All smiles!

One of our newest staff members, Camille shares her first experiences of a Learning & Participation workshop! Having only very recently joined the Spitalfields Music family, I am honoured to write my first blurb for the blog! This week I visited a singing and composition workshop at a primary school, with students between 6 and…

Spitalfields Music recommends…

We asked the team if they could only recommend one of our Summer Festival 11 events to a friend which one would it be and why? Here are a few of the answers they gave us: The event I can’t wait to see this summer is Michel van der Aa UK’s premiere by the BBC…

Artist Focus: Joyful Company of Singers

Now that booking has opened for the Summer Festival 2011 we’re going to crack on with our regular Festival blog features. This week we introduce the Joyful Company of Singers for the first Artist Focus post of the Summer Festival! The Joyful Company of Singers is one of Europe’s finest chamber choirs and renowned for…

Intern Diaries: Caroline

Learning & Participation intern, Caroline updates us on what she’s been up to over the last month: The second half of the Winter Festival flew by at the beginning of January with, amongst other things, a fantastic performance by Paul Agnew in which he interspersed recitative with interesting and anecdotal commentary. Then there was the…

Summer Festival 2011

Our Summer Festival 2011 events are now all online so take a look and see what takes your fancy! Highlights include Associate Artist series by The English Concert and Mica Levi, including an intimate dining-room performance and secret event at a rather unexpected location, the premiere of We are Shadows – our community opera for…

Sing me a lullaby…

Still singing the songs and buzzing from our Lullabies experience last year, Rachel Louis from VitalArts invited Spitalfields Music to the maternity wards of the Royal London Hospital for a second time.  Just hours after entering the world with our newest fan just 14 hours old at the time, our musicians Zoe Palmer, John Barber…