Calendar 2015

JANUARY

10th: Joanna sings for The Royal Ballet’s critically-acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Final performances of this season.
Performance times: 1.30pm & 7.00pm, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

16th: Joanna appears as a soloist in a performance with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and Synergy Vocals of Grand Pianola Music by John Adams (conductor).
7pm, Davis Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA

Grand Pianola Music by John Adams with Synergy Vocals, conducted by John Adams, San Francisco

Grand Pianola Music by John Adams with Synergy Vocals (Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, Micaela Haslam & Heather Cairncross) and the San Francisco Symphony, conducted by John Adams

17th: Joanna appears as a soloist in a performance with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and Synergy Vocals of Grand Pianola Music by John Adams (conductor).
7pm, Davis Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA

18th: Joanna appears as a soloist in a performance with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and Synergy Vocals of Grand Pianola Music by John Adams (conductor).
2pm, Davis Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA

26th: World Premiere of Epiphany Carol by Alexander L’Estrange (music) and Joanna Forbes L’Estrange (lyrics), conducted by Ben Parry
6pm, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, UK

31st: Joanna presents an a cappella workshop for the London A Cappella Festival in conjunction with the Association of British Choral Directors.
4-5pm, King’s Place, King’s Cross, London, UK

FEBRUARY

10th: Joanna adjudicates the first round of the VF-UK university a cappella competition

15th: Joanna conducts 90+ singers for a CD recording of Alexander L’Estrange’s Song Cycle: vive la vélorution! composed last year to mark the grand départ in Yorkshire of the Tour de France.
Uppingham School, UK

25th: MMA jazz workshop with Joanna Forbes L’Estrange and Alexander L’Estrange
4-6pm, St Peter’s School, York, UK

25th: Joanna performs with her jazz duo L’Estranges in the Night, with Alexander L’Estrange
7pm, St Peter’s School, York, UK

MARCH

13th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae in a concert of music by Will Todd – including excerpts of Mass in Blue – which opens the Guildford International Music Festival
7.30pm, Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, UK

21st: Joanna is the soprano soloist in a performance of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue with Colyton Grammar School and the Will Todd Trio, conducted by David House
7.30pm, Exeter Cathedral, UK

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange (soprano soloist) with conductor David House and composer Will Todd after a performance of Mass in Blue in Exeter Cathedral

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange (soprano soloist) with conductor David House and composer Will Todd after a performance of Mass in Blue in Exeter Cathedral

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29th: Joanna is soprano soloist in performances of The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange is the soprano soloist for 5 performances of Return of the King in Munich

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange is the soprano soloist for 5 performances of Return of the King in Munich

7pm, Philharmonie Gasteig, Munich, Germany

30th: Joanna is soprano soloist in performances of The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
7pm, Philharmonie Gasteig, Munich, Germany

31st: Joanna is soprano soloist in performances of The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
7pm, Philharmonie Gasteig, Munich, Germany

APRIL

1st: Joanna is soprano soloist in performances of The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
7pm, Philharmonie Gasteig, Munich, Germany

2nd: Joanna is soprano soloist in performances of The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
7pm, Philharmonie Gasteig, Munich, Germany

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange,  soloist for Howard Shore's Return of the King,  Munich, April 2015

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange,
soloist for Howard Shore’s Return of the King,
Munich, April 2015


11th
: Joanna is adjudicator for the VF-UK university a cappella groups final
Birmingham University, UK

26th: Joanna is a soloist with Synergy Vocals and the Colin Currie Group in a performance of Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians
7.30pm, Saffron Hall, Saffron Waldon, UK

MAY

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

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange is one of the Metro Voices soloist for the annual Symphonic Rock concert at the Royal Albert Hall

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange is one of eight soloists for the annual Symphonic Rock concert at the Royal Albert Hall

 

3rd: Joanna is a soloist with Synergy Vocals and the Colin Currie Group in a performance of Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians
4pm, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, UK

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange with Steve Reich, Colin Currie and members of Synergy Vocals, after a performance of Music for 18 Musicians, May 2015

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange with Steve Reich,
Colin Currie and members of Synergy Vocals,
after a performance of Music for 18 Musicians, May 2015

 

 

12th-15th: Joanna is on an illustrious adjudication jury for the ninth International A Cappella Contest
Leipzig, Germany

16th: Joanna is the soprano soloist in a performance of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue with the Chapter House Choir, York, and the Alexander L’Estrange Trio, conducted by Stephen Williams
7.30pm, York Minster, UK


JUNE

1st: Joanna joins The Swingle Singers for her 39th performance (!) of Luciano Berio’s Sinfonia. The Orchestra Filarmonica will be conducted by Nicola Marasco.
8pm, Teatro La Fenice, Venice, Italy

Berio's Sinfonia at La Fenice with The Swingle Singers. L-R: Kevin Fox, CJ Neale, Clare Wheeler, Edward Randell, Joanna Forbes L'Estrange, Nicola Maracoso, Rachel Lindley, Jo Goldsmith-Eteson, Oliver Griffiths

Berio’s Sinfonia at La Fenice with The Swingle Singers. L-R: Kevin Fox, CJ Neale, Clare Wheeler, Edward Randell, Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, Nicola Maracoso, Rachel Lindley, Jo Goldsmith-Eteson, Oliver Griffiths

9th: Joanna is the soprano soloist in a concert of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue with the Nonsuch Singers and the Alexander L’Estrange Trio, conducted by Tom Bullard
7.30pm, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, UK

14th: Joanna is the soprano soloist for a performance by The City of Birmingham Choir of Zimbe! Come sing the songs of Africa! by Alexander L’Estrange; she will perform a set of jazz numbers with L’Estranges in the Night in the first half.
2.30pm, Birmingham Town Hall, UK

19th: Joanna appears at the Stour Festival with Tenebrae in a concert of music from their acclaimed CD, Russian Treasures, conducted by Nigel Short.
7.30pm, Church of All Saints’, Boughton Aluph, Kent, UK

20th: Joanna is adjudicator for the Cambridge A Cappella Competition

2-4pm, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, UK

29th: Joanna and husband Alexander L’Estrange coach the choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, with their You can sing…but can you swing?! jazz workshop
10-5pm, Trinity College, Cambridge, UK

AUGUST

2nd: Joanna leads a You can sing…but can you swing?! workshop for the Ingenium Academy
Winchester College, UK

15th: Joanna appears at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as the soprano soloist in the Scottish Premiere of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue with Cadenza and the Will Todd Trio, conducted by Philip Redfern. Read the rave REVIEW of Joanna’s performance.Joanna Forbes L'Estrange, soprano soloist for the Scottish Premiere of Will Todd's Mass in Blue, Edinburgh Festival
8pm, Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh, UK

SEPTEMBER

4th: Joanna performs a set of close harmony arrangements with members of Tenebrae Consort: Grace Davidson (soprano), Nicholas Madden (tenor), Nigel Short (baritone/director), Steve Kennedy (baritone), Jimmy Holliday (bass)
8pm, Stationers Hall, London

19th: The Ward Swingle Memorial ConcertJoanna and a whole host of Swingle Singers past and present entertain the audience with arrangements old and new. All proceeds raised to UNICEF. Not to be missed.
8pm, The Mermaid Theatre, London, UK

OCTOBER

1st & 2nd: World Premiere screenings of new film Meet Pursuit Delange featuring Joanna’s vocals in the main song and film trailer! Raindance Film Festival Official Selection 2015.

4th: Joanna and members of LondonVoices Consort perform excerpts of Stockhausen’s Stimming live on BBC Radio 3’s “The Choir” programme
4pm, BBC Radio 3

9th: Joanna performs Stockhausen’s iconic work for six unaccompanied voices, Stimmung, with members of London Voices Consort, directed by Ben Parry. Part of the King’s 500 Contemporary Music Festival.
8pm, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, UK

NOVEMBER

3rd: Joanna leads a You can sing…but can you swing?! workshop with South West Essex Choir, conducted by James Sherlock
7.45pm, Loughton, London, UK

12th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, for this the official launch of their latest CD, music by Brahms and Bruckner.
7.45pm, St James’s Church, Spanish Place, London, UK

19th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, a programme of British Part Songs
7pm, Cranmore Preparatory School, Surrey, UK

20th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, a programme of British Part Songs
8pm, Godolphin & Latimer School, Hammersmith, London, UK

DECEMBER

9th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, a programme of Christmas music
7.45pm, St Mary’s Church, Le Manoir, Oxfordshire, UK

11th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, a programme of Christmas music
7.30pm, King’s Place, London, UK