6th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, and the Aurora Orchestra
7.30pm, St John’s Smith Square, London UK BOOK TICKETS
26th: Joanna is the soprano soloist for Will Todd’s ‘Mass in Blue’ with the Barts Chamber Choir conducted by Ivor Setterfield
7.30pm, Cadogan Hall, London UK BOOK TICKETS
14th – 18th: Joanna is a guest conductor for the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain Girls’ Choir course. Programme to include songs composed and arranged by Joanna as part of ‘Women in song 2018‘.
Durham University, Durham UK
31st: Joanna is one of eight soloists from London Voices for a performance with the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Semyon Bychkov of Berio’s iconic masterpiece Sinfonia, composed 50 years ago.
Prom 65, 7pm, Royal Albert Hall, London UK BOOK TICKETS
5th: Joanna is the soloist for ‘Dear Esther LIVE’, an interactive video game concert with score by Bafta-winning composer Jessica Curry, for Musikfest Bremen
17th: Joanna and husband Alexander L’Estrange present their You can sing…but can you swing?! choral jazz workshop to the Nonsuch Singers, conducted by Tom Bullard, ahead of their CD recording of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue
21st-25th: Joanna reunites with her former group The Swingles in a performance of Luciano Berio’s iconic orchestral masterpiece, Sinfonia.
Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
17th, 18th, 19th: Joanna is one of eight soloists with London Voices in three performances of Luciano Berio’s iconic orchestral masterpiece, Sinfonia, with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Semyon Bychkov
24th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, their World War 1 programme featuring soloist Sarah Connelly
Wigmore Hall, London, UK
27th & 28th: Joanna is the soprano soloist for a new CD recording of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue with the Nonsuch Singers, conducted by Tom Bullard, and the L’Estranges in the Night Trio
3rd: WORLD PREMIERE of FREEDOM! Sing for a change a 40-minute work for SATB choir, unison children’s choir and quintet composed by Alexander L’Estrange and Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, commissioned by Jeremy Backhouse for Sailsbury Choral Society. The 5th in the highly popular series of community choral works of which Wassail! won the Music Teacher Best Classical Music Education Initiative in 2018
Winchester Cathedral, Winchester UK