We’ve asked internationally acclaimed vocalist and composer Clara Sanabras and maverick musician Harvey Brough to bring light into our dreary lives by beaming magical songs from St Matthias Church in Stoke Newington on Friday 26 June 2020, 8pm.
And they’re delighted to emerge from lockdown on the crest of an eclectic wave of original material from their projects A Hum About Mine Ears, Songs of Spanish Exile, Music on the Mind and collaboration with The Kinks’ Ray Davies.
Songs and settings of classic poetry by John Donne and John Clare will be interwoven with chart topping hits including Lola.
The recording of songs to the solstice session takes places on magical Midsummer’s Eve at the gorgeous Grade I-listed Gothic Revival church. Oh, how we wish we could be there!
The film will go into post-production next week and you can be the first to enjoy this streaming of the gloriously polished version at 8pm next Friday – click here to view
The performance will last approx 75 minutes.
This comes with a request that you make a donation to our DissentersArtsN16 charity to enable us to continue sending out gifts to our community at this time of huge need. We are pleased to be directly supporting schoolchildren at St Matthias School and families at Akwaaba, Hackney’s social centre for migrants with much-needed art materials and resources for lockdown.
Make your donation HERE, and know that it is received with heartfelt thanks.
Generously sponsored by Ruth Whitehead Associates’ Ethics in Action initiative
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