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The Sound of St Martin’s Autumn Festival

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Thursday 3 November 2016

8 – 12 November 2016

We are delighted to present this year’s Sound of St Martin’s Autumn Festival, a series of concerts across Remembrance-tide featuring our resident choral ensembles.

The Festival begins with Allegri Miserere by Candlelight performed by the Choral Scholars of St Martin-in-the-Fields. Other highlights include a programme of Britten and Purcell presented by St Martin’s Chorus and An Evening at the Opera including arias from much-loved operas by Mozart, Puccini and Bizet sung by rising stars of the opera world.

To conclude the Festival, there is a performance of Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music and Fauré Requiem in an exciting collaboration between our professional choir St Martin’s Voices and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.


Tuesday 8 November, 7.30pm Choral Scholars of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Allegri Miserere

Programme

Gjeilo – Ubi caritas
Purcell – Thou knowest Lord
Purcell – Remember not, Lord, our offences
Byrd – Mass for four voices
Allegri – Miserere
Tallis – O nata lux
Tallis – Lamentations
MacMillan – Miserere

Performers

Choral Scholars of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Andrew Earis Conductor

Tickets: £22 £18 £14
Available here

St Martin's ChorusThursday 10 November, 7.30pm
Britten and Purcell

Programme

Purcell – Rejoice in the Lord alway
Purcell – Funeral Sentences
Britten – Agnus Dei from War Requiem
Britten – To Daffodils from Flower Songs
Purcell – Choruses from Dido and Aeneas
Britten – A Hymn to the Virgin
Purcell – Hear my prayer
Britten – Choral Dances from Gloriana
Purcell – O God, thou art my God
Britten – Rejoice in the Lamb

St Martin’s Chorus
Andrew Earis Conductor

Tickets: £25 £22 £18 £13 £9
Available here

Friday 11 November, 7.30pmSt Martin-in-the-Fields
An Evening at the Opera

Programme

An evening of popular arias and choruses from great operas, presented by rising stars from the world of opera. The programme includes well-loved arias from Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte, Puccini’s La Boheme and Bizet’s Carmen.

St Martin’s Soloists
Jeremy Cole Piano
Andrew Earis Director

Tickets: £26 £22 £18 £15 £9
Available here

St Martin's VoicesSaturday 12 November, 7.30pm
Fauré Requiem

Programme

Elgar – Introduction and Allegro
Vaughan Williams – Serenade to Music
Elgar – Serenade for Strings
Vaughan Williams – Five Mystical Songs
Fauré – Requiem

Performers

St Martin’s Voices
Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Andrew Earis Conductor

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