The London International Festival of Early Music is one of the largest and most inclusive early music festivals in the world. In 2020 we hosted a virtual festival – LIFEM: Digital – which was attended by an audience from all corners of the globe. Our Festival Review, which you can read here, shares with you information about the challenges we faced, and the achievements that helped make it a tremendously successful event.
This year we look forward to returning to a physical festival at our home in Blackheath; to seeing friends, makers, performers, and welcoming new attendees too. Our concert programme, including performances from soprano Lucy Crowe, viol player Liam Byrne and lutenist Jonas Nordberg, as well as joint winners of our Young Ensemble Competition, Ensemble Pro Victoria and Ensemble Hesperi, is a feast of music from the French and English baroque. Read more about this from our Artistic Director, Gill Graham.
Do join us 10–13 November 2021 for what promises to be a festival for all those involved in, and passionate about, early music.