Truro women present Songs for a Winter’s Night
It was a cassette in a car her parents bought that inspired Emma Smit-geraghty to include a certain song in an upcoming evening of music.
“It was e Roger Whittaker Christmas Album, and we got to know all the songs,” she said. “Momma Mary became a family favourite.”
e song is among pieces that will make up Songs for a Winter’s Night, at First United Church on Dec. 21 at 7 p.m.
“It will include traditional and contemporary songs,” said Smit-geraghty. “ ere are things people will know, as well as some new ones.
The show features Emma Smit-geraghty, Sarah Glinz and Beth Terry, and will also include a choir of music students and a ve-piece band. People who had enjoyed the women’s harmonies in their September show, Someone Like Her: e Story of Women rough Song, encouraged them to do something around the holiday season.
Songs for a Winter’s Night celebrates Christmas and the Winter Solstice.
“It’s for all ages and is a great way to get into the Christmas spirit,” said Terry. “First United is a very romantic place for a Christmas show, and a portion of the ticket money will go to the church’s restoration fund.”
Tickets are $12, and are available at Macquarries’ Esplanade location, and at the First United Church o ce.
An evening of holiday music will take place at First United Church on Dec. 21. Songs for a Winter’s Night features, from left, Emma Smit-geraghty, Beth Terry and Sarah Glinz.