Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


October Gallery
24 Old Gloucester Street



Betty Jackson King1. Dawn 2.Theology
Maria Corley ThompsonMotherless Child (arr.)
Kamilla Arku3 Improvisations on poems by Angelina Weld Grimké
Nkeiru OkoyeAfrican Sketches: Dancing Barefoot in the Rain; Dusk
Shirley ThompsonPsalm to Windrush
Errollyn WallenI wouldn’t normally say
Margaret BondsTroubled Water
Margaret BondsThree dream portraits
Florence PriceSong selection: 1. Song to the dark virgin, 2. To my little son, 3. Hold fast to dreams


Simone Ibbet-Brown – mezzo-soprano
Francesca Chiejina – Soprano
Kamilla Arku – Piano

Programme Note

The African Concert Series: African Women Concert

12 March, doors at 7.00pm, for 7.30pm start

Venue: October Gallery, London

For the International Women's Day, The African Concert Series is delighted to bring you an evening of music by African women composers performed by female musicians, featuring piano music and songs by Errollyn Wallen, Shirley J. Thompson, Betty Jackson King, Maria Thompson Corley, Nkeiru Okoye and Kamilla Arku.

Kamilla Arku – piano, Francesca Chiejina – Soprano, Simone Ibbet-Brown – mezzo-soprano

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