Q&A with Robert Ames from London Contemporary Orchestra

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With Spitalfields Music Festival 2017 just around the corner we’ve been catching up with the artists and ensembles involved to find out about what to expect at their performances and what inspires them to create. Here’s Robert Ames, Artistic Director & Co-Principal Conductor of the London Contemporary Orchestra (LCO), talking about In the … Continue reading “Q&A with Robert Ames from London Contemporary Orchestra”

Open Call 2017 Artists Announced

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We are delighted to announce Xana and Freya Wynn-Jones as the successful composers for Open Call, our initiative to support two music creators in laboratory-style commissions, generously supported by Help Musicians UK’s National Grants Programme and PRS for Music Foundation’s Open Fund. We will work with Xana and Freya over the next … Continue reading “Open Call 2017 Artists Announced”

A conversation with Rosie Bergonzi performer in Musical Rumpus

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We were delighted to have Rosie join the cast of Musical Rumpus: Fogonogo in spring 2016, taking on the combined role of percussionist and character ‘Silver’. The opportunity arose towards the end of Rosie’s year as a one of our Trainee Music Leaders, an annual programme designed to offer musicians hands-on … Continue reading “A conversation with Rosie Bergonzi performer in Musical Rumpus”

Skills Lab Training 2017/18: Applications Open

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Thanks to the generous support from Help Musicians UK’s National Grants Programme, we are currently offering 3 days of training for 20-25 emerging music leaders and musicians looking to develop facilitation skills in creative music making and workshop leading, and the chance to reflect and build on their practice. Sessions … Continue reading “Skills Lab Training 2017/18: Applications Open”