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Bach Christmas Oratorio by Candlelight

Thursday 09 December 2021

7:30 PM

Join St Martin’s Voices for a spectacular performance of Bach’s much loved Christmas Oratorio.

Programme

Bach – Christmas Oratorio (Parts I-III, VI) sung in German

Performers

St Martin’s Voices
St Martin’s Chamber Orchestra
Andrew Earis Conductor

St Martin’s Voices is one of London’s finest and most flexible vocal ensembles. They sing for concerts, broadcasts and special services at St Martin’s and beyond, perform alongside the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, London Mozart Players, Southbank Sinfonia and Will Todd Ensemble, and have toured to the USA and South Africa. They regularly feature in BBC broadcasts including Radio 3 Choral Evensong and Radio 4 Sunday Worship. In response to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, St Martin’s Voices have extended their digital recording projects, sharing regular online Great Sacred Music and concerts, as well as featuring in the Church of England online worship resources that have attracted more than 1 million downloads across digital platforms.

Andrew Earis is Director of Music at St Martin-in-the-Fields where he oversees the music programme at this busy London church. Recent performances include Mozart’s Mass in C Minor with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Beethoven Mass in C with Southbank Sinfonia. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Music and Imperial College, London, and holds a PhD from the University of Manchester. In addition to his duties at St Martin’s, Andrew is a regular contributor to BBC Radio’s religious output as a producer of programmes including Radio 4 Sunday Worship and Radio 3 Choral Evensong.

Dates, Times & Book

Thu 09 Dec 7:30 PM £36/£30/£25/£18/£10 Book

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