Listen: A Fairy Queen in the Forest

This summer we’re bringing Musical Rumpus: A Fairy Queen in the Forest back to Spitalfields. Enter a world of fairies and fantastic animals in a magical forest, full of sounds and colours to explore. June’s a long way away though, so we’ve put together a playlist of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen, performed by The Sixteen, so you can…

Intern Diaries: Maki

Maki joined us in November as our Marketing Intern, combining her work with us with her masters course at King’s College London. Before she heads off at the end of the month, we asked her to tell us about her time at Spitalfields Music. Time flies when you’re having fun, and that has surely been…

In Pictures: Summer Festival 2014

Our Summer Festival 2014 ended just over a month ago, so we look back at some of our favourite moments from this years events. Enjoy! If you came to our Summer Festival, let us know what you thought – comment below or email us on talk@spitalfieldmusic.org.uk

In pictures: Musical Rumpus on tour

Earlier this month Musical Rumpus returned with a bell-ringing, foot-stomping interpretation of Handel’s Acis and Galatea, The Mountain Shakers! We toured the new show in libraries and community centres across Barking & Dagenham and Newham reaching just under 800 babies and adults in two weeks. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! You can also…

In video: Musical Rumpus

Musical Rumpus is our interactive opera for 0-2 year olds. Our most recent production, Mudlark Dances, premiered earlier this year at our Summer Festival, toured libraries and community venues in Newham and Barking & Dagenham. The production has been enjoyed by 900 babies across East London so far, and due to popular demand, will be…