Meet our Associate Artists: La Nuova Musica

Led by charismatic conductor and keyboardist David Bates, ensemble La Nuova Musica are familiar faces at Spitalfields Music. They’ve fast built a reputation for their compelling approach to baroque music, and it’s amazing to welcome them back to Spitalfields this summer as Associate Artists. In their series they present a range of experiences including the bold…

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15 amazing things in #SMSF15

This June we’ve lined up some of the best music old and new, music inspired by Spitalfields, and sounds for the youngest of ears to enjoy. To introduce you to what’s coming up we’ve put together 15 picks of some of the best things about our Summer Festival 2015. Ian Bostridge, Alice Coote and Elizabeth…

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#ProudTH: Proud to be Tower Hamlets

Spitalfields Music is born and bred in Tower Hamlets. We’re proud to be a part of the area’s rich cultural make-up and to work with the astounding local talent and creativity. As we continue to explore more and more of our home borough, we want to celebrate the sights, sounds and stories we uncover along…

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Meet Our Associate Artists: Emily Hall

We’re massive fans of composer Emily Hall’s music. Acclaimed for clarity and directness it’s delighted audiences at past festivals with inventive sound worlds, and we’re thrilled to welcome her as an Associate Artist this June. Much of Emily’s work is forged through close relationships with singers and writers. This festival two new works see her…

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Intern Diaries: Marie

Our Learning and Participation Intern Marie joined the Spitalfields Music team at the end of last year. Three months in, she tells us what she’s been up to and what she’ll be working on over the coming months. Greetings from the intern desk! I’m half way through my time at Spitalfields Music as the Learning & Participation…

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Takeover Spring Festival: 24-27 March

This March, Spitalfields Music hosts a third festival, the Takeover Spring Festival, curated by schoolchildren. Meredith Stacks finds out more. An interactive pomegranate orchard, a dance-mat quartet, a 6ft performing puppet made of recycled materials… just a few of  the imaginative ideas brought to fruition during past Spitalfields Music Takeover projects.What makes Takeover even more special…