Holloway helps launch Christmas album

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FORMER bishop of Edinburgh Richard Holloway is to take part in the launch of a Christmas album by an amateur choir.

The release party for Bright Star by Cadenza aims to raise funds for HIV and Hepatitis C charity Waverley Care.

Mr Holloway said: “As a long-term supporter of 
Waverley Care, I am delighted to be participating in this event to launch Bright Star and welcome the opportunity to read some inspirational poems to complement this 
fascinating collection.”

A number of the composers will be in attendance, including Ken Johnston, John Hearne and Ben Parry, 
co-founder of The Dunedin Consort, whose carol gives its name to the title of the CD.

Renowned Christmas music composer John Rutter said: “Cadenza have truly captured a new Christmas spirit.”

The launch takes place at St Peter’s Church, Lutton Place, on Friday, November 16 at 7pm.