‘SPIRITED’

Spirited is the Gazette of The English Music Festival and this immaculately presented, clearly set and cleanly designed publication brings to a global audience insightful, thought-provoking and stimulating articles on all subjects pertaining to English music and works by British composers. Further essays on British art, landscape, literature and culture serve to place the composers in their cultural context and provide a deeper level of interest and enlightenment. Each issue also features CD and book reviews, interviews with artists appearing at the Festival, and news of the Festival’s burgeoning UK and European Concerts Series, as well as a wealth of information from the large number of societies, organisations and museums which are a part of the EMF’s ground-breaking British Composer Organisations Scheme. No aficionado of English music can afford to be without this cornucopia of riches.

 

 

Please follow the links below to download a PDF version of the first issue; or, if you would like to submit an article to the Editor, please refer to the Guidelines for Contributors.

 

SPRING 2011 | ISSN 2049‑5587
PDF | 7.73MB

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LATEST NEWS

A very warm thank you to all those who made the recent day of concerts at Truro Cathedral possible: to the staff of the Cathedral, for welcoming us so enthusiastically and for their help before and during the event; to all the artists, for their magnificent performances; to the volunteers and the EMF Interns, without whose contribution the day would not have been possible; and to our audiences, for supporting the concerts — we hope you found them enjoyable and stimulating.

Thank you to all who made the 2022 May EMF such a success: to all those at the venues for their invaluable help and support and for welcoming us so warmly; to the artists, for the energy and commitment of their performances; to all the volunteers who assisted with general administration, staffing the Box Office, stage-managing and stewarding, and without whose help running the Festival would simply not be possible; and, of course, to our audiences, whose enthusiasm and financial and moral support all continue to mean so much as live music-making returns and we begin to plan for the future.

If you would like more details about our Friends’ Scheme, please follow this link to our ‘Friends’ Scheme’ page for a description of the tiers and their benefits, together with information about how to join.