L&P Project Snapshot #2: Lullaby

Over the past few years, making music with ‘early years’ children (0-5 years old) and their parents has become a core part of our Learning & Participation programme, with projects like Musical Rumpus continuing to flourish and introduce hundreds of babies and toddlers to opera. Working with this age group sprang from recognising a need…

Intern Diaries: Caroline

Learning & Participation intern, Caroline updates us on what she’s been up to over the last month: The second half of the Winter Festival flew by at the beginning of January with, amongst other things, a fantastic performance by Paul Agnew in which he interspersed recitative with interesting and anecdotal commentary. Then there was the…

Sing me a lullaby…

Still singing the songs and buzzing from our Lullabies experience last year, Rachel Louis from VitalArts invited Spitalfields Music to the maternity wards of the Royal London Hospital for a second time.  Just hours after entering the world with our newest fan just 14 hours old at the time, our musicians Zoe Palmer, John Barber…

Lullaby Diaries (Final Part)

In February 2010 Vital Arts and Spitalfields Music worked together to bring live music to families and new born babies on the maternity ward at the Royal London Hospital.  The musicians performed and taught a selection of lullabies from around the world. With the help of willing families they also wrote simple songs in Arabic, Bengali, Somali and English. The following are…

The Lullaby Diaries (Part 3)

In February 2010 Vital Arts and Spitalfields Music worked together to bring live music to families and new born babies on the maternity ward at the Royal London Hospital. The musicians performed and taught a selection of lullabies from around the world. With the help of willing families they also wrote simple songs in Arabic, Bengali, Somali and English.

The Lullaby Diaries (Part 2)

In February 2010 Vital Arts and Spitalfields Music worked together to bring live music to families and new born babies on the maternity ward at the Royal London Hospital. The musicians performed and taught a selection of lullabies from around the world. With the help of willing families they also wrote simple songs in Arabic, Bengali, Somali and English.

The Lullaby Diaries (Part 1)

In February 2010 Vital Arts and Spitalfields Music worked together to bring live music to families and new born babies on the maternity ward at the Royal London Hospital. The musicians performed and taught a selection of lullabies from around the world. With the help of willing families they also wrote simple songs in Arabic, Bengali, Somali and English.