Emily Hall

Meet Our Associate Artists: Emily Hall

We’re massive fans of composer Emily Hall’s music. Acclaimed for clarity and directness it’s delighted audiences at past festivals with inventive sound worlds, and we’re thrilled to welcome her as an Associate Artist this June. Much of Emily’s work is forged through close relationships with singers and writers. This festival two new works see her…

Twitter reviews – Summer Festival 2013 in your words

Throughout the Summer Festival, we were overwhelmed with positive responses to our programme via social media.  What you think of our work is really important and we were ecstatic to hear back from so many of you. To say thank you for all your feedback, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite comments…

In video: Summer Festival 2012 Highlights

So unfortunately Summer seems to be fast-fading… Three-and-a-half days left of the Paralympics, children back to school soon, and it seems to be dark by 9.00pm. However, we’ve just put the finishing touches on a 2 minute round-up of this year’s Summer Festival, giving you a flavour of what we got up to during 16…

Phoenix Memories

You may remember reading Rus Pearson’s blog (and if not you can here!) about working with pupils at Phoenix School earlier this year. With the project over and the performance done, Programme Manager Cathy Birch went back to school to talk over their memories and experiences – a visit from which has emerged this audio blog.…

Midsummer Street Party – the main stage

A riotous collection of artists representing the variety of colourful cultures in and around the Spitalfields area will be gearing up to take to the main stage at our Midsummer Street Party. The performances kick off with a veritable gaggle of schoolchildren from local schools showcasing their singing talents. Next up brass group is the…

A ‘Fire’ starter

If you passed by the Attlee Youth & Community Centre last week you may have wondered – as did the guys who turned up for their usually quiet Tuesday evening football match – what was going on as scores of people poured in through the door. This was the first gathering of the “Fire choir”,…