Listen: John Tavener’s Lament for Jerusalem

This winter the Choir of London are coming to Christ Church Spitalfields with a late-night performance of music by John Tavener, one of the leading composers of our time. Choir of London performed Lament for Jerusalem in their first concert in 2004, and we’re so excited that ten years later they’re returning to share it with us in an…

Festival Firsts: Kwartludium with Scanner

This December we’re welcoming festival newcomers Polish ensemble Kwartudium to Spitalfields for the first time. They’re coming together with previous associate artist, electronic musician Scanner in a unique collaboration. Discover what comes out of the creative melting pot when we bring together two radical and experimental artists for an evening of music made from visual/graphic…

What’s on this winter: Seasonal staff picks

Where can you see intercultural improv followed by the best of Benjamin Britten? Read on to find out more. Our new programme is brimming with exciting things to see and hear. Members of the Spitalfields Music team share with you what they’re most looking forward to at our Winter Festival 2013: Kate I’m really looking…

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…