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Geraldine Pilgrim’s TOYNBEE: call for participants

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Want to be part of a site-specific contemporary installation with music, performance and visuals? Our partner Artsadmin is looking for performers of all ages to join artist Geraldine Pilgrim’s theatrical exploration of Toynbee Hall and Studios. The work takes inspiration from the vibrant history of the buildings, and their role … Continue reading “Geraldine Pilgrim’s TOYNBEE: call for participants”

Alteration to TOYNBEE: Fragments of Other Lives & Times

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From Tuesday 10 – Sunday 15 December, artist Geraldine Pilgrim will be presenting her newly commissioned site-specific work TOYNBEE: Fragments of Other Lives & Times. Responding to the vibrant history of Toynbee Hall & Studios, and their roles in the social landscape of Spitalfields and East London, she brings spaces … Continue reading “Alteration to TOYNBEE: Fragments of Other Lives & Times”

The Hilliard Ensemble starts farewell tour in Spitalfields

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In December, The Hilliard Ensemble are launching their 40th anniversary international tour with a performance at our Winter Festival! After four decades of performing music, the current vocal quartet – countertenor David James, tenor Rogers Covey-Crump, baritone Gordon Jones and tenor Steven Harrold – will be joined by former members … Continue reading “The Hilliard Ensemble starts farewell tour in Spitalfields”

Kate Tempest’s Brand New Ancients – a new Winter Festival event

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We’re delighted to share with you the details of an additional event in our upcoming Winter Festival this December. Brand New Ancients is an everyday epic from award-winning poet and spoken word artist Kate Tempest. It tells the story of two London families whose lives intertwine across generations in a … Continue reading “Kate Tempest’s Brand New Ancients – a new Winter Festival event”

In video: Winter Festival 2013 trailer

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See and hear more from Spitalfields Music Winter Festival 2013 in our brand new festival trailer. Our Programme Director: Festivals, Kate Kelly, introduces the festival programme with some of this winter’s artists, including composer and performer, Claudia Molitor, curator of the Orgelbüchlein Project, William Whitehead, clarinettist and composer Arun Ghosh … Continue reading “In video: Winter Festival 2013 trailer”