2016 has been a difficult year for the world in general – or perhaps it is just a year that has forcefully brought home to those of us lucky enough to live mostly without fear of safety, want or prejudice, that not everyone does. It feels like we might have gone backwards in some (important) …
Last week Joanna performed at Pushkin House in London in one of two concerts as part of the “Sing Russian” project with Opera Coast. The programme of Russian arias and duets on the theme of fairy-tales was completed by animations created specially by Filmspot.
Next week Joanna performs Handel’s Messiah on Mon 12th and Tues 13th December with Warwick & Kenilworth Choral Society, conducted by Benedict Wilson.
Today Joanna performs duets by Brahms (Op.61 and Op.75, no.3) in the Song Studio lunchtime concert at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with soprano Rose Stachniewska, tenor David Lynn and pianist Marianna Abrahamyan.
Tomorrow Joanna performs Vivaldi’s Gloria and John Rutter’s Spiritual song cycle for mezzo-soprano, choir and orchestra Feel the Spirit with Lytham St. Anne’s Choral Society in Lancashire. She last performed with the society as soloist for Mozart’s Requiem & Solemn Vespers in April earlier this year.
On Saturday Joanna is a soloist for two works by Mozart – his “Great” Mass in C minor K 427, and his Solemn Vespers – with Salford Choral Society and the Orchestra of the North, conducted by Tom Newall. The performance will take Joanna back to Manchester, and to the concert hall at the Royal …
Last night Joanna performed alongside baritone Neil Balfour with Moira Male Voice Choir in a concert of arias, songs and duets.
Joanna has been selected for the “Sing Russian” project with Opera Coast. After coachings in Russian repertoire, she will be performing in a specially curated programme of arias and duets by Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky in a series of concerts in Brighton and at Pushkin House in London in December 2016.
This weekend Joanna performs Vaughan-Williams gorgeous Serenade to Music at Southrepps Festival in Norfolk, along with Handel’s Dixit Dominus.
Tomorrow Joanna peforms the role of Dido in Dido and Aeneas in the Great Hall at Dartington, as part of the Dartington International Summer School and Festival.