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”
This year’s Summer Festival is a special one, marking our 40th birthday. We’re bringing extraordinary music to unexpected places in East London, from museums, cafés and churches to markets and gardens. Festival favourites The Sixteen and The English Concert return to Spitalfields alongside a late-evening choral pilgrimage from acclaimed choir … Continue reading “Revealing our 40th Summer Festival Programme”
Our programme for this year’s Summer Festival is now available! In this, our 39th year, we present a mix of early masterpieces, new music, intimate performances, and music for ears of all ages. We welcome three Associate Artists: baroque music ensemble La Nuova Musica, award-winning composer Emily Hall and composer, … Continue reading “Summer Festival 2015 programme announced”
Academy of Ancient Music’s Principal Cellist, Joseph Crouch, takes time to talk to us about his life, career and AAM’s exciting programme for this year’s Summer Festival. You started out in music as a chorister, why did you decide to change direction and pursue the cello? Necessity. I was one … Continue reading “Interview: Joseph Crouch”