Play // Dorothy Parker Takes a Trip // Presteigne Festival
Aug
26
7:30 PM19:30

Play // Dorothy Parker Takes a Trip // Presteigne Festival

Following their sell-out performance at the Oxford Playhouse, a further revival at Presteigne Festival of Dorothy Parker Takes a Trip, the one-act solo play commissioned by and premiered at Dartington International Festival.

Devised and co-created by singer and actor Sarah Gabriel and director Richard Williams, with Iain Farrington as music director, this is a story about legendary writer and wit Dorothy Parker’s immense talent and complicated life, with songs by Harold Arlen, George Gershwin, Rodgers & Hart, Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael and others. Also featuring Dorothy Parker’s lawyer’s assistant and a filing cabinet.

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Concert // Happy Birthday, Harry // Celebrating Harrison Birtwistle
Aug
20
5:15 PM17:15

Concert // Happy Birthday, Harry // Celebrating Harrison Birtwistle

Celebrating the composer Harrison Birtwistle at Dartington Festival.

Sarah Gabriel, Gillian Keith sopranos, Tom Randle tenor, Jernej Albreht clarinets, Lydia Hillerudh cello, Paul Archibald, Lucy Humphris trumpets, Brett Baker trombone, Joseph Havlat, Stephen de Pledge piano, Gildas Quartet, Dartington Brass Ensemble. Presented by Joanna MacGregor.

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Concert // These foolish things // Songs of the jazz age
Aug
19
10:00 PM22:00

Concert // These foolish things // Songs of the jazz age

Sarah Gabriel (vocalist), Steve Dummer (clarinet) and Stephen de Pledge (piano) continue their exploration of popular songs at Dartington Festival. Music by George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael and lyricist Dorothy Field sits alongside European counterparts: Noel Coward, Kurt Weill, and the doyennes of Parisian cabaret, Marguerite Monnot and Edith Piaf.

Tickets are available here.

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Recital // A Musical Land // Sarah Gabriel & Charlotte Forrest // Britten-Pears Foundation
Aug
2
5:00 PM17:00

Recital // A Musical Land // Sarah Gabriel & Charlotte Forrest // Britten-Pears Foundation

Sarah Gabriel (soprano) and Charlotte Forrest (piano) join the three-part series, A Musical Land, at The Red House, Aldeburgh, with songs written by British composers who travelled to Europe to broaden their musical horizons, as well as by European composers who influenced them and with whom they developed friendships. To include music by Poulenc, Michael Berkeley, Britten, Ethel Smyth, Ravel and others.

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Show // Fly Me to the Moon // Petworth Festival 2019
Jul
20
8:00 PM20:00

Show // Fly Me to the Moon // Petworth Festival 2019

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing in 1969, Fly Me to the Moon is a warm and witty one-hour expedition to our nearest neighbour in outer space.

Author and presenter Lucy Hawking, soprano and actor Sarah Gabriel, composer and music director Joseph Atkins and director Richard Williams investigate the ancient and constant human desire to capture what lies beyond us - with music by Schumann and Schubert, Haydn, Barber, and mash-ups of David Bowie, Pink Floyd, 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star', Mozart and Monteverdi.

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Show // Fly Me to the Moon // Petworth Festival 2019
Jul
20
5:00 PM17:00

Show // Fly Me to the Moon // Petworth Festival 2019

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing in 1969, Fly Me to the Moon is a warm and witty one-hour expedition to our nearest neighbour in outer space.

Author and presenter Lucy Hawking, soprano and actor Sarah Gabriel, composer and music director Joseph Atkins and director Richard Williams investigate the ancient and constant human desire to capture what lies beyond us - with music by Schumann and Schubert, Haydn, Barber, and mash-ups of David Bowie, Pink Floyd, 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star', Mozart and Monteverdi.

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Songs by Weill & Eisler // Brecht the Poet // Ledbury Poetry Festival
Jul
10
7:30 PM19:30

Songs by Weill & Eisler // Brecht the Poet // Ledbury Poetry Festival

Following their appearance at Kings Place, London, The Sage Gateshead and The Queen’s College, Oxford, Sarah Gabriel (soprano) and Joseph Atkins (piano), join translators of the new Collected Poems of Bertolt Brecht, Tom Kuhn and David Constantine at Ledbury Poetry Festival. Directed by Sue Parrish of Sphinx Theatre Company.

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Play // Barlines - Conversations with Tippett in prison // Pumphouse, Aldeburgh
Jun
15
4:00 PM16:00

Play // Barlines - Conversations with Tippett in prison // Pumphouse, Aldeburgh

An evocation Michael Tippett’s life-changing two-month stint in Wormwood Scrubs prison in 1943 as a conscientious objector. Set in the confines of Tippett’s cell, an hour of music, letters to the outside world, and conversations with Benjamin Britten. Written and directed by Sarah Gabriel (A House on Middagh Street, commissioned by the Britten-Pears Foundation and premiered during the 2018 Aldeburgh Festival) in collaboration with Tippett's biographer, Oliver Soden. Booking details to follow shortly.

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Songs by Weill & Eisler // Brecht the Poet // The Sage, Gateshead
May
2
7:30 PM19:30

Songs by Weill & Eisler // Brecht the Poet // The Sage, Gateshead

Following their appearance at Kings Place, London and The Queen’s College, Oxford, Sarah Gabriel (soprano) and Joseph Atkins (piano), join translators of the new Collected Poems of Bertolt Brecht, Tom Kuhn and David Constantine at The Sage Gateshead for the Newcastle Poetry Festival. Directed by Sue Parrish of Spinx Theatre Company.

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Tour // Air Loom // BBC Hall // Swansea
Apr
8
7:30 PM19:30

Tour // Air Loom // BBC Hall // Swansea

Air Loom is a new album of dreamlike music, distilling composer and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Angliss’s lifetime’s work with ancient instruments and extraordinary electroacoustic techniques (album release date: 30 March 2019). Joined by Sarah Gabriel (vocalist) and Stephen Hiscock (percussionist), this is the Swansea date for their national tour.

Tickets for BBC Hall, Swansea, available here.

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TOUR // AIR LOOM // CUBE CINEMA // BRISTOL
Apr
7
7:30 PM19:30

TOUR // AIR LOOM // CUBE CINEMA // BRISTOL

Air Loom is a new album of dreamlike music, distilling composer and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Angliss’s lifetime’s work with ancient instruments and extraordinary electroacoustic techniques (album release date: 30 March 2019). Joined by Sarah Gabriel (vocalist) and Stephen Hiscock (percussionist), this is the Bristol date for their national tour.

Tickets for The Cube, Bristol, are available here.

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TOUR // AIR LOOM // GOLDEN LION // TODMORDEN
Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

TOUR // AIR LOOM // GOLDEN LION // TODMORDEN

Air Loom is a new album of dreamlike music, distilling composer and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Angliss’s lifetime’s work with ancient instruments and extraordinary electroacoustic techniques (album release date: 30 March 2019). Joined by Sarah Gabriel (vocalist) and Stephen Hiscock (percussionist), this is the Yorkshire date for their national tour.

Tickets on the door; more information about the Golden Lion Todmorden here.

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TOUR // AIR LOOM // ANTHONY BURGESS FOUNDATION // MANCHESTER
Apr
5
7:30 PM19:30

TOUR // AIR LOOM // ANTHONY BURGESS FOUNDATION // MANCHESTER

Air Loom is a new album of dreamlike music, distilling composer and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Angliss’s lifetime’s work with ancient instruments and extraordinary electroacoustic techniques (album release date: 30 March 2019). Joined by Sarah Gabriel (vocalist) and Stephen Hiscock (percussionist), this is the Manchester date for their national tour.

Tickets on the door; more information about the Golden Lion Todmorden here.

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TOUR // AIR LOOM // STAR & SHADOW // NEWCASTLE
Apr
4
7:30 PM19:30

TOUR // AIR LOOM // STAR & SHADOW // NEWCASTLE

Air Loom is a new album of dreamlike music, distilling composer and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Angliss’s lifetime’s work with ancient instruments and extraordinary electroacoustic techniques (album release date: 30 March 2019). Joined by Sarah Gabriel (vocalist) and Stephen Hiscock (percussionist), this is the Newcastle date for their national tour.

Tickets for Star and Shadow, Newcastle, are available here.

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TOUR // AIR LOOM // GLAD CAFE // GLASGOW
Apr
3
7:30 PM19:30

TOUR // AIR LOOM // GLAD CAFE // GLASGOW

Air Loom is a new album of dreamlike music, distilling composer and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Angliss’s lifetime’s work with ancient instruments and extraordinary electroacoustic techniques (album release date: 30 March 2019). Joined by Sarah Gabriel (vocalist) and Stephen Hiscock (percussionist), this is the Glasgow date for their national tour.

Tickets for The Glad Cafe, Glasgow are available here.

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PRE-LAUNCH // AIR LOOM // THE MARLBOROUGH BRIGHTON
Mar
26
8:00 PM20:00

PRE-LAUNCH // AIR LOOM // THE MARLBOROUGH BRIGHTON

Air Loom is a new album of dreamlike music, distilling composer and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Angliss’s lifetime’s work with ancient instruments and extraordinary electroacoustic techniques (album release date: 30 March 2019). Joined by Sarah Gabriel (vocalist) and Stephen Hiscock (percussionist) they begin their national tour in early April.

Tickets for Brighton are available here.

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