LIFEM | 10-13 November 2021

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LIFEM celebrates Early Music Day 2021
LIFEM celebrates Early Music Day 2021

To celebrate Early Music Day 2021, LIFEM is sharing with you a special moment from its 2020 festival. On 5 November, in one of the more eye- and ear-catching new music stories of 2020, viol consort Fretwork gave the world premiere of new commission 'The Tudor Pull’, written for the ensemble by prolific composer, producer and Led Zeppelin’s legendary multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones. What's even better is, for 24 hours only, you can download the score to 'The Tudor Pull' for free and follow along to this stunning performance of new music for early instruments! Click here to download the score

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Filming concerts during a pandemic

We kept a record of the comings and goings of the filming days to document our experiences of running a festival during a global pandemic. We endeavor to recreate the atmosphere of the live concerts as we s...

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Music from Das Neue Mannheimer Orchester | Tuesday 10 November
Music from Das Neue Mannheimer Orchester | Tuesday 10 November

We are delighted to showcase this wonderful video from Das Neue Mannheimer Orchester promoting their new album Army of Generals: The World of the Mannheim Court Orchestra, from 1742-78 Volume I. Click ...

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Music from The Shanghai Camerata and Ensemble I Fiori Selvatici | Monday 9 November
Music from The Shanghai Camerata and Ensemble I Fiori Selvatici | Monday 9 November

We are delighted to showcase some wonderful videos from The Shanghai Camerata and Ensemble I Fiori Selvatici. Watch these videos below. The Shanghai Camerata The Shanghai Camerata has been bringing European...

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LIFEM: Digital on BBC Radio 4 | Thursday 29 October

Your browser does not support the audio element. On Thursday 29 October, BBC Radio 4's Today programme featured prolific composer, producer and Led Zeppelin’s legendary multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jon...

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John Paul Jones meets consort of viols | Thursday 15 October

World Premiere of The Tudor Pull, a new composition by John Paul Jones to be streamed at 7.00pm on Thursday 5th November from Marquee TV and the LIFEM website, www.lifem.org. In one of the more eye and...

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LIFEM announces Media Partnership with Marquee TV | Wednesday 7 October

The London International Festival of Early Music (LIFEM) has today announced a media partnership with leading online arts platform Marquee TV for its 5-11th November festival, LIFEM: Digital. LIFEM, in its 4...

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Press Release | Thursday 1 October

This year, as we venture to overcome the restrictions of the global pandemic, we are delighted that the London International Festival of Early Music will be going ahead with a full programme of events.

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Press Release | Friday 10 July

The LIFEM team has made the positive decision to move its November 2020 festival to a virtual platform, thus creating LIFEM: Digital.

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Inaugural Artistic Director Announced | Saturday 1 August

This year LIFEM has appointed its inaugural Artistic Director and we are delighted that experienced contemporary music publisher and creative producer, Gill Graham, has accepted the role.

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