Gala Recital in the gracious presence of our patron HRH The Duke of Kent

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LINDA HIRST: MY LIFE IN SONG

A GALA RECITAL IN AID OF TRANSFORMING ST MARY ABBOTS

7.00PM, THURSDAY 13 OCTOBER 2016

Internationally renowned classical & contemporary vocalist, Linda Hirst, presents an evening of diverse musical delights, with a programme that will include Purcell, Aperghis, Schubert, Cage, Debussy, Berio (Sequenza 11), Bowles and Ives.
Mezzosoprano Linda’s international career has covered an extraordinary range, spanning early music, ground-breaking Baroque performances, an international specialism in new music, working closely with Berio, Ligeti, Henze, MacMillan, Weir – giving many first performances of new work.

She was a Swingle Singer and founder of Electric Phoenix, worked with Pink Floyd and The Two Ronnies, performed at the Proms, Edinburgh Festival, Convent Garden.    Since 1995 she has been Head of Voice at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, training and inspiring new generations of singers.  Her programme embraces these extremes, illustrating a unique life of performance and creativity.

Tickets priced at £35 include champagne and canapés.  Tickets including a three course aftershow supper with the artists are priced at £80 (the supper venue adjoins the church).  We would like to thank Villandry for their generosity in providing the canapés and supper catering.

We hope you will join us. Tickets can be purchased here.

 

 

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