Category: Festival

The Winter Festival draws to a close…

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Tonight we have the last two concerts of our Winter Festival. A fantastic double bill beginning with the wonderful EXAUDI in what will be a stunning rendition of Monteverdi’s Third Book of Madrigals at 6.30 pm followed by Retrospect Ensemble with a programme of Italian instrumental music exploring the styles … Continue reading “The Winter Festival draws to a close…”

Best of the Fest (and the Rest)

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For our final instalment of the Spitalfields Music staff’s picks from the Winter Festival and the rest of cultural London, we have Marketing & Communications Intern, Michael sharing his favourite forthcoming events. The concert I’m most looking forward to this festival is Monteverdi, Opera & Beyond (6 January) being given … Continue reading “Best of the Fest (and the Rest)”

Winter Festival Highlights

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As we head in to the New Year, Acting Executive Director, Sarah Macnee shares with us the highlights of the remaining Winter Festival concerts. In the New Year we have two more wonderful Monteverdi concerts as well as Paul Agnew’s exploration of Monteverdi, Opera & Beyond on Thursday 6 January. … Continue reading “Winter Festival Highlights”

Intern Diaries: Michael’s Winter Festival week

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And with around 150 participants taking their final bow at Fables – A Film Opera, the first part of the Winter Festival drew to a close. (Well sort of; there were of course lots of things to do such as tidy up, and battle with the weather). The Festival week … Continue reading “Intern Diaries: Michael’s Winter Festival week”

Intern Diaries: Caroline’s Festival experience

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As Learning & Participation Intern, the first part of the Winter Festival, for me, was focused on the L&P events. The week began with the daily staff briefing and all the abbreviations on the fat schedule suddenly became identifiable people! The mood of the office changed slightly as passing ships … Continue reading “Intern Diaries: Caroline’s Festival experience”

Our Winter Festival so far…

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Its been an extremely busy week for us all with Week One of our Winter Festival sadly at an end. Its been a huge success, and a highly eventful week. The performances have been so exceptional, that we couldn’t sum up in one sentence all the incredible highlights, so we thought we would share … Continue reading “Our Winter Festival so far…”

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 Cathy Birch, Programme Manager: Learning & Participation With a fantastic first week of the Winter Festival nearly at its end I’m already looking forward to what’s coming up in January … Continue reading “Best of the Fest (and the Rest)”

Winter Festival Webcast

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The Winter Festival starts today! We cornered Programme Directors Kate Wyatt (Festivals) and Clare Lovett (Learning & Participation) and asked them about what goes into programming  the Winter Festival and Learning & Participation events. Listen for a sneak preview of Winter Festival artists, Club Moxie (Aspirations programme students) and Fables – … Continue reading “Winter Festival Webcast”

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)”