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Best of the Fest (and the Rest)

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The next installment of our regular feature Best of the Fest (and the Rest) and this week it’s the turn of Marketing Assistant, Rebecca Steel. The Festival event I can’t wait to see is EXAUDI‘s concert on Friday 7 January. I have seen them perform contemporary music several times and … Continue reading “Best of the Fest (and the Rest)”

Brochures in Unexpected Places…

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We asked the Spitalfields Music team to take a photo of themselves and their beloved Spitalfields Music brochure in an unexpected place. Why? We’re renowned for programming extraordinary music in unexpected places and we wanted to see how creative our team could be outside of the office . Take a look at … Continue reading “Brochures in Unexpected Places…”

Intern Diaries: Caroline & the Spitalfields Singers

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The merry band that is Spitalfields Singers, our community choir, has now met for six weeks on Thursdays between 12.30 and 1.30pm. In the light and airy space of Hanbury Hall, we follow Camille Maalawy’s enthusiastic directions. Starting with syllabic warm-ups and breathing exercises before embarking on sung interchanges to … Continue reading “Intern Diaries: Caroline & the Spitalfields Singers”

Best of the Fest (and the Rest)

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Here at Spitalfields Music HQ, we spend a lot of time asking what you are looking forward to at our Festival. So we thought it was high time, that we began telling you what we are looking forward to this Winter Festival. And sadly, because our lovely Festivals cannot run … Continue reading “Best of the Fest (and the Rest)”

Intern Diaries: My first two weeks… Part II

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And so I arrived at Spitalfields Music on a bright sunny day towards the end of September to begin my six month Learning & Participation internship. The first week whizzed by – meeting staff, gradually learning how the organisation works and more particularly, scratching the surface of the many projects … Continue reading “Intern Diaries: My first two weeks… Part II”

What does Spitalfields Music mean to you?

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During this year’s Summer Festival we asked members of our audience, the local community and others with close links to us, what Spitalfields Music meant to them. Here’s a little of what came back: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuE-8Z33zuI&w=500] [video by Andy Weir] See more videos about and by Spitalfields Music on our YouTube … Continue reading “What does Spitalfields Music mean to you?”

Intern Diaries: My first two weeks…

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I wasn’t quite sure what to expect as I was coming up the narrow staircase to the Spitalfields Music office. The tube strike had meant that I’d been given an extra hour off work, a luxury I was more than willing to take! I walked in to gatecrash the Team … Continue reading “Intern Diaries: My first two weeks…”

Summer Festival 2010

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Our Summer Festival ran from 11-26 June with over 65% of audience members making their first visit to the Festival and over 10,000 people attending!! That’s a record! We had a fantastic time, and we hope those who attended did also. Here are a few photos of our favourite festival moments and events: … Continue reading “Summer Festival 2010”