Calendar 2016

JANUARY

23rd: Joanna leads her popular choral jazz workshop You can sing…but can you swing?!
2pm, Gordon’s School, Woking UK

28th: Joanna performs a programme of arrangements and original songs by Bob Chilcott with 6-voice a cappella group Tenebrae Consort, directed by Nigel Short. Official launch concert of their debut album Sun, Moon, Sea & Stars.

Sun, Moon, Sea & Stars Tenebrae Consort

Sun, Moon, Sea & Stars
Tenebrae Consort

8pm, London A Cappella Festival, King’s Place, London UK

29th: Joanna and husband Alexander L’Estrange deliver a You can sing…but can you swing?! workshop to students at Bristol University, followed by a jazz recital as their acclaimed duo L’Estranges in the Night
Bristol University, Bristol UK

FEBRUARY

9th: Joanna performs Steve Reich’s Desert Music with Britten Sinfonia, conducted by Clark Rundell. The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.
7.30pm, Barbican, London UK

11th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, a programme of French music, including Poulenc’s masterpiece La Figure Humaine
7.30pm, Cadogan Hall, London UK

27th: Joanna is one of 8 singers performing as part of Metro Voices for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s ever-popular Symphonic Rock concert
7.30pm, Symphony Hall, Birmingham UK

28th: Joanna adjudicates the annual House Singing Competition at Oundle School. This is the year of the woman at Oundle: 2015 saw the appointment of the school’s first head mistress in its 450+ year history; Joanna will be the first female judge of this competition!
All day, Oundle School, Northhants, UK

MARCH

5th: Joanna is the soprano soloist for a performance of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue, with the South West Essex Choir conducted by James Sherlock and the Alexander L’Estrange trio
Details to follow…

19th: Joanna is the soprano soloist for a performance of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue, with the Will Todd Ensemble
7.30pm, Imperial College, London

APRIL

On Eagles' Wings by Alexander L'Estrange Tenebrae Nigel Short SIGNUM

On Eagles’ Wings • Alexander L’Estrange
Tenebrae • Nigel Short
SIGNUM Classics (SIGCD454)

7th: Joanna sings with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, for the launch of their new album On Eagles’ Wings by Alexander L’Estrange (SIGNUM)
7pm, St James’s Church, Spanish Place, London UK

MAY

6th: Joanna is one of 8 singers performing as part of Metro Voices for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s ever-popular Symphonic Queen concert
7.30pm, The Royal Albert Hall, London UK

18th-20th: Joanna is a leader for a corporate choral workshop entitled The Conductor Within,
devised by Susan Lee
Valencia, Spain

24th: Joanna performs Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians with Synergy Vocals and the Colin Currie Group
7.30pm, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK

26th: Joanna performs Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians with Synergy Vocals and the Colin Currie Group
8pm & 10pm, Laurenskerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands

JUNE

14th: Joanna is a soloist with London Voices and Les Siecles for a performance of Steve Reich’s Tehillim conducted by Francois- Xavier Roth
7.30pm, Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, Suffolk UK

JULY

2nd: Joanna is the soprano soloist for a performance of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue, with the Stevenage Choral Society, conducted by Robin Osterley, and the Alexander L’Estrange Trio
7.30pm, Stevenage, UK

9th: Joanna is the soprano soloist for a performance of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue, with the Oxford Pro Musica Singers, conducted by Mark Jordan, and the Alexander L’Estrange Trio
7.30pm, Oxford, UK

24th: Joanna returns to The Ingenium Academy international summer school to coach choirs
Winchester College, UK

25th-30th: Joanna is guest conductor for the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain Summerfest16, leading the Girls’ Choirs in a programme of jazzy repertoire including numbers by The Real Group and her own arrangements from Faber Music’s Choral Basics series.
Giggleswick School, Yorkshire, UK

AUGUST

17th: Joanna performs a programme of Renaissance and Romantic Choral Masterpieces at the Edinburgh International Festival with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short
11am, The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, UK (and broadcast on BBC Radio 3)

SEPTEMBER

1st: Joanna performs excerpts from ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Spectre’ as part of an octet from London Voices, directed by Ben Parry
11am, BBC Radio 4, London

21st-25th: Joanna gives three performances of Berio’s iconic work Sinfonia with The Swingle Singers and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Michael Tilson Thomas
7.30pm/8pm, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA

29th: Joanna performs a concert with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short. Programme: Music of the Spheres
7.30pm, St John’s School, Leatherhead, Surrey, UK

OCTOBER

1st: Joanna performs a concert with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short. Official launch of their new ‘Music of the Spheres’ album
7.30pm, St John’s Smith Square, London, UK

6th: Joanna is a soloist with London Voices and Les Siecles for a performance of Steve Reich’s Tehillim conducted by Francois- Xavier Roth
8.30pm, Palais de université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

14th: Joanna is the soprano soloist for a performance of video games music live: Jessica Curry’s ‘Dear Esther’
7.30pm, Milton Court Concert Hall, Barbican, London, UK

29th: Joanna leads her popular ‘You can sing…but can you swing?!‘ workshop in the inaugural weekend of Russell Scott’s ‘UK Choir Festival
All day, St Albans High School for Girls, UK

NOVEMBER

3rd: Joanna performs Steve Reich’s ‘Music for 18 Musicians’ with Synergy Vocals in a ballet version entitled ‘Rain LIVE‘ choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
8pm, Concertgebouw, Brugges, Belgium

5th: Joanna performs Steve Reich’s ‘Three Tales’ with Synergy Vocals and the Britten Sinfonia conducted by Clark Rundell
6.30pm, Barbican, London

6th: Joanna performs Steve Reich’s ‘Three Tales’ with Synergy Vocals and the Britten Sinfonia conducted by Clark Rundell
7.30pm, Saffron Hall, Saffron Waldon, UK

8th: Joanna performs Steve Reich’s ‘Music for 18 Musicians’ with Synergy Vocals and The Colin Currie Group
7.30pm, Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK

14th: Joanna performs Steve Reich’s ‘Three Tales’ with Synergy Vocals and the Britten Sinfonia conducted by Clark Rundell
7.30pm, Colston Hall, Bristol, UK

23rd: Joanna is one of 8 soloists with Metro Voices for the RPO’s popular Symphonic Rock concert, which this time includes a tribute to the rock legend, David Bowie
7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall, London, UK

30th: Joanna is the soprano soloist for Pete Tong’s Ibiza Classics with Jules Buckley and The Heritage Orchestra
7
.30pm, Manchester Arena, UK

DECEMBER

Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra's Ibiza Classics

Pete Tong with the Heritage Orchestra’s Ibiza Classics team, O2 Arena, December 2016

1st: Joanna is the soprano soloist for Pete Tong’s Ibiza Classics with Jules Buckley and The Heritage Orchestra
7
.30pm, O2 Arena, London, UK

2nd: Joanna is the soprano soloist for Pete Tong’s Ibiza Classics with Jules Buckley and The Heritage Orchestra
7
.30pm, Genting Arena, Birmingham, UK

4th: Joanna performs in a concert of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ with Tenebrae and the English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Nigel Short
6pm, St John’s Smith Square, London, UK

 

16th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st: Joanna is the soprano soloist for 5 performances (German premiere) of Steve Reich’s ‘The Cave’ with Synergy Vocals and Ensemble Modern, conducted by Brad Lubman
7.30pm, Bockenheimer Depot, Frankfurt, Germany