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Interview: Joseph Crouch

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Academy of Ancient Music’s Principal Cellist, Joseph Crouch, takes time to talk to us about his life, career and AAM’s exciting programme for this year’s Summer Festival. You started out in music as a chorister, why did you decide to change direction and pursue the cello?  Necessity. I was one … Continue reading “Interview: Joseph Crouch”

Intern Diaries: The fine line between music and noise…

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If you raised an eyebrow, thinking that you were about to be given a music theory lesson, then relax, because you’re just invited to enjoy another short ride through my musical experience. After almost two months  of interning at Spitalfields Music, I feel like I’ve finally discovered the chords of … Continue reading “Intern Diaries: The fine line between music and noise…”

Royal Academy of Music

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A few members of staff were lucky enough to get out of the office for a couple of hours to see the culmination of all the hard work 100 Tower Hamlets primary school children and students from the Royal Academy of Music have been putting in over the last few … Continue reading “Royal Academy of Music”

Intern Diaries: Caroline

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Learning & Participation intern, Caroline updates us on what she’s been up to over the last month: The second half of the Winter Festival flew by at the beginning of January with, amongst other things, a fantastic performance by Paul Agnew in which he interspersed recitative with interesting and anecdotal … Continue reading “Intern Diaries: Caroline”

Songs in the wires

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One of our more unusual concerts, Songs in the wires, boasts an impressive and varied line-up bringing together performers and composers from Fables – A Film Opera. Taking Melanie Pappenheim, Rebecca Askew and Mara Carlyle – three incredible contemporary singers, who draw on a wide range of musical styles – … Continue reading “Songs in the wires”