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”

Spitalfields Music announces new project working with people living with dementia

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An elderly gentleman was sat, seemingly disconnected from the Living Arts session taking place around him. He was wearing a bright red jumper which one of the creative team noticed. When they said “I like your red jumper”, the gentleman responded, “it isn’t red, it’s campion”. This interaction surprised the … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music announces new project working with people living with dementia”

In Conversation with Anna Meredith

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Anna Meredith is a composer, producer and performer of both acoustic and electronic music. Her sound is frequently described as ‘uncategorisable’ and ‘genre-defying’ and straddles the different worlds of contemporary classical, art pop, electronica and experimental rock – or as The Guardian described it “majestic bangers”. Her music has been … Continue reading “In Conversation with Anna Meredith”

Spitalfields Music takes part in The Big Give

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We are extremely excited to announce that we are taking part in The Big Give 2018, a brilliant match funding initiative doubling your donations to raise money for Endless Imagination. Endless Imagination will work with over 180 older people and staff in care homes in Tower Hamlets, including residents living … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music takes part in The Big Give”

In Conversation with Christopher Mayo

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Christopher Mayo is a Toronto-based composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal and electronic music. His music is characterised by its distinctive rhythmic language and diverse and eclectic inspirations. Christopher’s works have been commissioned and performed by leading ensembles worldwide, and now, he is bringing his work Beast to London for its … Continue reading “In Conversation with Christopher Mayo”

Open Rehearsals for Young Creatives

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We’re offering young musicians from East London exclusive & free access to this year’s Festival, including: Two Open Rehearsal sessions Free tickets to performances following Open Rehearsals An exclusive conversation with the Festival’s Artistic Curator André de Ridder, where you get to ask the questions! Open Rehearsals Ever wondered what … Continue reading “Open Rehearsals for Young Creatives”