Calendar 2018

 

Joanna L'Estrange is the soloist for the upcoming UK tour of Award-winning game Dear Esther LIVE

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange is the soloist for ‘Dear Esther LIVE’ with music by Bafta award-winner Jessica Curry

JANUARY

19th: Joanna is the solo vocalist for a performance of the award-winning video game, ‘Dear Esther’, soundtrack by Jessica Curry
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham BOOK TICKETS

20th: Joanna is the solo vocalist for a performance of the award-winning video game, ‘Dear Esther’, soundtrack by Jessica Curry
Usher Hall, Edinburgh BOOK TICKETS

21st: Joanna is the solo vocalist for a performance of the award-winning video game, ‘Dear Esther’, soundtrack by Jessica Curry
The Sage, Gateshead BOOK TICKETS

25th: Joanna is the solo vocalist for a performance of the award-winning video game, ‘Dear Esther’, soundtrack by Jessica Curry
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff BOOK TICKETS

26th: Joanna is the solo vocalist for a performance of the award-winning video game, ‘Dear Esther’, soundtrack by Jessica Curry
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall BOOK TICKETS

27th: Joanna is the solo vocalist for a performance of the award-winning video game, ‘Dear Esther’, soundtrack by Jessica Curry
The Anvil, Basingstoke BOOK TICKETS

FEBRUARY

1st: Joanna is the solo vocalist for a performance of the award-winning video game, ‘Dear Esther’, soundtrack by Jessica Curry
Colston Hall, Bristol BOOK TICKETS

2nd: Joanna is the solo vocalist for a performance of the award-winning video game, ‘Dear Esther’, soundtrack by Jessica Curry
Dome Concert Hall, Brighton BOOK TICKETS

MARCH

4th: WORLD PREMIERE on BBC Radio London of “Give us Grace”, a new setting for unaccompanied upper voices by Joanna Forbes L’Estrange of a Jane Austen prayer. Performed by members of Aurora Nova, conducted by Patrick Craig.

6th: Debut performance by AQUILA, Cambridge’s brand new all-female a cappella group, founded and directed by Joanna Forbes L’Estrange
8pm, The Old Divinity School, St John’s College, Cambridge, UK

8th: Special concert for International Women’s Day featuring music by female composers including the World Premiere of Joanna Forbes L’Estrange’s Give us Grace’. Performed by Aurora Nova, conducted by Patrick Craig
7.30pm, St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London TICKETS

13th & 15th: Joanna and husband Alexander L’Estrange present their You can sing…but can you swing?! choral jazz workshop to Trinity College Chapel Choir, Cambridge, conducted by Stephen Layton

25th: Joanna runs a You can sing…but can you swing?! workshop for the Military Wives Choirs Defence Academy
Swindon, UK

APRIL

5th & 6th: Joanna presents choral pop/rock workshops for Mission Voix
Dijon, South France

14th, 15th & 16th: Joanna is one of eight soloists with London Voices in three performances of Luciano Berio’s iconic orchestral masterpiece, Sinfoniaperformed by the Dresden Orchestra conducted by Semyon Bychkov
8pm/11am/8pm, Dresden, Germany

21st & 22nd: Joanna is one of eight soloists with London Voices in two performances of Luciano Berio’s iconic orchestral masterpiece, Sinfoniaperformed by the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Semyon Bychkov
7pm, Gasteig Philharmonie, Germany TICKETS

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

10th: Joanna’s jazz duo L’Estranges in the Night performs at a sponsors’ dinner for the opening of the annual Liberation International Music Festival 2018
Jersey, UK

13th: The L’Estranges in the Night quintet performs at Jazz at Hamptonne
11.30am-4.30pm, Jersey Opera House, Jersey

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

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: Exciting concert to be announced….!

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