Spitalfields Music Festival 2017 Round Up

We’ve put together some Spitalfields Music Festival 2017 highlights and news…

André de Ridder announced as Spitalfields Music Festival 2018 Artistic Curator


We’re delighted to announce that André de Ridder will take up the role of Artistic Curator for a further year. Building on his 2017 Festival, André will programme authentic performances of classical masterpieces alongside bold new work from trailblazing contemporary musicians and collaborations that blur boundaries between musical genres – all delivered by the most exceptional international artists.

Join us on the journey to the 2018 Festival


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In the Press…
We received some glowing reviews of the festival in the press and thought we’d share some of them with you.

Watch this…


Classic Album Sundays Live Stream
As you weren’t able to join us at Classic Album Sundays you might like to watch the full interview with Max Richter and André de Ridder discussing their collaboration on Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi ‘The Four Seasons.

Listen to…


Sara Mohr-Pietsch in Conversation
BBC Radio 3’s Sara Mohr-Pietsch chats with festival artists, Liam Byrne, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Aart Strootman and Uri Caine in our series of extended conversations for our Spits Music Podcast.

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More about our Schumann Street Artists

Picture Gallery of festival highlights

We hope to see you in 2018!