Sounds: Gabrieli Consort Winter Mix

Former Associate Artists Gabrieli Consort are back with us in Spitalfields this winter bringing some seasonal cheer. At Shoreditch Church they will be performing one of Benjamin Britten’s earlier masterpieces, A Boy Was Born (written while on a ship journey back from the USA). Alongside this is a selection of medieval and 20th-century carols guaranteed to warm…

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,…

We’ve got mail from Brighton

Joglaresa will be performing eclectic medieval music at the Winter Festival this year. Having taken part in the Brighton Early Music Festival, they will begin their ‘On Yoolis Night’ tour very soon! They sent us a postcard from ‘sunny’ Brighton: Joglaresa’s postcard from Brighton Dear Spitalfields Music, Well we’ve had a wonderful time down at…

Winter Festival Preview!

Our Winter Festival returns in December with a mix of old and new interpretations of Monteverdi’s nine books of madrigals, polyphonic singing from all around Europe and Fables – a new collaboration with Streetwise Opera. EXAUDI We are pleased to welcome back La Nuova Musica who will open the festival and previous Associate Artist, James…