Brain Jar Session #1

April 4 2018 at Brain Jar in Hull.

In rehearsal with Russell Plows, Ben Newton, Poppy Shotts and Rosie Middleton


The first in a series of informal quarterly concerts at Hull’s friendly Brain Jar. Session 1 included works by five composers in or from Hull.

Including music by:

Tom Armitage

Isperanza, Scenes 4 & 6 – sung by Rosie Middleton & Poppy Shotts

Michael Betteridge

Human from #echochamber – sung by Rosie Middleton
Browning Songs – sung by Rosie Middleton

Sandy Clark

The Water Fairy, Episode 4 (1st performance) – sung by Poppy Shotts

Russell Plows

Christmas Meeting (first half) – sung by Joanna Gamble
Janet from Gaudete (1st performance) – sung by Charlotte Coggin

Omar Shahryar

Do not go gentle into that good night – sung by Rosie Middleton


Performed by
 Rosie Middleton, Poppy Shotts, Joanna Gamble and Charlotte Coggin

Accompanied by
 Ben Newton (keyboards), Stephanie Halsey (harp) & Daniel Thompson (flute)

Russell Plows – Director
Ben Newton – Music Director
Lucy Thomson-Smith – Assistant

This production was made possible with the generous support of Patience and Michael Vince.
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