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 The Simonsound *Guest Post!*

Festival artist and seasoned interviewer Nick Luscombe took over our regular 60 Seconds With slot to chat with The Simonsound who will be performing on 22 June as part of our Village Underground evening Nick Luscombe Presents… Tell me when did The Simonsound project begin? The seed that went on to become The Simonsound was…

60 Seconds with… Simon Hewitt Jones

This year’s Summer Festival sees the world premiere of Who is My Neighbour? an east meets west collaboration between Britain’s Fifth Quadrant and Palestine’s Dal’Ouna. We’ve managed to grab 60 seconds with Fifth Quadrant’s Simon Hewitt Jones to find out a little bit more about him… What’s the most played track from your MP3 player/CD collection?…

60 seconds with…Rhodri Davies

Today we have the first Summer Festival installation of our feature 60 Seconds with…! In the build up to the Summer Festival we will be posting interviews with a variety of Festival artists . This week we spoke to harpist Rhodri Davies. As well as the harp, Rhodri also plays electric harp, live-electronics and builds…

60 seconds with… Rebecca

Round two of our 60 seconds with a Spitalfields Music team member. This week Marketing & Box Office Assistant, Rebecca discusses new year’s resolutions, her love for Contemporary Finnish composers and European Metal bands! What was the first CD/LP/Album you bought? I think it was a Savage Garden cassette tape… (which I am ashamed to…

60 seconds with…Orlando Gough

The next installment of 60 seconds with… is here and today we have one of tonights Songs in the wires composers. Orlando Gough tells us about the first album he bought, the difficulties of choosing his favourite composer and what inspires him. Composing or performing? Composing – I’m not a great performer, though I enjoy…