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 VI- Now God be Thanked
a free setting of Rupert Brooke's War Sonnet I - Peace, which expresses a pivotal moment in David Maxwell Fyfe's career - the cross-examination of Goering at the Nuremberg Trials.
Having looked at the way the histories that shaped David Maxwell Fyfe defined the development of Dreams of Peace & freedom, in a companion blog
Sue Casson explores how the histories of the newest generation of his family have characterized The Humans in the Telling .
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English Cabaret's tour of commemorative performances, has been postponed for now, but on 21st October the filmed recording and ebook of The Human's in the Telling goes live online.
Now Autumn's here - explore these lyric videos.
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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"