David Bates’s Festival Picks

This Summer Festival is packed full of intriguing events. To help you navigate the programme, we’ve asked our Associate Artists to share what they’d like to come to (excluding their own events!). With just a month to go until our Summer Festival, we’re hearing from director of risings stars of early music La Nuova Musica, and Summer Festival…

Gettin’ to know you: Wallis

Earlier last year, Wallis Leahy joined the team as our Programmes Apprentice. She’ll be with us for the coming year as part of the Tower Hamlets Cultural Apprenticeship Scheme. Hello Wallis! So what was the first recording you bought? Luckily nothing too embarrassing – after wearing out my parents copy, my Uncle gave me some money…

Gettin’ to know you: Alex

We’d like to introduce you to our new Programmes Administrator Alex Groves! Hi Alex, welcome to the team. So what was the first recording you ever bought? I remember saving up for ages to buy some cassette tapes when I was younger – one of which was the early noughties classic ‘It Wasn’t Me’ by…

60 Seconds With…Clarinettist Stuart King

Clarinettist with CHROMA, Stuart King took some time out to answer our quick-fire questions about his inspirations, performing with CHROMA and his favourite venues: What’s the most played track from your MP3 player/CD collection? Richard Strauss – Metamorphosen What did you want to be when you grew up? A chef What would you most like…