Ellie Folkes and Tamsin Bainbridge recently took a trip out to the Olympic Park site in Stratford to see how work is progressing for the London 2012 Games.
For the Summer Festival 2010, the group is producing two events: a musical treasure hunt at the Arnold Circus Family Day on Sunday 13 June and Circulate Presents our penultimate Festival event at Village Underground on Friday 25 June.
Spitalfields Singers is open to all comers with no experience necessary, no ability to read music, and definitely no auditions. There are still a few spaces at this stage so if reading this has inspired you to get involved check out our website for more information. Otherwise, come and join us on 26 June!
In February 2010 Vital Arts and Spitalfields Music worked together to bring live music to families and new born babies on the maternity ward at the Royal London Hospital. The musicians performed and taught a selection of lullabies from around the world. With the help of willing families they also wrote simple songs in Arabic, Bengali, Somali and English.
I was lucky enough to be let out of the office a couple of weeks ago for a trip to see Cherry Trees, one of our Learning & Participation team’s partner schools, end of term performance. The Cherry Trees School is a primary school for boys with severe emotional and … Continue reading “Cherry Trees”
The members of our Women sing East group were recently invited to sit in on a rehearsal with The Sixteen and Harry Christophers at the Barbican for a performance of Bach’s B minor Mass.
Julia Chalkley puts into her own words her experience of the rehearsal.
Acting Festival Producer Ed McKeon’s trip to Berlin to see composer and artist Chris Newman.
Welcome our first entry in our new blog! Here you can find out a little bit more about what happens behind the scenes of Spitalfields Music. Please feel free to leave us comments or suggestions or come and chat with us at one of our events! Our Summer Festival 2010 … Continue reading “Blog Post no.1”