Joanna was commissioned to write and arrange the music for The Last Women, a powerful interpretation of the stories of condemned women, which premiered at The Belgrade Theatre Coventry in April 2009.
The play explores descent and death through the interpretation of true accounts of women’s executions.
Songs by Joanna Foster, Helen Chadwick, Simon Monaghan, and Carran Waterfield. More information
Joanna's choreographed song cycle - Visions of 7 - premiered at The Arcola Theatre with her acapella group Anima
7 artists, 7 journeys, 7-year cycles, an amazing story of travelers without maps………….
Which way now? With vibrant songs and improvisation, ANIMA charts a journey through the unknown wilderness of our own lives. Creating magical sound landscapes – a terrain in which Lorca, Yeats, Rumi, and Foster speak – the personal becomes global in this epic and intimate tale..
Stunning vocal quartet ANIMA, innovative percussionist Javier Carmona. Choreographed by Fiona Creese and Lesley Hutchison. Conceived and composed by Jo Foster.
'the depth and power of Foster's jazz-inflected songs stands up to the competition' - Now Magazine
Joanna’s composition Talk To Me performed by an 800-voice choir at Sing for Water for Water Aid on London’s Southbank.
Listen to a sample of Joanna's music, scroll down within the player to hear more