Calendar 2013

JANUARY

27th: Joanna and husband Alexander L’Estrange (AKA L’Estranges in the Night) launch their **brand

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange launching her debut solo album New Things to Say to a sell-out audience at Pizza Express Jazz Club

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange launching her debut solo album New Things to Say to a sell-out audience at Pizza Express Jazz Club, with John Turville (piano), Alexander L’Estrange (bass), Mike Bradley (drums), Simon Allen (Sax) and BVs from Meinir Thomas, Sarah Eyden, Jo Goldsmith-Eteson & Sara Brimer of The Swingles

new album** New things to say with guest musicians John Turville (piano), Simon Allen (sax), Mike Bradley (drums) and backing vocalists from grammy-award-winning a cappella group The Swingle Singers
12pm, Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street, London, UK PizzaExpressPoster

FEBRUARY

3rd: Joanna runs workshops with Welsh choirs Cywair and Bois Ceredigion
Newcastle Emlyn, South Wales, UK

MARCH

12th: Joanna sings with the Eric Whitacre Singers in a performance of music by Eric Whitacre, conducted by the composer, in preparation for their upcoming US tour
7.30pm, St Luke’s Church, Chelsea, London, UK

15th: Joanna is one of four soloists for the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
7.30pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

18th: Joanna sings with the Eric Whitacre Singers in a performance of music by Eric Whitacre, conducted by the composer
Washington, USA

19th: Joanna sings with the Eric Whitacre Singers in a performance of music by Eric Whitacre, conducted by the composer
Boston, USA

20th: Joanna sings with the Eric Whitacre Singers in a performance of music by Eric Whitacre, conducted by the composer
Philadelphia, USA

Eric Whitacre with members of the Eric Whitacre Singers including Grace Davidson, Kirsty Hopkins, Joanna Forbes L'Estrange and Laura Oldfield

Eric Whitacre with members of the Eric Whitacre Singers including sopranos Grace Davidson, Kirsty Hopkins, Joanna Forbes L’Estrange and Laura Oldfield

21st: Joanna sings with the Eric Whitacre Singers in two performances of music by Eric Whitacre, conducted by the composer
New York City, USA

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange with Eric Whitacre

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange
with Eric Whitacre
New York City, March 2013

25th: Joanna is one of four soloists for the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
7.30pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

28th: Joanna is one of four soloists for the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
7.30pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

APRIL

2nd: Joanna is one of four soloists for the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
7.30pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

4th: Joanna sings with Tenebrae in a concert of music by Will Todd, conducted by Nigel Short
7.30pm, Cadogan Hall

6th: Joanna is one of four soloists for the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
12.30pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

11th: Joanna is one of four soloists for the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
7.30pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

13th: Joanna is one of four soloists for the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
7.00pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

MAY

8th: Joanna and Antony Pitts are interviewed by Catherine Bott on BBC Radio 3, talking about the work of contemporary vocal ensemble Tonus Peregrinus
BBC Broadcasting House, London

8th: Joanna leads a a You Can Sing…But Can You Swing?! workshop with pupils at St Catherine’s School in Bramley, Surrey
St Catherine’s School, Bramley, UK

20th: Joanna leads a You Can Sing…But Can You Swing?! workshop with the Nonsuch Singers, conducted by Tom Bullard
King’s College Chapel, London, UK

JUNE

6th: Joanna is a soloist with London Voices and the Orchestre Nationale de Lille in a performance of Berio’s Sinfonia conducted by Matthias Bamert
7pm, Auditorium du Nouveau Siecle, Lille, France

Berio's Sinfonia with London Voices: L-R Tom Bullard, Wendy Nieper, Joanna Forbes L'Estrange, Ben Parry, Richard Eteson, Sarah Eyden, Nick Garrett & Jo Marshall

Berio’s Sinfonia with London Voices: L-R Tom Bullard, Wendy Nieper, Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, Ben Parry, Richard Eteson, Sarah Eyden, Nick Garrett & Jo Marshall

29th: Joanna is the soprano soloist for a performance of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue with the Bart’s Chamber Choir conducted by Ivor Setterfield
7.30pm, St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London, UK

JULY

8th: Joanna sings with Tenebrae and the London Symphony Orchestra as part of the City of London Festival
7.30pm, St Paul’s Cathedral, London, UK

17th: Joanna adjudicates an Eton Choral Course a cappella competition
7pm, Eton College, UK

AUGUST

1st: Joanna leads a You Can Sing…But Can You Swing?! workshop for the Ingenium Academy
2-3.30pm, Winchester College, UK

10th: Joanna is a soloist with Synergy Vocals and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Berio’s Sinfonia conducted by Ilan Volkov, as part of the Edinburgh International Fesitval
7.30pm, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Berio's Sinfonia with Synergy Vocals and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Edinburgh International Festival

Berio’s Sinfonia with Synergy Vocals (Amanda Morrison, Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, Heather Cairncross, Micaela Haslam) and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Edinburgh International Festival

25th: Joanna is a soloist with Synergy Vocals and the Lucerne Academy Orchestra in a performance of Steve Reich’s Desert Music conducted by David Robertson
7.30pm, Lucerne, Switzerland

Synergy Vocals team for Steve Reich's Desert Music

Synergy Vocals team for Steve Reich’s Desert Music
L-R Simon Grant, Claire Underwood, Mike Dore, Micaela Haslam, Heather Cairncross, Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, Rachel Weston, Andrew Busher, Amanda Morrison & Gerard O’Beirne

SEPTEMBER

2nd: Joanna sings with Tenebrae in a concert guest-starring mezzo-soprano Sarah Connelly
8pm, Mansion House, London, UK

10th: Joanna sings with Tenebrae in a concert entitled “Best of British”
7.30pm, Guildhall, London, UK

15th: Joanna is a soloist with The Swingle Singers and the Wroclaw Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Berio’s Sinfonia, conducted by Ed Spajnaard
7.30pm, National Forum for Music, Wroclaw, Poland

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange guests with The Swingle Singers for a performance of Berio's Sinfonia

Berio’s Sinfonia with The Swingle Singers
L-R: Jo Goldsmith-Eteson, CJ Neale, Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, Kevin Fox, Richard Eteson, Claire Wheeler, Sara Brimer & Edward Randell

20th: Joanna sings with London Voices for a performance for BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night
7.30pm, Mermaid Theatre, London, UK

22nd: Joanna runs a You Can Sing…But Can You Swing?! workshop for the Siren Sisters
Cirencester, UK

OCTOBER

11th: Joanna is a soloist with newly-formed 6-voice a cappella group “Six of the Best” as part of the Almere Festival
Almere, Netherlands

19th: Joanna sings with Tenebrae in a concert of French music, conducted by Nigel Short
Viviers, France

NOVEMBER

22nd: World Premiere of Joanna’s arrangement “Smile”, written for the junior choir of St Catherine’s School, Bramley
St Catherine’s School, Bramley, UK