Joanna will be performing the mezzo solos in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio at Snape Maltings Concert Hall in December 2019, alongside Aldeburgh Voices, the Suffolk Ensemble, conductor Ben Parry. The iconic Snape Maltings Concert Hall became the home of the Aldeburgh Festival, founded by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears in 1948. Joanna and fellow soloists Harriet Burns, James …
On 25 November, Joanna will be performing as soloist for Handel’s Messiah at Lincoln Cathedral with the Manchester Baroque Orchestra, Lincoln Cathedral Choir and conductor Jeffrey Makinson. More information
Next week Joanna performs Bach’s Magnificat and Easter Oratorio as part of the Swidnica Bach Festival in Poland. The performance will take place in the stunning Church of Peace in Swidnica.
Earlier this week Joanna was awarded Third Prize at the finals of the Cheltenham Bach Choir Baroque Singing Competition. She performed a programme of Bach, Handel, Monteverdi and Purcell for judges Catherine Bott, Peter Savidge and David Crown.
A new video of Joanna singing Irene’s aria “As with rosy steps” from Handel’s Theodora:
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) …
Next week Joanna performs Handel’s Messiah on Mon 12th and Tues 13th December with Warwick & Kenilworth Choral Society, conducted by Benedict Wilson.
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 …
Tonight Joanna is alto soloist for Mozart’s Requiem and Solemn Vespers with Lytham St. Anne’s Choral Society.