Carol Leeming Dare to Diva, is currently enthusiastically working on a new commission to compose a song with some Spoken Word with a brilliant Harpist, a long held aim to work with such a beautiful instrument – Carol says she want to create a ‘peoples song for troubling times to affirm positivity…’ Carol is to perform as vocalist and orate , also to play African percussion, for this new specially commissioned music, along with an inspired ensemble, of local gifted musical collaborators, for a truly amazing stage spectacle, with dance film projections and afterwards pyrotechnics, as part of the annual Cosmopolitan Festival August 27th 2016 Jubilee Square Leicester. The Cosmopolitan Festival will also include numerous other activities both visual and performing arts, in the street/venues across the city centre throughout the event.
See the Leicester Cosmopolitan fantastic Line Up of Artists and Activities here:
The Projects’ other music artists for onstage, include a stunning array of excellent culturally diverse talent, lead composer & Sax Richard Everett, John Berkavitch Spoken Word, Miranda Booth Harpist, Marcus Joseph Saxophonist, Julie Maxwell.Trumpet, Mike Sole Pianist, Will Todd Bassist, Hari Trivedi Tabla Player and Malcolm D’Sa Drummer.
The project is commissioned by Leicesters’ visionary Artistic Director Amanda Leandro, of the hugely successful Cosmopolitan Festival, that has been running for for several years, The Cosmopolitan Festival programmes a veritable host of Leicester culturally diverse arts and artists, it attracts as well as excites and delights, thousands and thousands of Leicester people, a truly diverse audience much like e.g. Leicester’s Caribbean Carnival. Cosmopolitan Festival also provides a much needed platform, for the very best of Leicesters’ host of stunning arts talent of all levels and experience. In addition to bringing innovative culturally diverse artists from other regions, and even internationally. Thus creating an important accessible artistic cultural legacy for the city.
Watch this space for further updates, on this brilliant visionary,exciting and amazing new art from Leicester’s finest artists, for the people of Leicester-its so about time !!!!!!