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Events today, Friday 30 October 2020

re:connect – Regeneration (5.00pm & 7.30pm) See more

Opening with works by Jean Féry Rebel and Saint-Saens, this concert explores the theme of 'regeneration'. Samantha Fernando's work Lost Things is inspired by complex emotions within relationships, before closing the concert with with Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring; the balletic portrayal of a spring celebration of the American pioneers of the 19th century, after building a new Pennsylvania farmhouse.

Saturday 24 October 5.00pm & 7.30pm

re:connect – Requiem for our Time (5.00pm & 7.30pm) Sold Out

The opening concert in the Academy of St Martin in the Fields re:connect series honours those who have suffered and lost their lives to COVID-19, and is given in memory of Martin Loveday, a former cellist with the Academy who died from Coronavirus in April 2020. Arvo Pärt’s Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten opens, followed by Fauré’s beautiful Requiem with Carolyn Sampson, Roderick Williams and St Martin's Voices. There will be two socially-distanced performances at 5.00pm and 7.30pm.

Saturday 12 September 5.00pm & 7.30pm

re:connect – Awakening (5.00pm & 7.30pm) See more

The penultimate concert in the re:connect series explores the theme of ‘awakening’. Alongside works by Sibelius and Nielsen, the performance features Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll. Written as a birthday gift for his wife Cosima, she woke on Christmas morning 1869 to it being performed on the stairs of their home. The concert closes with Mozart’s Symphony No 34, the last symphony written in Salzburg before ‘awakening’ his independent career in Vienna and beyond.

Saturday 5 December 5.00pm & 7.30pm

re:connect – Overcoming Distance – Online concert See more

The programme opens with solos for cello, clarinet and horn by Bach, Messiaen and MacMillan, before the orchestra comes together to perform Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No 4 and Copland’s Quiet City, culminating in Mozart’s exhilarating Symphony No 29. The concert will be streamed online from 7.30pm on Thursday 1 October and will be available for 30 days from the initial broadcast.

1 October to 30 October 2020

re:connect Concert Series – booking now open! See more

We are thrilled to announce re:connect – a series of eight concerts with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.

Saturday 08 August 2020 - Thursday 24 December 2020

In What Do We Trust? Autumn Lecture series – booking now open See more

We are delighted to announce the speakers for our Annual Autumn Lecture Series.

Tuesday 18 August 2020 - Monday 02 November 2020

Online Morning Prayer See more

A prayerful service with the daily reading of the Scriptures and saying of the Psalms. Streamed live on Facebook.

Friday 30 October 2020, 8:30 am - 9:00 am
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