Calendar 2018

MAY

3rd: Joanna runs a workshop with Amplify show choir, conducted by Rachel Mason, fellow judge on the Sky 1 TV show, Sing: Ultimate A Cappella
Bristol, UK

13th: The L’Estranges in the Night quintet performs at Jazz at Hampton
2.30-5pm, Hamptonne Country Life Museum, Jersey

Joanna and her jazz band playing for Jazz at Hamptonne, Jersey, May 2018

Joanna and her jazz band playing for Jazz at Hamptonne, Jersey, May 2018

JUNE

2nd & 3rd: Star Trek in Concert LIVE from the Royal Albert Hall. Joanna performs two concerts with London Voices, conducted by Ben Parry
2.30pm & 7.30pm, Royal Albert Hall, London UK BOOK TICKETS

12th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, Joby Talbot’s Path of Miracles
8.30pm, Basilica de Saint Denis, Paris, France BOOK TICKETS

13th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae Consort their popular Sun, Moon, Sea & Stars programme of music by Bob Chilcott
9pm, Teatre de la ville, Auch, France BOOK TICKETS

18th: AQUILA, the all-female a cappella group of St John’s College, Cambridge, directed by Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, performs at the May Week concert
St John’s College, Cambridge, UK

24th: Joanna is the soloist for ‘Dear Esther LIVE’, an interactive video game concert with score by Bafta-winning composer Jessica Curry
8.30pm, Amsterdam, Holland Festival BOOK TICKETS

JULY

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

29th & 30th: Joanna performs with Tenebrae, conducted by Nigel Short, at the Three Choirs Festival

AUGUST

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 Sinfoniacomposed 50 years ago.
Prom 65, 7pm, Royal Albert Hall, London UK BOOK TICKETS

SEPTEMBER

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
Bremen, Germany

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

OCTOBER

13th: Joanna performs with Synergy Vocals and Ensemble Modern as one of 4 female soloists for Music for 18 Musicians by Steve Reich
Prague

17th, 18th, 19th: Joanna is one of eight soloists with London Voices in three performances of Luciano Berio’s iconic orchestral masterpiece, Sinfoniawith the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Semyon Bychkov
Prague

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

NOVEMBER

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