A history of protest through song, featuring vocal music that was created to enable political change.

WED 17 NOV 19.30

Conductor Sarah Latto
Conductor Joe Bunker
Piano Aleksandra Myslek

Trinity Laban Undergraduate Chorus team up with Trinity Laban Music Theatre Choir to perform Songs of Dissent, a history of protest through song. The programme features music that was created in adversity to force political change, including music from composers Arvo Pärt, Michael Tippett, Florence Price and Undine Smith Moore. Expect powerful pieces from the 16th century to the present day.

Arvo Pärt The Deer's Cry
Trad. arr Michael Tippett Steal Away, from Five Spirituals
Trad. arr Michael Tippett Nobody Knows, from Five Spirituals
Florence Price Resignation
Trad. isiXhosa Indodana (Arr. Michael Barrett & Ralf Schmitt)
Trad arr. Undine Smith Moore Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord
Sheena Phillips Songs of Sorrow
Phillip Glass Quand les hommes vivront d'amour
Trad arr. Desmond Earley Mo Ghile Mear

The Flesh Failures (Let the Sunshine In), from Hair
Once We Were Kings, from Billy Elliot
One Day More, from Les Miserables
Someday, from The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Great Hall, Blackheath Halls

Dates and times

This event finished on 17 November 2021.

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