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Q&A with Robert Ames from London Contemporary Orchestra

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With Spitalfields Music Festival 2017 just around the corner we’ve been catching up with the artists and ensembles involved to find out about what to expect at their performances and what inspires them to create. Here’s Robert Ames, Artistic Director & Co-Principal Conductor of the London Contemporary Orchestra (LCO), talking about In the … Continue reading “Q&A with Robert Ames from London Contemporary Orchestra”

A conversation with Rosie Bergonzi performer in Musical Rumpus

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We were delighted to have Rosie join the cast of Musical Rumpus: Fogonogo in spring 2016, taking on the combined role of percussionist and character ‘Silver’. The opportunity arose towards the end of Rosie’s year as a one of our Trainee Music Leaders, an annual programme designed to offer musicians hands-on … Continue reading “A conversation with Rosie Bergonzi performer in Musical Rumpus”

Spitalfields Re-Sounded: Shabaka’s Initial walks

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This summer in Spitalfields Re-Sounded taking inspiration from sounds he’s collected around Spitalfields, Associate Artist, composer and saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings crafts a new piece of music for his band The Comet is Coming and guest artist Jason Singh. Finding music in the sounds of our environment, he subverts the traditional … Continue reading “Spitalfields Re-Sounded: Shabaka’s Initial walks”