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’ve listed each artist and the song they performed!
Following the huge success of our 2017 Festival, we are delighted to announce that André de Ridder will take up the role of Artistic Curator for a further year.
Open Call As part of the Open Call program we are inviting expressions of interest for singers to take part in a new R&D project and vocal ensemble. Led by theatre and music maker Freya Wynn-Jones, we are looking to establish a new vocal company, telling stories using the power … Continue reading “Call Out For Vocal Artists: MotherDaughter”
We are delighted to announce Xana and Freya Wynn-Jones as the successful composers for Open Call, our initiative to support two music creators in laboratory-style commissions, generously supported by Help Musicians UK’s National Grants Programme and PRS for Music Foundation’s Open Fund. We will work with Xana and Freya over the next … Continue reading “Open Call 2017 Artists Announced”
Musical Rumpus, our award-winning opera created especially for babies and toddlers, heads to East London on tour this autumn. From late October, a reimagined Musical Rumpus: Fogonogo will travel to libraries and community venues across the East London boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Newham and Tower Hamlets. Babies will be … Continue reading “Musical Rumpus Autumn Tour”
We’re delighted to announce our full 2017 festival line-up ahead of public booking opening on Monday 18 September!
Thanks to the generous support from Help Musicians UK’s National Grants Programme, we are currently offering 3 days of training for 20-25 emerging music leaders and musicians looking to develop facilitation skills in creative music making and workshop leading, and the chance to reflect and build on their practice. Sessions … Continue reading “Skills Lab Training 2017/18: Applications Open”
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Newbould as Interim Chief Executive, covering Eleanor Gussman’s maternity leave from September 2017. Stephen will oversee Spitalfields Music’s Learning & Participation programme and Spitalfields Festival 2017, working closely with festival Artistic Curator André de Ridder. Stephen served as the Artistic Director and … Continue reading “Spitalfields Music announce Stephen Newbould as Interim Chief Executive”
Open Call is a 3 year 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. Part of our Artist Development strand, generously supported by Help Musicians UK’s National Grants Programme and PRS … Continue reading “Open Call 17/18 Applications now open!”