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Lizzie’s Interview with Johnian Magazine, St John’s College, Cambridge

Photo by Silvia Cruz

Photo by Silvia Cruz

Lizzie was delighted to be interviewed for Johnian Alumni Blog last week-this is the college that she attended at her time reading Music at Cambridge University. Read here for the full interview which included a career retrospective and details the joy of finding kindred spirits to collaborate with, referring to her recent partnership with Emily Blacksell, co-creator of their show Corrido: A Ballad for the Brave https://medium.com/@stjohnscamalumni/career-spotlight-lizzie-ball-d0bac591fb82

 

Lizzie Amongst The Daily Mail’s Top 50 Most Inspiring Femails

Lizzie Ball Included in Top 50 Fab FEMAILS

Lizzie is absolutely delighted to be included in a list of top 50 inspiring women as selected by a panel of Femail contributors in today’s Daily Mail. The piece was written to mark 50 years of the magazine. Lizzie shares the list with a list of truly remarkable women who are changing the world..’from cardiac surgeons to cricket bosses, and technology supremos to television whizz kids, the scope and range of these women is truly remarkable.’

Read the full article here.

Lizzie Ball by Lezil and RoseLizzie Ball by Lezil and Rose

CORRIDO World Press Acclaimed Premiere at V&A

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CORRIDO: A Ballad for the Brave, premiered on 2nd November to a sold out audience and standing ovation. Lizzie’s combined credits for the show as Lead Violinist, Vocalist, Composer, Co-Producer and Co-Creator set the scene for a tremendously bright and altogether fitting celebration for Mexico’s Day of the Dead Festival. The show was hosted exclusively by the museum as a part of the hugely successful Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up exhibition, in which many of Frida‘s personal possessions left the shores of her beloved Mexico for the first time in 50 years.

Lizzie shared the stage with Polish accordionist Bartosz Glowacki, Chilean guitarist Jorge Bravo, Mexican guitarist Morgan Szymanski and award-winning, critically acclaimed Actress and Director, Eve Best.

Lizzie Ball by Coline Brun Naujalis

CORRIDO: A Ballad for the Brave is an immersive concert which pays musical homage to artistic self-expression, amplifying female voices and honouring established heroines, including the life and works of Frida Kahlo. Drawing inspiration from the cultural landscape of her time, the concert carries an audience on an impressionistic audio-visual journey through exquisite music, original art and animation, and bold video design.

Behind-the-scenes the piece starred some of the entertainment industry’s most talented production team in Director, Co-Producer and Writer, Emily Blacksell (Old Vic),  Animator and Art-Director, Coline Brun-Naujalis, Sound Designer, John Leonard and Video and Light Designer, Rod Machlachlan.

It’s no wonder that the show was welcomed with international press acclaim and riotous applause from as far away as Mexico itself where the show was celebrated as ‘a triumphant debut of a show honouring Mexico, Frida and other strong women of the age’.

For more information about the show and to download its Programme, visit the V&A website.

CORRIDO Animation by Coline Brun-Naujalis

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