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Mozart Requiem

News St Martin – Talking Points

Friday 12 May 2017

Mozart Requiem by Candlelight
Saturday 20 May, 7.30pm

61-SMITFChoirApr17-0598The Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields sings Mozart’s beautiful Requiem directed by Jeremy Cole.

Programme –

Handel – Zadok the Priest
Mozart – Ave Verum Corpus, K618
Mozart – Laudate Dominum
Mozart – Divertimento in D
Haydn – Te Deum in C
Mozart – Requiem

Performers –

Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Brandenburg Sinfonia
Jeremy Cole – Conductor

This choral concert is part of a series that combines our resident choral ensembles with the music that inspires this church. Celebrating the life of this unique institution, director Andrew Earis unites regular inventive programming with the talents of our resident choirs.

Tickets: £29 £25 £22 £16 £9
Available here

About the performers

The Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields is an outstanding liturgical voluntary choir of 25 singers, rooted in Sunday worship at St Martin’s. In addition, they sing for the worship services at all the major church festivals, including Advent, Christmas, Holy Week and Easter. The Choir is well known for its broadcasts on BBC Radio and TV recordings, tours and concerts. It has recorded three CDs, Christmas at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Evensong in Blue and a recording, The Art of Worship, in collaboration with the National Gallery. They have toured around the UK, to Berlin and Paris and across the USA, including visits to New York, Atlanta, North and South Carolina, Virginia and Washington DC.

Jeremy Cole is assistant director of music at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, where he is the principal organist and plays for all regular and special services, as well as concerts and special events, in one of London’s busiest churches and concert venues. He is the founder and artistic director of Illuminare Choir, a professional chamber choir with a growing reputation. Jeremy pursues a busy freelance career as an organist, conductor and piano accompanist, working regularly with soloists, choirs and instrumentalists, and as a continuo player. Jeremy was organ scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge from 2010 – 2013. He appears on disc with Trinity College Choir on their Gramophone Award-winning disc of the music of Herbert Howells, and features as accompanist and organ soloist on their acclaimed recording of the music of Kenneth Leighton. Jeremy is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists and has studied the organ with Colin Walsh, Stephen Farr and David Briggs.