singer of songs ...
‘haunting original songs.' Scotsman 'witty lyrics and soaring melodies’ Big Issue
'a great rapport with the audience and a gorgeous voice' Broadway Baby
he found inspiring to tell the story of his journey from Nuremberg to Strasbourg.
marks the joint anniversaries of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials (75) and the European Convention on Human Rights (70)
To celebrate the launch of the new recording of Dreams of Peace & Freedom, Casson is sharing a song from the cycle each Monday on Twitter.
This week Part V- These Hearts
a free setting of Rupert Brooke's War Sonnet IV - The Dead, which opens with letters exchanged between David Maxwell Fyfe and his wife Sylvia, as he confronted evidence of the Holocaust.
In the latest of her series of blogs about the development of Dreams of Peace & Freedom
Sue Casson looks at the how the history that shaped David Maxwell Fyfe proved the way to introduce him to a modern audience.
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English Cabaret is a production partnership
with Tom Blackmore.
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Casson is a founding director of TSLR,
an incubation company for a host of projects.
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and find out more.
This Autumn English Cabaret would have been launching a tour of commemorative performances, beginning at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
where this all began.
Explore some late summer lyric videos. Click on a pic to start
Hear Sue Casson talk to Thos Ribbits about the new recording, David Maxwell Fyfe's post war legacy, and why his story is important today.
"A magnificent work by Sue Casson about freedom, democracy, liberty."
"A beautiful rich tapestry"