20 October 2021, 22:00 - 23:00
St Hilda's College
Enjoy the whole festival live online for £165 with a Digital Festival Pass. All events will be available on demand after broadcast until 30th November, so you can catch up at a time which suits you.
dream.risk.sing is a brilliantly conceived programme that elevates the voices of modern women, telling stories that are not traditionally related in song. It includes the world premiere of a new song cycle by composer Charlotte Bray and poet Nicki Jackowska, Crossing Faultlines, exploring women’s professional experiences of mentorship, discrimination and ambition. The concert also features new arrangements of songs from Judith Weir’s orchestral song cycle woman.life.song, originally commissioned and premiered by Jessye Norman at Carnegie Hall, as well as works by Helen Grime and Michele Brourman.
TRY BEFORE YOU BUY
Watch the trailer for this programme here
This event is an in-person and livestreamed event. Livestreamed performances will be available to watch live in our Digital Concert Hall at the advertised performance time and will be available to watch again and on demand until the end of November.
Want to watch this concert in person and at home? 'Hybrid' tickets, valid both in person and for the Digital Concert Hall, are also available for an additional £3 to the in-person price.
All our seating is unreserved. This means you are guaranteed a seat in your chosen area, but not a specific seat. In order to allow for social distancing, you will be seated as an individual or as a group, based on the number of tickets you booked for this concert.
For groups of more than 10, please phone or email the box office to book your tickets.
The performance duration is approximately 1 hour and there will be no interval.
TICKETS AND PASSES
(Online bookings only)
Book five or more concerts at the same time: 5% discount
Book ten or more concerts at the same time: 10% discount
Book fifteen or more concerts at the same time: 15% discount
For even further discounts click here for more information on our Festival Passes.
Tickets for both in-person and the Digital Concert Hall will be issued as eTickets by default. Printed tickets are available on request, for an additional fee.
Due to COVID-19 we have to do things a little differently this year. In order to keep everyone safe, our seating and concert conditions are subject to change in line with changing government guidance.
For more information about our COVID-19 safety measures, please click here.
If you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 on the day of the concert, please do not attend, but get in touch with our box office to arrange a refund.
Antonín Dvořák (1841 - 1904)Když mne stará matka (Songs my mother taught me) (Op. 55) from Cigánské Melodie (Gypsy Songs)
Judith Weir (b. 1954)Breasts! Songs of the Innocent Wild Child from woman.life.song
- Edge from woman.life.song
Carson P. CoomanBallad from Gold into Diamonds
Ricky Ian GordonMy Mother is a Singer from Sycamore Trees
Helen GrimeMilk Fever from Bright Travellers
- Council Offices from Bright Travellers
Florence Price (1887 - 1953)The Heart of a Woman
Michele Brourman (b. 1947)My Daughters