Two Songs from Friday Afternoons by Emily Howard is a 5-minute work for children’s choir and piano. With texts by Selma Dimitrijevic the two songs are called
1. Big Bums
2. Pi (A Pie?)
Two Songs from Friday Afternoonswere commissioned by Opera North in celebration of Benjamin Britten’s 100th anniversary. The works were premiered on 22 November 2013 at the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds by Opera North’s Children’s Chorus, Scotton Lingerfield Primary School, Old Earth Primary School, Our Lady and St Peter Roman Catholic Primary School, Monkwood Primary School, conducted by Justin Doyle with Anthony Kraus, piano.