Announcing our Open Call Artists for 2018/19

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Thanks to the generous support of Help Musicians UK’s National Grants Programme, Open Call is an 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. In 2018/2019, we are working with Rich … Continue reading “Announcing our Open Call Artists for 2018/19”

Life as a Trainee Music Leader: Leanne Sedin

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The Trainee Music Leaders scheme is a 12-month training programme delivered in partnership with other arts organisations including Garsington Opera, LSO Discovery and Welsh National Opera. Through hands-on experience delivering projects, mentoring and guidance from experienced workshop leaders and practical training sessions, this programme provides a valuable platform for music … Continue reading “Life as a Trainee Music Leader: Leanne Sedin”

Creative Encounters with Spitalfields Music

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Spitalfields Music is extremely proud to announce the launch of our new creative residencies in care homes. Workshops for Creative Encounters (formerly Endless Imagination) will begin in Aspen Court in January 2019, and ultimately expand to three Tower Hamlets care homes. Following the success of the Living Arts pilot projects, … Continue reading “Creative Encounters with Spitalfields Music”

Spitalfields Music Festival 2018: In Review

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This year’s festival has come to a close, and after 9 days of breathtaking music, incredible performers, unique venues and wonderful audiences, we look back on the Spitalfields Music Festival 2018. Our programme examined quintessentially English music, from the likes of Byrd, Tallis, Purcell and Joy Division, emanating the beautiful … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music Festival 2018: In Review”

In Conversation with Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy

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As the world’s most popular album listening event, Classic Album Sundays tells the stories behind the albums that have shaped our culture and in some cases, our lives. The classic album listening concept was started in 2010 by radio host, DJ and journalist Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy. She founded Classic Album … Continue reading “In Conversation with Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy”