Summer Festival 2016

Revealing our 40th Summer Festival Programme

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This year’s Summer Festival is a special one, marking our 40th birthday. We’re bringing extraordinary music to unexpected places in East London, from museums, cafés and churches to markets and gardens. Festival favourites The Sixteen and  The English Concert return to Spitalfields alongside a late-evening choral pilgrimage from acclaimed choir Ex Cathedra, and there’s sumptuous baroque from leading … Continue reading “Revealing our 40th Summer Festival Programme”

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In Review: This year’s Winter Festival

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This year’s Winter Festival finished with a bang on Tuesday as Solomon’s Knot presented a dazzling performance of Bach’s seasonal masterpiece, Christmas Oratorio, and we’re pleased to share some photo highlights of our favourite festival moments with you. We’ve had some great reviews of this year’s festival performances, with George … Continue reading “In Review: This year’s Winter Festival”

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Spitalfields Music Donors Raise £100,000 Through the Big Give Christmas Challenge

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We are so grateful to the generosity of all our Big Give Christmas Challenge donors who raised £50,000. This enabled us to receive a further £50,000 in match funding from The Childhood Trust. The money will be well spent going towards our Neighbourhood Schools programme, an innovative series of creative … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music Donors Raise £100,000 Through the Big Give Christmas Challenge”

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Joglaresa joins this year’s Winter Festival

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This year’s Winter Festival begins on Friday, and we’re pleased to announce a late addition to the programme. Early music rebels Joglaresa will be presenting a free lunchtime perfomance, celebrating the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta with songs that challenge the supreme authority of kings, criticise the … Continue reading “Joglaresa joins this year’s Winter Festival”

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This year’s Winter Festival Programme Revealed

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This year’s Winter Festival runs from 4-15 December offering something for everyone with an extraordinary blend of music, puppetry, film and discussions to explore We’re welcoming back old favourites including The Sixteen and The English Concert, and extending an invitation to some of classical music’s brightest new starts including B’Rock, … Continue reading “This year’s Winter Festival Programme Revealed”

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Spitalfields Music announces the appointment of Eleanor Gussman as new Chief Executive

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Eleanor Gussman as Spitalfields Music’s new Chief Executive. She will take up her post in October 2015. Professor Maurice Biriotti, Chair of Spitalfields Music commented: “Eleanor’s superb musical and artistic integrity, combined with her passionate belief in the power of music, make … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music announces the appointment of Eleanor Gussman as new Chief Executive”