Our programmes include
A Song in My Foot based on Latin and Indo-American music and poets.
House of Light songs to bring light in the dark times – album
Songs for the Way Home a concert version of Dalston Songs
Not The Love Story I Was Expecting for 6 singers
Songs For the Way Home a concert version of Dalston Songs
Women Sing Women a concert with texts by inspiring female world poets and writers
Concerts are always packed stories of the poets whose work we are singing, or of the original’s of the song’s form, or of how it came to be composed.
We sing my settings of poetry including by Anna Akhmatova, Frances Bellerby, William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Hilda Doolittle (HD), George Eliot, Goethe, Hafiz, Nazim Hikmet, Kabir, Federico García Lorca, Antonio Machado, Recep Marasli, Osip Mandelstam, Pablo Neruda, Odia Ofeimun, Katheleen Raine, Irina Ratushinskaya, Rainer Maria Rilke, Christina Rossetti, Percy Blythe Shelley, Stevie Smith, Rabindranath Tagore, RS Thomas, Marina Tsvetayeva, Paul Verlaine, Virgil, Saadi Youssef and many others.
Performed by between 3 and 5 singers, sometimes a female group, sometimes mixed. The singers often include Victoria Couper, Joanna Foster, Barbara Gellhorn, Rebecca Thorn, Matt Coombes and I, with guest singers joining us in different locations. Covid permitting I will be establishing a South West based group of soloists in 2021.
Listen to some of the 300 songs in our repertoire.