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”
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”
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”
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!