Ahoy! Premiere

Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose Premiere 24 June 2013 Portsmouth

This world-premiere musical celebration featured 400 singers of all ages, including children from local schools, alongside The Portsmouth Grammar School Community Choir, The Festival Choir and renowned local performer and comedian Hugh Dennis (‘The Now Show’ and ‘Mock the Week’). Alexander L’Estrange, the composer, performed in the Call Me Al Quintet.

Information from Info@portsmouthfestivities.co.uk

AHOY from CCi TV


Listen to Alexander L’Estrange’s interview with Radio Solent


See and hear excerpts from the Premiere with Conductor Sam Gladstone


See “The Making of Ahoy!” including interviews with the composer, and singers: adults and children

Buy Ahoy! CD

Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose CD

Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose CD

The CD of Ahoy! is now available! Buy the CD of Ahoy!

Professionally sung SATB learning CDs are also now available.

Ahoy! Premiere: Portsmouth 24 June 2013

On Monday 24 June 2013 the Portsmouth Guildhall was the setting for the premiere of Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose as part of the Portsmouth Festivities.  Watch the premiere of Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose

From Zimbe! to Ahoy!

“Full fathom five African music lies: of its bones are chorales made. Zimbe! makes pearls that were its tunes: nothing of Africa that might fade but now enjoys a sea-change into something rich, and L’Estrange.”
Mike Wilmott
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