Voices for the FutureVIRTUAL CHOIR spent 2021/2022 having fun with interactive rehearsals led by Frances M Lynchand music by women composers, some specially composed, focused around projects celebrating women in science past and present.
Browse through the choir’s 7 zoom performances from 5 main projects with electric voice theatre and listen to the 7 pieces of music, including world premieres, that we recorded.
Figures & Folksongs:Jan 25th – March 8th 2022 Featuring the Queen of the Sciences, Mary Somerville (1780-1872) Mathematician, Astronomer and Artist, and Ada Lovelace (1815 – 1852) Mathematician. We kicked off on Burn’s Night (Jan 25th) with some of the poet’s famous songs arranged by Scottish composer Helen Hopekirk (1856 – 1945).
St Columba’s Women: Nov 23rd – Dec 7th 2021 The Virtual Choir sang “Jesus Christ the Apple Tree” by Elizabeth Poston as part of a celebration of the life of St Columba, on the 1,500th Anniversary of his birth.