Standard Chartered partners with Soul Sounds to bring ‘Moods of Christmas’ this December

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –Standard Chartered Sri Lanka has partnered with the Soul Sounds Academy for a second consecutive year to add more glamour to this festive season with an evening of traditional Christmas Carols, in collaboration with the Cinnamon Grand Colombo. The 17th edition of ‘Moods of Christmas’ – presented by the renowned all-female choral ensembledirected by veteran vocal coach Soundarie David Rodrigo – will take place on the 21st of December from 7.00pm onwards at the Atrium at Cinnamon Grand Colombo.

Aroshana Fernando, Head of Consumer, Private & Business Banking for Standard Chartered Sri Lanka, commenting on the partnership said, “We are honoured to be partnering with Soul Sounds for the second consecutive year to present ‘Moods of Christmas’ with the aim of spreading the joy and glamour during this Christmas season. As we mark the end of yet another challenging year, it is important to keep the spirits high while adhering to health guidelines currently in place. Standard Chartered will always remain committed to having the best interests of our clients at heart and this partnership is part of our efforts to provide the best Christmas experience, not just for our Priority clientele but alsofor theother participants. We hope this festive season brings many blessings to you and your families and wish the New Year brings new hope and beginnings.”

Soul Sounds is ranked with some of the most renowned choirs in the world. Over the years, they have enthralled many an audience in Sri Lanka and abroad with their ability to reach out to the soul with their passionate music. This all-female ensemble was the first choir in the country to venture into the world of international choral music, and have remainedmusical ambassadors of Sri Lanka.

Music Directress of Soul Sounds, Soundarie David Rodrigo said, “Over the past years ‘Moods of Christmas’ has added glamour and elegance to the season of joy despite various challenges. We are happy to have partnered with Standard Chartered Sri Lanka for another year to present the much-anticipated Christmas concert of the season. We hope the evening will be filled with graceful musical notes and serenity and wish that the unique arrangements of the voices of Soul Sounds will not only add Christmas cheer but alsobring in a sense of hope for the upcoming New Year.”

Upholding the Bank’s values and its brand promise ‘here for good’, Standard Chartered Sri Lanka continues to venture into initiatives that contribute towards the betterment of the lifestyles of its prestigious clientele and communities. ‘Moods of Christmas’, together with the Soul Sounds Academy and Cinnamon Grand Colombo is part of the Bank’s efforts to provide the best Christmas experience at the end of yet another year filled with adversities.


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