Music

BBC Radio 4 Christmas Appeal with St Martin-in-the-Fields Carol Service 2017

The BBC Radio 4 Christmas Appeal with St Martin-in-the-Fields supports homeless and vulnerable people across the UK. This year, to support the Appeal, a special Carol Service will be held at St Martin’s, featuring Zeb Soanes, Felicity Finch and others from BBC Radio 4. 

Wednesday 6 December, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Duke Street Big Band

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

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

Great Sacred Music: An Advent Sequence

Revd Dr Sam Wells explores the story and the meaning behind the music of our religious heritage, with St Martin’s Voices (directed by Andrew Earis).

Thursday 7 December, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square

Come and join the Choir of the St Martin-in-the-Fields to sing carols around the tree, the gift to London from the Norweigan people.

Thursday 7 December, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A Christmas Celebration

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.

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

Free Lunchtime Concert: Royal Norwegian Embassy

The Royal Norwegian Embassy gives a taster of their annual evening concert with a rich and varied programme, celebrating the unique style and creativity of the Norwegian music scene.

Friday 8 December, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

A Norwegian Concert at Christmas

The annual Norwegian Christmas Concert presented by the Royal Norwegian Embassy and Statoil (UK) Ltd, celebrates the unique style and creativity of the Norwegian music scene.

Friday 8 December, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Carols for Shoppers

Enjoy respite from the busy streets of shoppers with relaxing afternoon of carols and festive music.

Saturday 9 December, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm