Janet and Rosalind will be giving their tenth SopranoSoprano recital in Richmond: an evening of French music, including mélodies by Fauré and Boulanger, arias by Bizet and Gounod, and duets by Chausson. Tickets £12 on the door
8th March 2020
The next performance by the CoMA Singers will be as part of the International Festival of Contemporary Music on March 8th 2020; after that we'll be taking part in the 'Nature Unwrapped' concert series in King's Place on July 4th , singing new works written for us. 3rd October 2020 brings a collaboration with the chamber choir Voxcetera, and in 2021 a concert on the theme of time.
Another fantastic evening at the Bull's Head, Barnes, with a full audience and lots of laughter!
30th November 2019
The Singers performed with the CoMA London ensemble under their new conductor Matt Hardy, on November 30th in the magnificent church of St. John's, Waterloo. In the presence of the composers (and a large, appreciative audience) we sang pieces by Michael Finnissy and Howard Skempton, and the very enjoyable piece 'free laminators' by John White.
23rd November 2019
Philomel: Folle cor!
8th November 2019
Richmond New Music Collective
This event saw us working in the heart of the Richmond community, with our project Age/less, a multimedia evening on the theme of age and transformation. Using texts written by the Richmond U3A writing for pleasure group as a basis, and involving photography, dance, film and craft, the curated evening of words and music raised money for the Portcullis Trust, which gives support and bursaries to students with learning disabilities.
The theatre at RHACC was full of an appreciative audience, including the writers and artists, and the event was such a success that the Collective in thinking of ways to take it to other venues. Thank you to all who came
29th September 2019
Janet's text score 'a new, better you' was performed in Cardiff by the NewCelf ensemble
14th September 2019
Janet's text score 'street art' was performed in Cardiff by the NewCelf ensemble
6th September 2019
Janet was invited to give a lecture/workshop on using contemporary vocal music and techniques within music education, at the Music Mark conference at the Royal Northern College of Music. If you'd like to ask about the content of Janet's session, do contact her here
12th July 2019
As part of Richmond Choral Society's 'An evening with Ethel Smyth', Janet gave an entertaining talk about the composer and force of nature that was Ethel Smyth. You can read a version of her transcript here