Tag: baroque

Artist Focus: The Academy of Ancient Music

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“One of the world’s greatest period-instrumentbands, the Academy of Ancient Music, is stuffed full with the superstars of the historically-informed style of playing.” Glasgow Herald With Easter upon us and a Bank holiday weekend to enjoy, we thought it would be a good time to draw your attention to The … Continue reading “Artist Focus: The Academy of Ancient Music”

Artist Focus: Arte dei Suonatori

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Baroque orchestra (or rather “an orchestra in a baroque manner” as they describe themselves) Arte dei Suonatori has a prolific concert schedule averaging on nearly one hundred concerts a year, performing in various settings and instrumental combinations. Formed in Poland in 1993 the group originally consisted of Polish string and … Continue reading “Artist Focus: Arte dei Suonatori”

60 seconds with… Rebecca

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Round two of our 60 seconds with a Spitalfields Music team member. This week Marketing & Box Office Assistant, Rebecca discusses new year’s resolutions, her love for Contemporary Finnish composers and European Metal bands! What was the first CD/LP/Album you bought? I think it was a Savage Garden cassette tape… … Continue reading “60 seconds with… Rebecca”

Winter Festival Highlights

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As we head in to the New Year, Acting Executive Director, Sarah Macnee shares with us the highlights of the remaining Winter Festival concerts. In the New Year we have two more wonderful Monteverdi concerts as well as Paul Agnew’s exploration of Monteverdi, Opera & Beyond on Thursday 6 January. … Continue reading “Winter Festival Highlights”

60 Seconds With…David Bates

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Today we have the next installation of our feature ’60 Seconds with…’! Over  the coming weeks we will be posting quick and quirky interviews with the people behind the music at the Winter Festival. There’s no hard and fast rule with what we ask – most questions come from members … Continue reading “60 Seconds With…David Bates”

Artist Focus: Retrospect Ensemble

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Unlimited in their choice of historical repertoire, Retrospect Ensemble is on a journey to explore a vast range of music with a fresh approach. Founded and directed by Matthew Halls, they enjoy an annual Wigmore Hall series, international concert engagements and a relationship with the Korean National Opera. Not only … Continue reading “Artist Focus: Retrospect Ensemble”