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St Martin’s Summer Online Festival: A Celebration of Bach

This concert originally broadcast on 27 August, but tickets are still available to view the performance online until 26 September. If you have a ticket, the concert is available for an unlimited number of viewings during this period.

A programme of some of Bach’s most beautiful and virtuosic choral motets on themes of religious longing, comfort and praise, intertwined with the haunting Cello Suite No. 4 and the celebrated Cello Suite No 1.


J.S. Bach – Motet Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden

J.S. Bach – Cello suite No 1 in G
Prelude – Allemande – Courante – Sarabande – Minuet I / II – Gigue

J.S. Bach – Motet Komm, Jesu, komm

J.S. Bach – Cello Suite No 4 in E flat
Prelude – Allemande – Courante – Sarabande – Bourrée – Gigue

J.S. Bach – Motet Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf


Zeb Soanes Presenter
St Martin’s Voices
Adrian Bradbury Cello
Ben Giddens Organ
Gabriella Noble Director

Our thanks to the supporters of the St Martin-in-the-Fields Trust, who have funded the St Martin’s Summer Online Festival. Help us secure the future of music at St Martin’s by making a donation today.

The performance will be available to ticket holders for 30 days after the initial broadcast with unlimited number of viewings.

As the impact of COVID-19 takes hold, we need people like you to keep helping us and the musicians we work with. Each concert in our festival costs around £2,000 to produce. If you are able to make a donation on top of your ticket price, you will help us to secure the future of music at St Martin’s. Please add your donation at the checkout. Thank you for helping to keep our doors open this year.

Please note that these concerts are pre-recorded in the church with no audience present, and edited together before broadcast. The performers and technical crew carefully adhere to all current government regulation on social distancing.

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