Music has always played a central part in the life of St Martin-in-the-Fields. The in-house music programme at St Martin’s embraces music in worship, concerts, our weekly Great Sacred Music series as well as an exciting series of broadcasts, recordings and online content.

Evening Concerts

St Martin-in-the-Fields has a proud history of hosting some of London’s best live classical music events. Audiences and performers come together in central London to enjoy a series of evening classical concerts, free lunchtime concerts, educational concerts, concerts for families and late-night music events in St Martin’s’  wonderfully rich acoustic.

Brandenburg Concertos by Candlelight

Saturday 18 November 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

London Musical Arts Orchestra and Ensemble has performed regularly at St Martin-in-the-Fields since 1992 and has also appeared at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, St John’s Smith Square, at festivals and on tour abroad.

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Baroque Trumpet Concertos by Candlelight

Tuesday 21 November 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The London Gala Orchestra was originally formed to accompany ballet companies visiting London such as the Bolshoi, Australian, Canadian, Stuttgart, Moscow, Berlin and the Japanese Takarazuka Dance Theatre.

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Mozart Requiem by Candlelight

Thursday 23 November 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Choir of Christ’s College makes an important contribution to the life of the Cambridge college, singing at feasts, weddings, memorial services and other occasions.

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Lunchtime Concerts

The hugely popular Lunchtime Concert Series at St Martin’s gives features some of the finest upcoming musicians. Taking place every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 1.00pm. Free to attend with a suggested donation of £3.50.

Occasional lunchtime concerts form part of our Embassy and Cultural Institute Series,  featuring international performers recommended by their embassy, high commission, mission or cultural institute in the United Kingdom. They hope to increase cross-cultural appreciation and understanding, through the enjoyment of distinctive and stylish presentations of diverse musical traditions.

For information on participating in the series, please contact music@smitf.org.

Jazz and Live Music

The Café in the Crypt may be underground but there’s no secret that it is one of London’s hottest music venues. Listen to some swing, take a sentimental journey or dance to some Dixieland performed by some of the UK’s finest jazz musicians. While tapping to the tunes,  you can soak up some stunning Georgian architecture and enjoy fantastic food and drink.

Tony Kofi and the Organisation

Wednesday 22 November 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Award-winning saxophonist leads this quartet of some of the finest jazz musicians performing focused, funky hard bop Blue note style jazz.

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Miss Hoodoo and the Delta Boys

Wednesday 29 November 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Miss Hoodoo and the Delta Boys feature hard-hitting vocals, heavy-weight horns and a tight rhythm section.

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The Duke Street Big Band

Wednesday 6 December 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

These world-class London musicians perform Big Band standards and originals with a modern Latin feel.

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Box Office Online

Open today: 07:30 - 05:30

monday - sunday: 07:30 - 05:30

Box Office Phone

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00

monday - saturday: 10:00 - 17:00

Box Office

Open today: 09:00 - 20:30

monday - tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00

wednesday: 08:00 - 21:15

thursday - friday: 08:00 - 20:45

saturday: 09:00 - 20:30

Changes to regular opening times

Monday 25 December 2017
Closed

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Closed

When booking concert tickets for a group of 16 or more the 16th ticket is free.  Group bookings for concert tickets must be made in person or by telephoning 020 7766 1100.

Sound of St Martin’s

Celebrate the life of this unique institution in this series of choral concerts, combining inventive programming with the talents of our home-grown musical ensembles.

Sound of St Martin’s brings you the music which inspires and illuminates this church, performed by our high-quality resident choral ensembles: St Martin’s Voices, St Martin’s Chorus and the Choir and Choral Scholars of St Martin-in-the-Fields.

Bach Christmas Oratorio by Candlelight

Friday 1 December 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The story of Christ’s birth as told by Bach's great masterpiece - performed by our own St Martin's Voices.

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A Christmas Celebration

Thursday 7 December 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Leontovich, Darke, Rutter, Willcocks and Berlioz. Plus carols for brass, organ and audience including Once in Royal David’s City, God rest ye merry gentlemen and O Come all ye Faithful.

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Free Lunchtime Concert Sound of St Martin’s: Andrew Earis (organ)

Monday 11 December 2017
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

St Martin’s Director of Music Andrew Earis plays a selection of organ works for the festive period, including Widor’s Toccata and Thiman’s Fantasia on Adeste Fideles.

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Great Sacred Music

Every Thursday at 1.00pm, we present Great Sacred Music, our 35-minute lunchtime sequence to speak to heart, head and soul. Led by Revd Dr Sam Wells and St Martin’s Voices, it explores through song and readings the great classical music of our religious heritage.

Free entry. A retiring collection is taken to support the work of St Martin-in-the-Fields.

In-house Choral Ensembles

At St Martin-in-the-Fields, we are proud of the vocal ensembles that are nurtured within our walls. Our liturgical music making is led by the Choir, Occasional Singers and Children’s Voices. We have two choral training programmes, our Choral Scholarship scheme and St Martin’s Voices Fellowship scheme. Our programme of cultural activity is led by our professional vocal ensemble St Martin’s Voices.

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St Martin’s Chorus is seeking tenors! For further information, please read the information and application form and return your application form to choirs@smitf.org by Thursday 16 November.

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How to apply

If you are interested in auditioning for our voluntary ensembles – Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields, St Martin’s Chorus and Occasional Singers – please complete this application form and email it to choirs@smitf.org.

To apply for Children’s Voices please complete this application form and send it to choirs@smitf.org.

To enquire about the St Martin’s Voices and Choral Scholarship scheme please email choirs@smitf.org

Listen Online

We are pleased to present a new weekly podcast series as part of our Great Sacred Music Online series, Sacred Moments. Each Monday Revd Dr Sam Wells offers a short reflection, followed by a hymn or choral piece sung by St Martin’s Voices.