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”
With the festival just around the corner, have a listen to this podcast by the White Room to get a taste of what we have lined up this year. With a unique blend of early and contemporary music, as well as some history and insights into the artists, composers and … Continue reading “Listen to a New Festival Podcast”
Christopher Mayo is a Toronto-based composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal and electronic music. His music is characterised by its distinctive rhythmic language and diverse and eclectic inspirations. Christopher’s works have been commissioned and performed by leading ensembles worldwide, and now, he is bringing his work Beast to London for its … Continue reading “In Conversation with Christopher Mayo”
BBC Radio 3’s Sara Mohr-Pietsch chats with Spitalfields Music Festival 2017 artists, including festival curator André de Ridder, in a series of conversations.
We’re delighted to announce our full 2017 festival line-up ahead of public booking opening on Monday 18 September!
Our Open Call Works-in-Progress are now on sale! You can come and test scenes from Jackie Walduck’s opera The Migration Game, solving puzzles and clues as you negotiate the journey of migrants to London. Or take part in Ailís Ní Ríain’s intimate music theatre piece I used to feel exploring experiences … Continue reading “Open Call: Works-in-Progress On Sale”
We’re incredibly excited to announce the three successful artists for Open Call, an initiative to support three music creators in laboratory-style commissions: • Timothy Cape • Ailís Ní Ríain • Jackie Walduck We will work with them over the coming months to develop their project ideas which will be presented as … Continue reading “Open Call: artists announced”
Booking for this year’s Winter Festival has opened. We’re bringing early music stars The Sixteen and Solomon’s Knot to Shoreditch Town Hall and inviting you to a Shakespeare-inspired programme with superstar Mary Bevan in the church beneath which many of Shakespeare’s actor contemporaries are buried. For more contemporary culture lovers listen … Continue reading “General booking now open!”
We are thrilled to share this year’s Winter Festival programme with you. Come and join us in the vibrant area of Spitalfields for extraordinary music in inspiring places from 4 – 11 December. This year, alongside our Festival Favourites including The Sixteen and The English Concert, we’re bringing you the danceable rhythms … Continue reading “Winter Festival line-up revealed”
Our Summer Festival is well underway. So far we’ve already had 20 events, including a late-night candle-lit choir concert, a fun-filled afternoon bursting with music and creative activities in Shoreditch Church gardens, and original soul music at London’s first happy café. We’re stacking up some great reviews: the music sung by The … Continue reading “This year’s Summer Festival so far”