Another delightful Boar’s Head weekend was held at Grace Episcopal Church; with Dennis Northway conducting, the Madrigal Choir performed and sang as the Schola Choir served a delicious dinner.
This annual dinner and performance has a medieval theme and each year a different lord and lady serve as hosts. This year’s lord and lady welcomed us:
The Herald announced each step in the evening to us, including the presentation of the Boar’s Head by two Schola Choristers:
The cast of characters included the Mayor and His Wife and as always, Jesters, who read the Rules of Behavior to the guests.
Much deserved applause for the extremely talented chef!
Always one to nurture young talent, the evening featured many high school choristers took their turn conducting. A surprise bonus was the premiere performance of the song, “This is Our Homeland,” by high school senior Grace Coberly.
Conductor Northway introduced the song, saying that it should be a new standard.
Everyone within sight at my table teared up during this touching song.
And finally, the evening drew to a close.