Eska | Lisa Hannigan | Emel Mathlouthi
Sabrina Mahfouz | Nadine Shah
Nu Civilisation Orchestra
play Joni Mitchell’s
Wednesday 8 March | 7.30pm
LONDON Royal Festival Hall
International Women’s Day: Simply Spectacular!
Tomorrow’s Warriors is incredibly proud to mark International Women’s Day with a headline concert in the Royal Festival Hall. Our Nu Civilisation Orchestra, conducted by Peter Edwards will host a spectacular, star-studded line-up of phenomenal women performing specially-commissioned arrangements of Joni Mitchell’s modern day classic: HEJIRA.
Blending folk, jazz and pop influences, Hejira uses the Prophet Muhammad’s Hijra as a jumping-off point to tell stories of personal journeys, figuratively and literally, and this set of shimmering new arrangements from our alumni composers Cassie Kinoshi, Max de Lucia and the band’s musical director, Peter Edwards gives each of our special guests a fresh path on which to travel, with the freedom to bring their unique personalities to Mitchell’s classic songs.
We’ve said it’ll be spectacular and here’s why…not only do we have Eska, Lisa Hannigan,Emel Mathlouthi, Sabrina Mahfouz and Nadine Shah, but also we have a 40-piece Southbank Centre Voicelab choir led by Liz Swain, working in collaboration with performers from Women for Refugee Women. Book now! It’ll take your breath away!