Festival 2020

Spitalfields Festival: At Home, featuring Black Music & History of the East End with S.I.Martin & Jon Jacob

Online streaming available with ticket until Saturday 19th December

Sat 5 - Sat 19 Dec 2020, 3:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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This December we are delighted to be bringing an eclectic range of music to you at home, including Errollyn Wallen, Katie Melua, the Dunedin Consort, Chineke! Junior Orchestra, S.I.Martin, The Miller-Porfiris Duo with Siwan Rhys, Jon Jacob and world premieres from Victoria Benito, Joy Effiong, Bobbie-Jane Gardner, Millicent James, Sarah Rodgers, Jasmin Rodgman, Susannah Self, and Heloise Werner.

Presented with the help of Arts Council England, The RVW Trust and the Culture Recovery Fund      #HereForCulture

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Black Music & History of the East End

Historian and writer S. I. Martin presents an imagined walk through London’s East End, sharing the area’s musical history, with exclusive recordings from Chineke! Junior Orchestra, including the world premiere recording of Amanda Aldridge’s Three Arabian Dances.  Aldridge – a singer who trained with Jenny Lind and went on to teach Paul Robeson – was an important member of London’s Black community in the late 19th and 20th century, and composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring.

Please note: this event is part of Spitalfields Festival: At Home. Purchase of a £15 ticket will grant you access to this event, as well as the full programme (from 3pm-10pm). To find out more about the full programme, please see the related event, linked below.

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