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Saffron Hall Online

Since you can't come to us at the moment, we're coming to you! Our newsletter is the best place to keep up to date with what we're up to, but we'll also be sharing a selection of things to read, listen to and learn about here.

New this week


Musical Mindfulness

We could all use a bit more calm in our lives right now so we have put together some of our favourite relaxing playlists and videos for you to enjoy.

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Digital Culture: A Change of Perspective

Our Marketing Co-ordinator, Emma Hall, reflects on her changing views of the value of digital cultural experiences during the current lockdown.

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Explore Chineke! and Sheku's concert

Find out more about the music from the concert with Chineke! and Sheku Kanneh-Mason scheduled for Saturday 11 April at Saffron Hall

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Face the music and dance!

Ways to get moving this week with dance classes, yoga sessions and open rehearsals from some of our favourite dance organisations

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Aurora Orchestra's Symphonie Fantastique

Watch Aurora Orchestra’s awesome performance of Symphonie fantastique and join in with their interactive dance-along videos

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London Philharmonica Orchestra 27 April 2019

Artist Spotlight: London Philharmonic Orchestra

Our favourite videos, playlists and interactive series from our Resident Orchestra

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To read

Barry Ife

Q&A with our Chairman Barry Ife

This week we asked Barry some questions about his involvement with Saffron Hall and what he thinks the landscape of the arts may look like in the future

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BBC Concert Orchestra and the Saffron Walden Choral Society on the Saffron Hall stage

Angela Dixon on Orchestral Programming

Get the inside view on the process of programming orchestral concerts from our Chief Executive

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Saffron Hall Volunteers sew scrubs for NHS

Our volunteers have sprung into action over the last few weeks to use their sewing skills to make scrubs for local NHS and care home workers

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Our stage set up for a dance project with students at Saffron Walden County High School and dance company Boy Blue

Configuring Saffron Hall for Dance

Our Technical Director gives an insight into the technical set-up that enables us to show dance in a venue purpose-built for classical music

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Creativity in Crisis?

Our Learning and Participation Director, Thomas, reflects on the value of creativity and the arts in the current climate

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Isata Kanneh-Mason waxes lyrical about Saffron Hall

Find out more about Isata Kanneh-Mason, her thoughts on the Saffron Hall Steinway and the special relationship between player and piano

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To watch


Brodsky Quartet @ SWCHS

Relive our 2015 cross-arts project with The Brodsky Quartet and twenty year 9 students from Saffron Walden County High School

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Angela Dixon judges BBC Young Musician 2020

Watch the coverage of BBC Young Musician 2020 featuring judging from our very own Chief Executive Angela Dixon

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The Quiet Connection

Get an insight into what it’s like to create a new dance work from scratch in just 3 days in this video of our SWCHS Yr9 Residency project

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Coming soon: Sing BIG! online

Watch a sneak preview of our new educational singing resource aimed at primary school age children

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