Music by old and new contemporaries in churches, galleries, streets, houses and markets. The festival boasts an high density of visual artists
Music by old and new contemporaries - from Monteverdi to Xenakis, Allegri to Clementi - spills into churches, galleries, streets, houses and markets in the heart of the East End for the festival. Spitalfields Music is defined by the area's evocative places and people. This year, alongside Hawksmoor's glorious 1729 Christ Church, Spitalfields, the Festival stages events in venues including the Whitechapel Gallery, 18th Century Fournier Street, Old Spitalfields Market, Whitechapel Bell Foundry, the Palladian-style Shoreditch Church, the century-old bandstand at Arnold Circus and new arts spaces, The Rag Factory and Village Underground. Spitalfields boasts the highest density of visual artists in the UK. James Weeks, composer and director/founder of leading contemporary music choir Exaudi, curates a series of events in gallery settings. The full list of dates and further details are available on the web site.