'A secular hymn to humanity...  sublime'

MUSICALTALK

'An amazing and really important piece of work... the most incredibly stimulating piece of history. Stunning.' 

Baroness Helena Kennedy

Principal

Find out more about David Maxwell Fyfe at Kilmuir Papers

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The Human's in the Telling

 

To launch Project 2020, Dreams of Peace & Freedom received its' first immersive multi-media performance featuring the archive footage and pictures which are at the centre of The Human's in the Telling at Mansfield College, Oxford.

 

It was subsequently presented at The Palace of Justice in Nuremberg and The Palace of Westminster in London

at the invitation of Dominic Grieve.

 

And follow our story on Twitter @EnglishCabaret  and @OfficialTHINT 

 

 

Sue Casson's moving song cycle Dreams of Peace & Freedom, is at the heart of THE HUMAN'S IN THE TELLING 

a performance, recording, film and book telling, of a family story that commemorates the twin anniversaries of

the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials (75 years) and the European Convention on Human Rights (70 years) which coincide in 2020,

 

Last year, English Cabaret went out on the road filming in Scotland, England and Germany.

 

On July 27th, 100 days before the anniversary of the signing of the ECHR, the fully mastered recording of Dreams of Peace & Freedom, made at Lana Banana Studios was launched.

 

A more intimate podcast performance, with piano and voices and further commentary was launched in April and is now available in episodes at SoundCloud, on YouTube and on their website.

 

When the lockdown came into force they were putting the finishing touches to a

series of commemorative performances across the country for later in the year.

 

These have now been postponed, but the film of The Human's in the Telling which features the new recording set in the landscapes that inspired David Maxwell Fyfe went live online on October 21st,

along with an accompanying ebook. Follow our countdown and find out how to watch  @OfficialTHINT

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