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Spitalfields Music takes part in The Big Give

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We are extremely excited to announce that we are taking part in The Big Give 2018, a brilliant match funding initiative doubling your donations to raise money for Endless Imagination. Endless Imagination will work with over 180 older people and staff in care homes in Tower Hamlets, including residents living … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music takes part in The Big Give”

Open Rehearsals for Young Creatives

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We’re offering young musicians from East London exclusive & free access to this year’s Festival, including: Two Open Rehearsal sessions Free tickets to performances following Open Rehearsals An exclusive conversation with the Festival’s Artistic Curator André de Ridder, where you get to ask the questions! Open Rehearsals Ever wondered what … Continue reading “Open Rehearsals for Young Creatives”

Open Call 18/19 Applications now open!

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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, Spitalfields Music is working with Rich Mix to support three artists to execute their project idea, working … Continue reading “Open Call 18/19 Applications now open!”

In Conversation with Nicole Lizée

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Called a “brilliant musical scientist” and lauded for “creating a stir with listeners for her breathless imagination”, award-winning composer and video artist Nicole Lizée joins Spitalfields Music on Wednesday 5 December at Trinity Buoy Wharf. The Riot Ensemble perform the UK premiere of her Black Midi for chamber ensemble in … Continue reading “In Conversation with Nicole Lizée”

Soundbox is recruiting – sign up!

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Are you a young person aged 11+? Do you enjoy making music and meeting new people? Soundbox is an all-ability inclusive music collective that brings together disabled and non-disabled musicians aged 11+ from East London and beyond to make and create music using a mixture of traditional instruments, music technology … Continue reading “Soundbox is recruiting – sign up!”

Spitalfields Music Team Update

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Eleanor Gussman, Chief Executive, will not be returning to Spitalfields Music this Autumn. Following the birth of her daughter she has decided to pursue a freelance career. The Spitalfields Music Board has expressed their appreciation for her very significant contribution to the company. The Board is delighted that Stephen Newbould, … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music Team Update”

Applications now open for Skills Lab

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Skills Lab: Practical training to develop skills and confidence in Creative Music Leading Thanks to the generous support from Help Musicians UK’s National Grants Programme and Thistle Trust, Spitalfields Music is offering 3 days of training for around 25 emerging music leaders and musicians looking to develop facilitation skills in … Continue reading “Applications now open for Skills Lab”

Spitalfields Music Festival 2017 Round Up

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We’ve put together some Spitalfields Music Festival 2017 highlights and news… André de Ridder announced as Spitalfields Music Festival 2018 Artistic Curator We’re delighted to announce that André de Ridder will take up the role of Artistic Curator for a further year. Building on his 2017 Festival, André will programme authentic … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music Festival 2017 Round Up”