Music on the Mind
by Harvey Brough
libretto by Justin Butcher
A musical exploration of the complex and sensitive issues surrounding mental health
With settings of poems by John Clare, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Emily
Dickinson and more. Plus a musical interpretation of Kay Redfield Jamison’s ground-breaking
memoir, An Unquiet Mind.
Performed by Vox Holloway Community Choir and the Maudsley Hospital’s Mind and Soul Choir
With soloists Clara Sanabras and Stephan Loges and the David Le Page Ensemble
Where: Shoreditch Town Hall. When: 6.30pm, Sunday 24 November. Book your tickets here
An imaginative programme of Christmas music, with new arrangements of seasonal favourites, plus audience participation.
Featuring: Vox Holloway, children’s choir, piano and brass quartet.
Where: St Luke’s . When: Sunday 15 December. Book your tickets here
Arthur (the decline and fall of the British Empire) & We are the Village Green Preservation Society
As part of the re-release of the Kinks’ 1969 album Arthur (The decline and fall of the British Empire)Ray Davies has commissioned new arrangements of several songs.
The concert will include a repeat performance of Harvey Brough’s arrangement of the classic 1968 Kinks’ album We are the Village Green Preservation Society, with specially recorded voiceovers by Sir Ray.
Performed by: Vox Holloway and Young Vox children’s choir.
Soloists: Clara Sanabras and Rick Leigh PLUS the David Le Page Ensemble.
Where: Shoreditch Town Hall
When: Saturday 15 February
FREEDOM SONG – When Gospel Came to the Empire by Harvey Brough (music) and Justin Butcher (words).
Performed by Vox Holloway and the Hackney Empire choir
‘Woke up to Freedom’
The inspiring true story of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, a group of emancipated slaves who took to the road in 1871 to raise funds for their university and introduced the world to the riches of plantation spirituals.
At: Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London, E8 1EJ
Sunday 24 March, 6pm
Click here for tickets: £10 – £35 (plus £1 per ticket online, £1.25 per ticket over the phone).