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What makes you think that you can sing?

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Arlene Adair shares her experiences of being a singer, performing in Women sing East and rehearsing for the world premiere of our community opera We are Shadows: “Do you honestly think that you can sing?” The words of my eldest, my first born, daughter pierced my brain bringing what I … Continue reading “What makes you think that you can sing?”

Artist Focus: La Venexiana

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La Venexiana are the Italian Madrigal Group. Founded by soprano Rossana Bertini and counter-tenor Claudio Cavina, they are some of the most experienced performers in the early music field. They open the second half of our Winter Festival with a beautiful programme of highlights from Monteverdi’s Books Five to Nine of Madrigals … Continue reading “Artist Focus: La Venexiana”

The Lullaby Diaries (Part 3)

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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.

The Lullaby Diaries (Part 1)

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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.