Women making music this summer

Today is International Women’s Day, a great reason to celebrate at the fantastic female artists in this year’s Summer Festival! Throughout June, we reckon over 600 female performers and composers are taking part in our Summer Festival, including those performing in David Lang’s Crowd Out, and the young people in our Learning & Participation programme. Here are…

An Unexpected Journey

Prior to their performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria in Vivaldi’s Angels at Christ Church Spitalfields, one of our Women sing East members reflected on the journey on which putting the work together has taken them. Working towards our performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria has been, for this member of Women sing East at least, a series of…

A Glorious Revelation

My first reaction was NO! No, No, No, NO, NO!!! even. I had been missing Women sing East all over the long summer break (three months) and although I had a vague notion we would be singing something very different this term – I hadn’t fully appreciated the fact that we would be singing Vivaldi’s…

Women sing East sing with Sally

Sally MacTaggart is one of this year’s Music Animateur Apprentices, and has been spending time this term with inimitable band of forty female voices, Women sing East. As the Summer Festival draws near, she tells us what she been up to with the choir.   I am now eight weeks into my time with Women sing…