Spitalfields Music announce Stephen Newbould as Interim Chief Executive

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Newbould as Interim Chief Executive, covering Eleanor Gussman’s maternity leave from September 2017. Stephen will oversee Spitalfields Music’s Learning & Participation programme and Spitalfields Festival 2017, working closely with festival Artistic Curator André de Ridder. Stephen served as the Artistic Director and … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music announce Stephen Newbould as Interim Chief Executive”

Open Call 17/18 Applications now open!

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Open Call is a 3 year initiative to support music creators in laboratory-style commissions; offering opportunities to challenge compositional practice, explore working in new ways and provoke dialogue between composers, ideas and audiences. Part of our Artist Development strand, generously supported by Help Musicians UK’s National Grants Programme and PRS … Continue reading “Open Call 17/18 Applications now open!”

General booking now open!

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Booking for this year’s Winter Festival has opened. We’re bringing early music stars The Sixteen and Solomon’s Knot to Shoreditch Town Hall and inviting you to a Shakespeare-inspired programme with superstar Mary Bevan in the church beneath which many of Shakespeare’s actor contemporaries are buried. For more contemporary culture lovers listen … Continue reading “General booking now open!”

In review: our 40th anniversary Summer Festival

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This year’s Summer Festival came to a close with eight nights of immersive circus and music in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, bringing together world-class artists and local performers for an ethereal journey through the underworld. We’re please to share some photo festival highlights of our favourite moments with you. We also … Continue reading “In review: our 40th anniversary Summer Festival”