Sasha Johnson Manning

Born 1963
Sasha Johnson Manning
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1963
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Sasha Johnson Manning

Sasha Johnson Manning Biography (Wikipedia)

Sasha Johnson Manning (born 1963) is an English composer specialising in vocal pieces.

She graduated in voice and cello from the Royal Academy of Music in 1985.[citation needed] She has worked as a full-time soprano and composer ever since.[citation needed] Her singing career includes the BBC Radio 4s The Daily Service and extensive oratorio work throughout the country.[citation needed] She has performed across Europe and in Israel and the USA.[citation needed] She has worked with the Deller Consort, The Academy of St. Martin-in-the fields, the Britten Singers, Musical Offering and Partita.[citation needed]

As a composer Sasha specialises in writing for voices and held the position of composer-in-residence of the Saint Louis Chamber Chorus of Missouri for eight years, culminating in a Requiem for St.Louis. Sasha has composed for Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Lynne Dawson, Claron McFadden and the London Baroque.[citation needed]

In 2007 she composed the music for a major new piece, The Manchester Carols, a festive suite of new carols with words by soon-to-be Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. The world premiere of The Manchester Carols took place at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester on 14 December 2007. The Manchester Carols were published by Faber Music in 2009.[citation needed]

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Annunciation (The Manchester Carols)
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Annunciation (The Manchester Carols)

Annunciation (The Manchester Carols)

Choir
Manchester Carollers
Conductor
Richard Tanner
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Annunciation
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Annunciation
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Our Song
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Our Song

Our Song

Choir
Children from Bowdon Church Choir
Performer
Christopher Stokes
Holly Marland
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Requiem (excerpt)
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Requiem (excerpt)

Requiem (excerpt)

Choir
St Louis Chamber Chorus
Conductor
Barnes, Philip
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New Boy Born
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New Boy Born

New Boy Born

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Manchester Carollers
Conductor
Richard Tanner
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Mirabile Dictu from The Manchester Carols
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Mirabile Dictu from The Manchester Carols
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The People's Passion (rehearsal extract)
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The People's Passion (rehearsal extract)
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Requiem
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Requiem
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The Manchester Carols - The Present Song
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The Manchester Carols - The Present Song
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Romanca VI
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Romanca VI
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Gloria (excerpt) from People's Passion
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Gloria (excerpt) from People's Passion
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Mirabile Dictu from The Manchester Carols (text by Carol Ann Duffy)
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Mirabile Dictu from The Manchester Carols (text by Carol Ann Duffy)
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The Carol Singer's Carol:
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The Carol Singer's Carol:
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The Manchester Carols (Mirabile Dictu)
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The Manchester Carols (Mirabile Dictu)
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