2008
DECEMBER
A concert performance at Southampton's Turner Sims Concert Hall on Thursday 4 December, 8.00 pm, featuring Julian Joseph, Cleveland Watkiss, Abigail Kelly, Steve Williamson and Christian Garrick. For more details and booking info, click here.
2007
JULY
London premiere performances took place at LSO St Luke's, London, from Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 July.
 
OCTOBER
The UK tour opened at the Cambridge Arts Theatre on Tuesday 23 October before coming to the Hackney Empire on Thursday 25 October.
 
NOVEMBER
The Bridgetower tour continued at Warwick Arts Centre (2nd); Hall for Cornwall, Truro (7th); Exeter Corn Exchange (9th); Malvern Festival Theatre (13th); Sheffield Lyceum Theatre (17th); De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea (24th) and Bridgewater Hall, Manchester (28th).
 
Featuring Cleveland Watkiss and Abigail Kelly replacing Jacqui Dankworth in the lead roles, and members of the Julian Joseph Big Band, including Christian Garrick on violin, Steve Williamson & Tony Kofi on saxophones, David Jean Baptiste on clarinets, Russell Bennett on trumpet, Winston Rollins & Richard Henry on trombones, Mark Hodgson on bass and Mark Mondesir on drums, with Julian Joseph directing from the piano.
 
 
 
Produced by the City of London Festival, English Touring Opera and James Joseph Music Management, with support from Passage of Music: Marking the Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act, and Arts Council England.
 
   

 

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