We Music: Celebrating the Legacy of Desmond Waithe

Celebrating a national treasure Just in time for annual Independence celebrations, with its heightened focus on our national heroes, a

25 August, 2023
Celebrating 60: save the dates (14–16 July, 2023)

We begin Celebrating 60 this July! Join us as we kick off our 60th anniversary, diamond jubilee season with three

23 June, 2023
The curtain call for "I Dream a World" (December 2017, Queen's Hall). Photo: Butch & Allan Limchoy
Christmas with the Marionettes 2022: Hallelujah!

After a three-year hiatus, Christmas begins again with the Marionettes, as our adult and youth choirs return to Queen’s Hall this

6 November, 2022
The Marionettes rehearsing in Llangolen, Wales, 1981
Desmond Waithe…always and forever

Desmond Waithe. How do we capture 43 years of friendship, music, laughter, and so much love? How do we honour

20 April, 2022
Marionettes Chorale Old Time Days
Old Time Days (arr Desmond Waithe) — our latest virtual choir performance

Freshly uploaded to our Facebook Page and to our YouTube channel: our second virtual choir production, a performance of the

19 March, 2022
Premiering this week: At the Heart of Christmas! 🎄

We’ve missed you this year! And we hope you’ve managed to make it through with you and yours as safe

21 December, 2021
Remembering Astra Da Costa

Astra Da Costa was a magnificent figure in Trinidad & Tobago’s cultural, corporate and philanthropic landscape, who passed away 12

17 October, 2021
Marionettes co-founder Jocelyn Pierre conducts the choir and Pan Am North Stars at Queen's Hall in 1968. It was the first ever concert with choir and steelband.
Marionettes & Pan Am North Stars: the original “voices & steel”

In 1966 (and again in 1968), the Marionettes Chorale and Pan Am North Stars steel orchestra performed an arrangement of

23 August, 2020
Watch Tributes (2008) — to Bernstein; Broadway (Ragtime & Hairspray); and Calypso (Rudder, Andall & Tanker)

In July 2008, the Marionettes adult choir and Youth Chorale kicked off their 45th anniversary season with Tributes — a

13 August, 2020
Pan Am North Stars and Marionettes in Some Enchanted Evening 1968
“Pans and Choir in Some Enchanted Evening” (Trinidad Guardian, 1968)

By Ewart Rouse Trinidad Guardian, July 1968 Photo by Kenny Rudd   Trinidad culture has just scored one of its

12 August, 2020
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