Stars Are Rising

Friday 29th September at 7.45pm

Tickets £10

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Joanna Forest is a young and fast-rising star.

Joanna Forest’s first album – Stars are Rising – beat Alfie Boe and Andrea  Boccelli to become the number one classical album in March this year. This young singing sensation visits Thame as part of her national tour to perform songs from the album. Recorded with The City of Prague Philharmonic and Arts Symphonic Orchestras, “Stars Are Rising” is the debut album from Joanna Forest. Produced, orchestrated and conducted by world renowned pianist, Robert Emery, this stunning debut is cinematic in its scale, dramatic in
its tone and covers territory never before heard on a ‘classical crossover’ album.

Having trained at The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts she is now regarded as one of the most talented sopranos performing today. At the age of just 21, Joanna was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is considered one of the youngest ever to be diagnosed with the disease and since making a full recovery has been a key supporter of the charity CoppaFeel! of which she is one of their “Boobette” ambassadors.
Since focusing purely on her career as a classical crossover soprano Joanna has been extremely busy; In
2014, she devised, produced and performed at the huge CoppaFeel! concert, “Busting to Sing” in
partnership with The Sun Newspaper at the 1,400 seater Palace Theatre in London. Performing alongside other huge names from music and TV, she sang her own arrangement of Nessun Dorma solo and duetted with Paul Potts on Point of No Return from Phantom of the Opera.

In 2015 she performed at numerous football stadiums, charity events, awards ceremonies and her own shows before getting into the studio to start recording. On March 10th, 2017, Joanna released her debut album with the City of Prague Philharmonic and Arts Symphonic Orchestras which rocketed straight into the Official UK Classical Album Charts at Number One.

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