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Sounds: The Sixteen sing Britten

On Tuesday 17 December, The Sixteen will be joined by the Opera North Children’s Chorus for the closing night of our Winter Festival. They’ll be performing a seasonal programme packed with awe-inspiring work by Britten and Poulenc, including Britten’s impressive Ceremony of Carols, perfect for a winter’s night. Britten would have been 100 years old…

Sounds: Winter Festival 2012 Playlist

With coats coming back out of the wardrobes and the evenings becoming darker, it’s clear that winter’s slowly on the way and so is our Winter Festival! To get you in the mood for what’s in store, we’ve put together a Winter Festival 2012 Spotify playlist. We’ve included bits and pieces from all the programmes…

Best of the Fest (and the Rest)

For our final instalment of the Spitalfields Music staff’s picks from the Winter Festival and the rest of cultural London, we have Marketing & Communications Intern, Michael sharing his favourite forthcoming events. The concert I’m most looking forward to this festival is Monteverdi, Opera & Beyond (6 January) being given by some of the most…

60 Seconds With…Matt Peacock

Today we have the next installation of our feature ’60 Seconds with…’! Over  the coming weeks we will be posting quick and quirky interviews with the people behind the music at the Winter Festival. There’s no hard and fast rule with what we ask – most questions come from members of the team – though…