Sing Sistah Sing! Black History Month Special
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, Edinburgh
To mark Black History Month, internationally celebrated mezzo soprano Andrea Baker performs her award-winning celebration of the African American female voice. Weaving together the stories of women including Marian Anderson, Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin and Billie Holiday, Baker reveals the extraordinary lives of these powerful singers and their fight for artistic freedom at home and abroad. With Richard Lewis on piano.
2018 Edinburgh Festival Editors’ Award
Powerful voice, courageous women