Contemporary Classical

Dane Sandi Toksvig's Mirth Control Goes Nordic!

Part of WOW – Women of the World

Hosted by Sandi Toksvig, this annual WOW – Women of the World highlight is a raucous night of comedy and music inspired by great women. Join us for fun,hygge and ABBA as Sandi looks to the Nordic countries for inspiration.

Enjoy performances from internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, the WOW Orchestra and its guest conductor Jessica Cottis, Voicelab choir lead by Cecilia Stalin,Tomorrow's Warriors Female Jazz Collective led by Cassie Kinoshi, award-winning vocalist Jumoké Fashola, musical theatre star Anna-Jane Casey and stand up from Holly Walsh.

This event is part of Nordic Matters, a year-long exploration of arts and culture from Aland Islands, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

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