St Leonard's Church

St Leonard's Church
Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JN
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Barefoot Opera: La Boheme

Puccini's classic opera in which aspiring novelist Rodolfo falls for immigrant cleaner Mimi, and discovers a harsh reality as their youthful passion brings joy and pain. Directed by Jenny Miller.

Sat 23 Sep

£18.50 (£16; Children £10)

  • 19:30

Thu 28 Sep

£18.50 (£16; Children £10)

  • 19:30

Classic Album Sundays Presents: Recomposed By Max Richter: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons

In 2012, Max Richter released a record which brought contemporary classical and electronic hybrid genres into the mainstream: Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons. Revisiting how this album was created and discussing its legacy, Classical Album Sundays' founder and BBC broadcaster Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy…

Mon 4 Dec

£15

  • 19:00 – 20:30

House Of Monteverdi

Celebrating Monteverdi's 450th anniversary, a stellar line-up of artists contrast authentic performances of the Renaissance master's Eighth Book of Madrigals with groundbreaking modern works, premieres and re-interpretations.

Sat 2 Dec

£10–£55

  • 17:00 – 21:30

Hyperchromatic Counterpoint

Join three incredible solo musicians for an evening exploring counterpoint across four centuries. James McVinnie performs selected movements from JS Bach's Art of Fugue and Aart Strootman presents Steve Reich's seminal Electric Counterpoint. Referencing both Bach and Reich's work, Veli Kujala's Hyperchromatic Counterpoint…

Tue 5 Dec

£10–£22

  • 20:30 – 22:00

In The Light Of Air

Transforming Shoreditch Church into a home for mindful listening, the London Contemporary Orchestra (LCO) will perform selections of works by Pauline Oliveros which explore producing sound naturally for meditative practice. Following this LCO perform the London premiere of Anna Thorvaldsottir's In The Light Of Air.

Fri 8 Dec

£5

  • 20:00

Sat 9 Dec

£5

  • 13:15

Platform: Electric Counterpoint

Inspired by the collaborations running throughout the festival, young musicians from the THAMES Big Band and Senior String Ensemble have come up with something special. Working alongside Spitalfields Festival Artists they have created a new piece inspired by counterpoint and minimalism, combining the sound worlds of…

Tue 5 Dec

Free

  • 18:15

Renegade New Classical: Daniel Brandt, Nik Colk Void

Presented by Andre de Ridder's exceptional orchestral collective s t a r g a z e, this event sees the realms of classical collide with minimal techno, experimental and electronic music. Nik Colk Void (one half of Factory Floor) premieres an electroacoustic composition, while Erased Tapes signee Daniel Brandt (of Brandt…

Wed 6 Dec

£10–£28

  • 20:30 – 22:00

These Two Wars: In Focus

Breathing life into the installation There will be two wars (songs of love and war), Turner prize nominee Mark Titchner, festival curator Andre de Ridder and presenter Sara Mohr-Pietsch lead an unconventional evening combining discussion, performance and exhibition tour. Inspired by the legacy and socio-political ethos of…

Thu 7 Dec

£12

  • 19:00 – 20:30

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