Stoke Newington Early Music Festival
Brings the finest early music performers to this historic area of London. A regular feature of Stoke Newington culture over three decades, the festival is curated by its current director, Rachel Stott. Now in its 28th year, promoting music from medieval times to the 19th century performed on period instruments. Programmes occasionally include 20th and 21st century works, either new compositions specifically written for period instruments, or modern works which relate stylistically to early music.
The festival features performers whose careers have taken them all over the world. Ensembles have included the Consone Quartet, Chelys Consort of Viols, Fretwork, Flauguissimo Duo, Irlandiani and Trobairitz.