Category: Blog Posts

Announcing our Open Call Artists for 2018/19

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Open Call is an initiative to support music creators in laboratory-style commissions; offering opportunities to challenge compositional practice, explore working in new ways and provoke dialogue between composers, ideas and audiences. In 2018/2019, we are working with Rich Mix to support three artists to execute their project idea inspired by … Continue reading “Announcing our Open Call Artists for 2018/19”

Creative Encounters with Spitalfields Music

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Spitalfields Music is extremely proud to announce the launch of our new creative residencies in care homes. Workshops for Creative Encounters (formerly Endless Imagination) will begin in Aspen Court in January 2019, and ultimately expand to three Tower Hamlets care homes. Following the success of the Living Arts pilot projects, … Continue reading “Creative Encounters with Spitalfields Music”

In Conversation with Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy

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As the world’s most popular album listening event, Classic Album Sundays tells the stories behind the albums that have shaped our culture and in some cases, our lives. The classic album listening concept was started in 2010 by radio host, DJ and journalist Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy. She founded Classic Album … Continue reading “In Conversation with Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy”

Spitalfields Music announces new project working with people living with dementia

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An elderly gentleman was sat, seemingly disconnected from the Living Arts session taking place around him. He was wearing a bright red jumper which one of the creative team noticed. When they said “I like your red jumper”, the gentleman responded, “it isn’t red, it’s campion”. This interaction surprised the … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music announces new project working with people living with dementia”