Vibrant Vivaldi

Our Summer Festival features a wide range of early music. A highlight is hearing one of Vivaldi’s lesser known works, La Senna Festeggiante, performed by renowned baroque orchestra The English Concert. Babies get the opportunity to hear this wonderful music too, at Musical Rumpus, a fun-filled journey down the River Seine. We have created a playlist to give you a…

Upcycling: Sustainable Sound

In recent years upcycling has had its moment. Or more than a singular moment it would seem, as shiny new commodities have been pushed aside repeatedly in favour of repurposing existing belongings. Upcycling is all about taking what you already have, or what someone else doesn’t want, and adding to it to create something new.…

Thirteen for ’13 – Part 2

Continuing the introduction to our Summer Festival 2013 programme, with bring you the second half of Thirteen for ’13. Find what the rest of the Spitalfields Music team is eagerly anticipating in this June! Phil, Development Administrator It’s a near impossible task, but I have to pick Illuminating Britten as the concert I’m looking forward to…

Thirteen for ’13 – Part 1

As a special kind of celebration for the new year, we asked our 13 team members which Summer Festival event they are most looking forward to seeing in 2013! (It was also an excuse for some word-play…) Take a look at our staff picks ahead of booking opening Monday 4 February at 10.00am. Helen, Office…

Staff Pick: Yoolis

This winter I’ll be getting my Festive fix from Jogleresa, with their marvellously medieval programme of traditional English music. Think jousting, dancing, carolling and period instruments! What more could you want?! The group, directed by Belinda Sykes have been performing their mix of ancient and traditional music since 1992 combining elements of Medieval, Middle Eastern,…