Calendar 2014

JANUARY

15th-17th: Joanna is a soloist with Metro Voices and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for Symphonic Rock concerts
Bahrain, UAE

Symphonic Rock in Bahrain with Metro Voices and the RPO, conducted by Matthew Freeman. L-R Stephen Weller, Gabriel Vick, Joanna Forbes L'Estrange, Chloe Morgan, Matthew Freeman, Jenny O'Grady, Tom Pearce, Mary Carewe, Mike Dore

Symphonic Rock in Bahrain with Metro Voices and the RPO, conducted by Matthew Freeman. L-R Stephen Weller, Gabriel Vick, Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, Chloe Morgan, Matthew Freeman, Jenny O’Grady, Tom Pearce, Mary Carewe, Mike Dore

18th-21st: Joanna is a soloist with Steve Sidwell’s SFX Choir for the Zayed Energy Prize
Emirates Palace Hotel auditorium, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Steve Sidwell's SFX Singers in Abu Dhabi. L-R Simon Grant, Emma Kershaw, Steve Sidwell, Joanna Forbes L'Estrange, David Porter Thomas, Sarah Eyden & David Combes

Steve Sidwell’s SFX Singers in Abu Dhabi. L-R Simon Grant, Emma Kershaw, Steve Sidwell, Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, David Porter Thomas, Sarah Eyden & David Combes

FEBRUARY

10th: Joanna is an adjudicator for VF-UK’s university a cappella competition
UK

26th: Joanna appears with London Voices at Friday Night is Music Night
BBC Radio 2, Watford Colisseum, UK

MARCH

8th: Joanna leads a You Can Sing…But Can You Swing?! workshop
2-5pm, Gordon’s School, Bisley, UK

9th: Joanna adjudicates the final of the VF-UK a cappella competition
6-10pm, City of London Girls’ School, London, UK

15th: Joanna conducts a performance of Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose by Alexander L’Estrange and other sea-themed choral gems, featuring the Call Me Al Quintet and the pupils of Rydes Hill School
7pm, St Saviour’s Church, Guildford, UK

The Call Me Al Quintet for a performance in Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose by Alexander L'Estrange, conducted by Joanna Forbes L'Estrange

The Call Me Al Quintet for a performance in Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose by Alexander L’Estrange, conducted by Joanna Forbes L’Estrange

17th: Joanna is a soloist with Metro Voices and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for a Symphonic Rock concert
Moscow, Russia

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange and Mary Carewe in Moscow for a Symphonic Rock show with the RPO and Metro Voices

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange and Mary Carewe in Moscow for a Symphonic Rock show with the RPO and Metro Voices

18th: Joanna is a soloist with Metro Voices and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for a Symphonic Rock concert
St Petersburg, Russia

19th: Joanna is a soloist with Metro Voices and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for a Symphonic Rock concert
St Petersburg, Russia

20th: Joanna is a soloist with Metro Voices and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for a Symphonic Rock concert
Tallinn, Estonia

21st: Joanna is a soloist with Metro Voices and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for a Symphonic Rock concert
Helsinki, Finland

APRIL

4th-9th: Joanna is Guest Conductor for the NYCGB Junior Girls’ Choir Easter residential course
Tudor Hall School, Oxfordshire

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange with fellow NYCGB conductors Dom Peckham, Esther Jones & Greg Beardsell

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange with fellow NYCGB conductors Dom Peckham, Esther Jones & Greg Beardsell

9th: Joanna conducts the NYCGB Junior Girls’ Choir concert
2pm, Worcester Cathedral, UK

27th: Joanna adjudicates for Choir of the Year alongside Steve Connelly and David Lawrence
9am-6pm, The Anvil, Basingstoke, UK

MAY

1st: Joanna is a soloist with Metro Voices and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for the Tenth Anniversary Symphonic Rock concert
7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall, London, UK

7th: Joanna is a soloist with Synergy Vocals and Insomnio for a performance of Tehillim by Steve Reich, conducted by Ulrich Pohl
7.45pm, Musiekgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tehillim by Steve Reich performed by Synergy Vocals and Insomnio, conducted by Ulrich Pohl

Tehillim by Steve Reich performed by Synergy Vocals and Insomnio, conducted by Ulrich Pohl, with soloists L-R: Rachel Weston, Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, Heather Cairncross and Kirsty Hopkins

10th: Joanna adjudicates for Choir of the Year alongside Steve Connelly and David Lawrence

9am-6pm, Warwick Arts Centre, UK

23rd: Joanna is a soloist for the opening concert of the prestigious St Davids Festival, performing Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose by Alexander L’Estrange in the first half of the programme and a jazz set in the second half with member of The Call Me Al Quintet
7.30pm, St Davids Cathedral, South Wales, UK

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange is the soloist for the opening concert of the St Davids Festival

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange is the soloist for the opening concert of the St Davids Festival

JUNE

14th: Joanna is the soloist for a performance of Zimbe! Come sing the songs of Africa! by Alexander L’Estrange and a jazz set with members of the Call Me Al Quintet as part of the Chelmsford Festival
7.30pm, Chelmsford Cathedral, UK

21st: Joanna is a soloist with Synergy Vocals and Insomnio for a performance of Tehillim by Steve Reich, conducted by Ulrich Pohl
Utrecht, Netherlands

27th: WATCH Joanna making her Glastonbury Festival debut performing Music for 18 Musicians by Steve Reich with the London Sinfonietta and Synergy Vocals
11am, West Holts Stage, Glastonbury Festival, UK

Music for 18 Musicians by Steve Reich with Synergy Vocals and the London Sinfonietta at Glastonbury

Music for 18 Musicians by Steve Reich with Synergy Vocals and the London Sinfonietta at Glastonbury

28th: Joanna leads a You Can Sing…But Can You Swing?! workshop for the Lea Singers (conductor Ben Goodson)
Rothamsted Manor House, Harpenden, UK

28th: World Premiere of Song Cycle: vive la vélorution! (music by Alexander L’Estrange; lyrics by Joanna Forbes L’Estrange), celebrating the grand départ of the Tour de France, featuring 400+ singers from all over Yorkshire and the Call Me Al Quintet with Martin Shaw (trumpet), Julian Landymore (flute), Alexander L’Estrange (piano), Pete Billington (bass) and Nic France (drums)
7.30pm, York Minster, UK

World Premiere of Song Cycle: vive la vélorution! by Alexander L'Estrange, lyrics by Joanna Forbes L'Estrange

World Premiere of Song Cycle: vive la vélorution! by Alexander L’Estrange, lyrics by Joanna Forbes L’Estrange

30th: Joanna is the soprano soloist in a performance of Rutter’s Magnificat and Feel the Spirit with the Bart’s Chamber Choir, conducted by Ivor Setterfield
7.30pm, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London, UK

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange, soprano soloist for Rutter's Magnificat & Feel the Spirit at the Royal Festival Hall

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, soprano soloist for Rutter’s Magnificat & Feel the Spirit at the Royal Festival Hall

JULY

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange with Mark Armstrong (conductor), Pete Churchill (baritone) and Junior Laniyan (tap dancer) after their performance

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange with Mark Armstrong (conductor), Pete Churchill (baritone) and Junior Laniyan (tap dancer) after their performance

8th: Joanna is the soprano soloist in a performance of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue and Sacred Concerts by Duke Ellington with the London Chamber Choir, conducted by Ron Corp, and the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Great Britain, conducted by Mark Armstrong
7.30pm, St-Martin-in-the-Fields, London, UK

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange  Soprano soloist for  Mass in Blue by Will Todd

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange
Soprano soloist for
Mass in Blue by Will Todd

29th: Joanna sings with Tenebrae in a concert as part of the Three Choirs Festival
7.30pm, Worcester Cathedral, UK

AUGUST

5th: Joanna is a soloist with London Voices and the European Union Youth Orchestra in a performance at the Proms of Berio’s Sinfonia, conducted by Vasily Petrenko
7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall, London, UK

17th: Joanna sings with Tenebrae in a concert of Russian music from their acclaimed CD “Russian Treasures”
8pm, St Mary’s Church, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

18th: Joanna sings with Tenebrae Consort in a concert of madrigals
7.30pm, Gilmerton House, North Berwick, Scotland, UK

OCTOBER

9th: Joanna is a soloist with Synergy Vocals and Insomnio in two performances of Steve Reich’s Tehillim for the Almere Festival
4pm & 8pm, Almere, Netherlands

17th: Joanna adjudicates the House Singing Competition
6.30pm, Felsted School, UK

22nd: Joanna runs a workshop with Surrey Hills Chamber Choir
7.30pm, Guildford, UK

NOVEMBER

1st: Joanna is a soloist with Synergy Vocals and The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Berio’s Sinfonia, conducted by Otto Tausk
Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Berio's Sinfonia with Synergy Vocals, conducted by Otto Tausk

Berio’s Sinfonia with Synergy Vocals soloists L-R: Simon Grant, Wendy Nieper, Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, Rachel Weston, Mike Dore, Heather Cairncross, Otto Tausk (conductor), Gerry O’Beirne and Andrew Busher

14th: Joanna sings with Tenebrae in a concert of Russian music from their acclaimed CD “Russian Treasures”
7.30pm, Solihull School, Birmingham, UK

25th: Joanna is a soloist with Synergy Vocals and Ictus in a performance of Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Instruments
7.30pm, Bozar, Belgium

DECEMBER

4th: Joanna is one of four soloists for a performance of the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
12.30pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

6th: Joanna is one of four soloists for two performances of the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
1.30pm & 7pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

10th: Joanna sings with Tenebrae and the English Chamber Orchestra in a performance of Handel’s Messiah conducted by Nigel Short
7pm, Cadogan Hall, London, UK

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange has been a soloist for this acclaimed production of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland since its first run

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange has been a soloist for this acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland since its first run

16th: Joanna is one of four soloists for a performance of 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 Tenebrae in a concert of Christmas music
7.30pm, St John’s Smith Square, London, UK

19th: Joanna is one of four soloists for two performances of the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
2.30pm & 7.30pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

22nd: Joanna is one of four soloists for a performance of the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
12.30pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

23rd: Joanna is one of four soloists for two performances of the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
1.30pm & 7pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

31st: Joanna is one of four soloists for two performances of the Royal Ballet’s acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
12pm & 5pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK