By Cathy Boyes, BREMF Festival Producer – originally written for Making Music’s Highnotes Magazine As readers of this site will know, BREMF has recently presented an online Festival of 10 filmed events on YouTube and Facebook under the title ‘BREMF@home’. Each film was ‘premiered’ at a set date and time, and then stayed online for[…]
We’re always delighted to receive feedback about our events, whether that’s from audience members or press reviewers. Here are a few of the published press reviews covering our BREMF@home digital events. Weekend 2 films reviewed for Lark Reviews Pocket Sinfonia’s Pocket Sized Classics reviewed in The Latest Brighton Spiritato Birds, Bugs & Other Beasts reviewed[…]
We’re very grateful to Radio Reverb’s At Home this Morning for dedicating two shows to BREMF in the run-up to our online festival BREMF@home. Including music from the events, interviews with artists and interviews with members of the BREMF team, these are well worth a listen to find out about what’s coming up. You can[…]
The BREMF@home online events will be online for 7 days after the premiere, but as 26-30 October is half term in many UK schools, we’re aware that this will coincide with the 7 day catch up period for the first 5 events. However, if teachers would like to show any of these events in school[…]
BREMF has always been committed to participatory music-making, and this year is no different even though we are going online! On Thursday 29 October there’s a chance to learn a simple chorus from a brand new work The Whispering Dome, written by Jeremy Avis for this year’s Festival. The Whispering Dome brings together many of[…]
Recently we spent a day at Woods Mill nature reserve filming recorder player Piers Adams and Sussex Wildlife Trust naturalist James Duncan for our programme Bird Charmer, to be shown on 31 October.
Support for young artists has been the backbone of BREMF almost from the start, and our pioneering young artists scheme BREMF Live! has supported more than 300 emerging early music artists since its inception in 2007. A wonderful community has grown up around the scheme, and many of the ensembles whose lively and inspired programming[…]
By Deborah Roberts, BREMF Artistic Director On Monday 22 June I completed the 20 mile sponsored walk on the South Downs to raise funds for BREMF@home! I started around 8.30 at Devil’s Dyke with a cool wind and a chorus of skylarks. I continued west along the South Downs Way meeting many sheep, some beautiful[…]