Subsidies for groups booking selected Early Music ensembles

Brighton Early Music Festival's Promoter Fund returns with subsidies for promoting groups across the UK.

Brighton Early Music Festival (BREMF) run Early Music Live - a nine month training scheme and performance platform programme for exceptional early music ensembles in the first stages of a professional career. The scheme is run annually, and ensembles are selected by audition each year.

The linked Promoter Fund offers seven promoting groups the opportunity to to claim a subsidy of between £150 and £525 per group (depending on the size of the ensemble) towards the fee of one of this year’s selected ensembles for performances in the 2017/18 or 2018/19 season.

Subsidies are offered on a first come, first served basis, subject to your organisation meeting the stated criteria. The application form is simple and should only take five minutes to complete.

Find out more and apply now

Plus - free tickets to hear the artists!

Making Music promoters can claim free tickets to hear the ensembles at a showcase at Brighton Early Music Festival:

Saturday 5 November, 3-6pm at St Paul’s Church, West Street, Brighton, BN1 2RE (10 minutes from Brighton Station). 

The ensembles are:

  • BLOCK4  - recorder quartet
  • Consone Quartet  - classical string quartet
  • Lux Musicae London - renaissance & early baroque ensemble with singers
  • Ensemble Hesperi - recorder and harpsichord duo
  • Fresh Ayre - voice and lute duo 

You are invited to a drinks reception afterwards to meet the artists. 

To claim tickets, please email advising if you require one or two tickets.