and peace, through a Christmas performance.

 2. L-R: tenor Khoo Wu Ji, mezzo-soprano Marianne Poh, soprano Sirikhwan Buathong & tenor Salith Dechsangworn backed by the PSPA Singers

2. L-R: tenor Khoo Wu Ji, mezzo-soprano Marianne Poh, soprano Sirikhwan Buathong & tenor Salith Dechsangworn backed by the PSPA Singers

3. Marianne Poh

3. Marianne Poh

Titled “The Chimes of Love”, the musical presentation was headlined by Ipoh-born mezzo-soprano Marianne Poh and tenor Khoo Wu Ji. Sharing the stage were Sirikhwan Buathong (soprano) and Salith Dechsangworn (tenor), both from neighbouring Thailand.

4. Sirikhwan Buathong from Thailand

4. Sirikhwan Buathong from Thailand

5. Khoo Wu Ji (L) & Salith Dechsangworn (R)

5. Khoo Wu Ji (L) & Salith Dechsangworn (R)

Besides singing traditional Yuletide carols, other songs in the repertoire included newer Christmas-themed songs, not only in English but also Latin.

 6. on the accordion

6. on the accordion

7. second half

7. second half

This two-night concert also manifested a deeper objective, which was to create an awareness concerning the needs of urban poor and to seek the community’s assistance to help reach out to these people through various means.

8. the two kids can't find their parents in the crowd

8. the two kids can’t find their parents in the crowd

 9. ...there is always hope

9. …there is always hope

Therefore, the audience were encouraged to bring along items of basic necessity and clothing to be distributed to the needy, apart from making a cash donation.

10. Marianne Poh in her element

10. Marianne Poh in her element

 11. a token of appreciation for the Reverend (in red)

11. a token of appreciation for the Reverend (in red)

Additionally, the concert would not have been possible without the support of sponsors, in cash or kind.

12. standing ovation for the singers

12. standing ovation for the singers

Event: PSPA Singers: The Chines of Love
Venue: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Hall, Ipoh
Date: 15th & 16th Dec, 2016
Time: 8pm

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